Dialog Direct
  • Marketing
  • Robbinsville, NJ, USA
  • Part Time

The Imaging Programmer is responsible for the timely and consistent set up of customer art files for direct mail production. Specific responsibilities include the analysis of incoming customer art files, for the purpose of variable data letter set ups for both laser and digital print production

Key Responsibilities

  • Mapping of data fields and/or scripting in imaging software to prep for laser or Digital Press
  • Utilize imaging software to create print ready documents
  • Provide required documentation to Laser department for release to production
  • Responsible for producing hard copy, soft copy and/or laser sign offs, tracking revisions, obtaining approval and compliance with all departmental procedures associated with documenting these tasks
  • Analyze imaging programs to ensure accuracy of setup and compliance with personalization instructions
  • Ensure accuracy of all processed output related reports. Interfaces with Data Processing, Pre-Press, Production and Client Services to insure client expectations are met
  • Cross departmental and self-audit of Imaging and Pre-press functions as directed by Management
  • Imagers must also be versed in Pre-Press functions for redundancy purposes. These include:
    • Verify the accuracy of laser copy, and positioning in relation to the copy provided by the client
    • Prepping customer supplied art files and importing into Print Net T to create initial workflow this includes utilization of Print Net T plug in functionality.
    • Color Management inside software platforms for Digital Print output
  • Ensure accuracy personalization instructions and final output
  • Review job specifications to identify time constraints and report potential trouble spots to DP Management
  • Execute and prioritize all projects assigned in order to meet deadlines
  • Communicate status of jobs at key time intervals to DP Management
  • Support Client Services by reviewing personalization instructions and sharing technical knowledge
  • Promote quality work and maintain a professional work environment
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes, make recommendations and be prepared to answer the "why" questions that may surface due to lack of understanding
  • Exercise independent judgment in the course of carrying out job functions
  • Must be available to work overtime during the week and on weekends during heavy workload periods that require increased work hours
  • Support the direction and philosophy of the company

Experience with one or more of the following platforms is desirable:

  • Adobe products
  • GMC Inspire / Print Net T
  • Quark
  • Ultra Edit 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of personalization systems, i.e. Print Net T. Apply knowledge of imaging processes and capabilities to support client needs and direction of DG Management
  • Solid understanding of Imaging workflow, including laser and Digital print output processes
  • Knowledge utilizing common barcodes such as Postnet, IMB, UPC, 2D, etc.
  • Must have excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of Data Processing workflow
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral team member
  • Ability to negotiate and deal constructively with conflicts and problems
  • Ability to maintain order in an environment of ever-changing priorities
  • Microsoft applicationsWord, Excel, and Outlook
  • Functional use of Adobe Acrobat, In Design and Quark 

About Dialog Direct
Dialog Direct is a marketing and customer engagement solution provider focused on helping brands connect and engage with their customers to generate leads, increase sales and provide superior customer engagement solutions that create remarkable experiences. With more than 4,500 team members across 15 locations, the company offers a full range of sales and marketing support services direct marketing, campaign management, customer service and sales, order fulfillment, eCommerce and data analytics to help its clients build lifelong customer relationships.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

All candidates will be required to complete and pass a background check. All candidates selected will also be processed through E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

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