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Variable Data Programer with PlanetPress Suite and Adobe (775 views)

Des Moines, IA
November 19, 2020

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Title                        :  Variable Data Programer with PlanetPress Suite and Adobe

Location                 : Des Moines, IA

Rate                       : DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Duration                : 12 Months

Interview Type     : In Person only

Work Status         : Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Type               : C2C,C2H, W2

Experience          :  10 YEARS

Prefer W2           : U S C/ G C /H1B Transfer/OPT/CPT/H4 EAD and other US work authorization are accepted

The State of Iowa OCIO is searching for a variable data programer to join our Print Team.  This position will be responsible for mapping variable data for agency mailings, postcards and larger books.  They will also work with the Post Office to create new Business Reply Mail (BRM) and other envelopes.  Additionally, the candidate will serve as a backup for graphic design orders.  The ideal candidate will be proficient using InDesign and Planet Press.


Setting up daily print templates in Planet Press

Setting up mass mailings in InDesign

Using Acrobat macros to run batch processes on PDF files

Running address validation on large yearly mailings

Using FTP software to transfer files to various customers/agencies

Burning CD/DVD’s, creating labels

Setting up Saddle-stitch books

Using InDesign scripts to import large print files for editing

Making .html and .css adjustments to the OCIO website template

Splitting production print jobs into printable files and archives

Splitting excel files into for postcard sheets

Cropping marks and registration

Mark mailings with OMR and sequential numbering

Set up large format prints

Making excel calculations for mass mailings

Configuring print drivers

The Software Developer/Programmer (SDP) converts data from project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to create or modify computer programs: Prepares, or receives from systems analyst detailed workflow chart and diagram to illustrate sequence of steps that program must follow and to describe input, output, and logical operations involved. Analyzes workflow chart and diagram, applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic. Confers with supervisor and representatives of departments concerned with program to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls. Converts detailed logical flow chart to language processed by computer. Enters program codes into computer system. Inputs test data into computer. Observes computer monitor screen to interpret program operating codes. Corrects program errors, using methods such as modifying program or altering sequence of program steps. Writes instructions to guide operating personnel during installation and maintenance of the application.  May work with business analyst to obtain and analyze project specifications and flow charts. May direct and coordinate work of others to write, test, and modify computer programs.  Most frequently requested programmer skills include C#, Java, PHP and IDMS.

The State will indicate specific development skills required with each posting.   For example: the State may specify a Software Developer/Programmer 3 with GIS skills and experience with industry standard or open source Geospatial software APIs or SDKs.


8 to 10 years of experience.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of complicated tasks, may lead and direct the work of others, may report directly to a project lead or manager, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Required / Desired Skills                         

Planet Press Production Suite       

Required       8          Years

Adobe In-Design     

Required       8          Years

Adobe Illustrator    

Required       8          Years

Adobe Photoshop   

Required       8          Years

Adobe Acrobat        

Required       8          Years

Adobe Dreamweaver         

Required       8          Years

Microsoft Excel        

Required       8          Years

Microsoft Publisher

Required       8          Years

Accuzip Address Validation Software    

Required       8          Years



Create 2D barcodes


Write scripts and import them into Accuzip      


Basic understanding of programming for Rubika        


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Apply here or Please send to resumes@sohanit.com

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Position Keywords: C#, Java, PHP and IDMS,GIS,APIs or SDKs.,Business Reply Mail (BRM)

Pay Rate: DOE/If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Job Duration: 12 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: OOJ - 2532

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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