Jon Gibbins

Associate Consultant

Jon is widely recognised as a leading expert in web and mobile accessibility, interface development and testing. He regularly delivers training to teams on mobile accessibility, testing, and using HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build accessible websites.

Key areas of interest

  • Accessible web development, including JavaScript and WAI-ARIA
  • Mobile accessibility: iOS and Android apps, responsive design
  • Accessibility training: web, mobile, advanced testing, development techniques
A passionate advocate for accessible design since 2003, Jon helps organisations to understand accessibility and deliver accessible products and services through training, accessibility testing and technical solution finding. He is part of an active accessibility community discussing the latest issues, researching solutions and helping practitioners better their skills. Jon regularly trains development and testing teams, and has provided training for large brands and government agencies in the UK and the USA. His courses cover a variety of topics that include web accessibility, mobile accessibility, iOS and Android accessibility, advanced testing techniques, JavaScript and WAI-ARIA.

Speaking engagements

Jon is often invited to speak at grassroots meetups and industry conferences, and most recently spoke at AccessU 2017 in Austin, Texas. Take a look at Jon's speaker biography and get in touch if you'd like him to speak at your event.

WAI-ARIA: the dark art of accessibility?

A few weeks back I was interviewed on the A11y Rules podcast by Nic Steenhout. In it, I discuss what I believe to be the biggest barrier to a more accessible World Wide Web, which I believe to be awareness. In my experience, it’s not…

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Jon Gibbins interviewed for A11y Rules podcast

The A11y Rules podcast presents a series of conversations between people involved in web accessibility and the host, Nic St…

Christmas ad accessibility: Lidl

Welcome back for day 9 of our Advert Advent, an accessibility review of 2017’s Christmas adverts. Today’s review is for L…

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