Data Recognition Corporation

Composition Specialist, Media and Composition

Feb 09, 2017
Jul 25, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
This position will report directly to the Sr. Manager of Media and composition and is part of the Media Composition group. This position will modify and maintain items and passages for item test development teams while adhering and implementing style and client specification for various projects. This position will work within the established processes currently in IDEAS (DRC’s proprietary item bank). Help standardize and implement unique format changes to passages and items through XML process instructions, and format items and passages for online presentation.



Position Responsibilities:


  • Execute, maintain and monitor all items and passages within IDEAS
  • Utilize XML process instruction code for print layouts
  • Create tech enhanced items (i.e. bubble input, drag and drop, hotspot, click to respond, layered input, etc.) for on-line presentation in INSIGHT
  • Understanding of  CSS for online development
  • Use IDEAS, and its related tools to maintain process efficiencies
  • Follow and support adopted software development methodologies
  • Identify formatting issues within IDEAS
  • Collaborate effectively with other production teams and business units
  • Provide support in troubleshooting technical/formatting issues in IDEAS.

Qualifications: Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in publishing technology; related field or relevant professional experience
  • Working knowledge of various data base systems
  • Knowledge of layout, typography, and overall composition and/or publication style
  • Problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to adjust to changing circumstances and direction required
  • Clear communicator both verbal and written, able to correspond to diverse groups of people
  • Strong attention to detail


Essential Job Functions

  • Report to work promptly when scheduled
  • Be able to work under supervision and accept feedback
  • Successfully work both as a member of a team and independently
  • Task oriented, self-starter that is able to meet tight dead lines
  • Flexibility to help with any task as needed
  • Work on-site at our Plymouth, MN office – this is not a remote position


Reporting to this position:  No direct reports


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for up to 8 hour periods of time
  • Ability to look at a computer monitor, utilize a keyboard and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds as necessary


Data Recognition Corporation is an AA/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D