Data Recognition Corporation

Programming Support Specialist

Brooklyn Park,MN,US
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Responsibilities: Summary: 

The primary responsibilities of this position are to evaluate and assist in the set up and implementation of variable data print, mailing, and adhoc projects for new and existing accounts. This position will prepare and process client supplied files for variable data print production and deployment. Candidate for this team-based position must demonstrate knowledge of digital cut-sheet, digital continuous web and commercial printing with strong Customer Service skills as well as being detail oriented, and possessing strong organizational skills and work ethic.  The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated knowledge of GMC Inspire, Pitney Bowes PIOM, Adobe Creative Suite, digital variable data applications, database programs and web design technology.

The Programming Support Specialist possesses the education, skills and experience to assist with light graphic design, file set-up and consultation for customers.  These are billable services and the position will be required to assist customers directly and/or the Business Development Department.

Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist in deployment of projects in a graphics design / variable print development capacity
  • Assist in supporting divisional overall project development and deployment
  • Position must deal with prospective and current customers in a professional manner
  • Uses design experience and expertise to help customers solve their printing needs
  • Assists in increasing penetration of existing accounts through other product & service offerings and servicing new departments and/or offices of existing key customers
  • Works with Business Development Sales Representatives and customers to understand, consult and recommend additional value-added services for customers communication needs
  • To manage and communicate effectively our timelines and project planning as a leader of variable direct marketing, printing, fulfillment, and web development
  • Overtime and some weekends may be required



    • Preferred Qualifications

    • InDesign CS5.5 proficiency
    • Working knowledge of InkJet Continuous printing, i.e. Oce 3900
    • Fluent in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Word, Excel, Access proficiency
    • Knowledge of Online Proofing Software tools
    • Project Management experience
    • Database structure and use experience
    • Experience in variable data printing
    • Must be strong in grammar and composition
    • Must have good work history and references
    • Demonstrated ability to work quickly, neatly, while multi-tasking, ideally in a fast-paced environment
    • Proven record of focusing on quality and attention to the details
    • Design software, Internet software, order processing systems, project management software, spreadsheet software, word processing software, and mailing systems
    • Understanding of printing and/or the printing process
    • College degree, 2 to 4 year trade school certificate or equivalent experience preferred
    • Ability to perform on multi-faceted projects in conjunction with normal activities
    • Requires excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills as well as good trouble shooting and problem solving abilities 
      GMC Inspire, Pitney Bowes PIOM and other industry software
  • Current working knowledge of postal regulations, digital and offset printing, account management and accounting practices



    Essential Job Requirements:

  • Report to work promptly when scheduled
  • Be able to work under supervision and accept feedback 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups
  • Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load
  • Set and meet deadlines
  • Manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Other duties as needed


    Data Recognition is an AA/EEO Employer M/F/V/D


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