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Variable Data Specialist


Aurora, CO
ID: 44387

Must be able to work with various graphic design and layout software applications commonly used on Mac and PC platforms. Must have a working knowledge of programs and plugins like Indesign – Xmpie and or Printshop Mail.  Provide high quality variable data print work in a fast-paced production environment. Responsible for all aspects of file formatting, data merging and producing PDF print files for all digital presses.



Required Skills

  • Prepare PDF documents for variable data processing
  • Format Excel mail files for merging
  • Use established guidelines to create custom documents on an as-needed basis
  • Ensure all variable print files delivered on-time; expedite operations that delay or alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions. Communicate  with management and CSR’s when critical issues arise.
  • Format documents for FTP uploads
  • Proofreading and monitoring jobs for errors and/or “common sense” mistakes to eliminate rework


  • Previous Experience with data merging
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel
  • Basic working knowledge of graphic design and  file formatting
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills; ability to overcome technical and non-technical challenges
  • Ability to remain flexible under pressure; reprioritizing projects as needed
  • Highly organized, cognizant of deadlines, and attentive to detail
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator)
  • Any commercial print or mailroom experience
  • Knowledge of BCC software is a plus





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