Layout/Data Programmer 1
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
AB Data has an opening for a Data/Layout Programmer. The Data/Layout Programmer is responsible for merging variable data with layout design to create dynamic print ready documents. This position works closely with production and customer service to accurately meet client and industry requirements.  Direct marketing or variable data print industry experience preferred, but willing to train qualified candidates.

  • Use your basic knowledge of programming to analyze client data and integrate it into variable templates using conditional logic.
  • Set up direct mail and other digital printing projects.
  • Prepare PDF and hard copy proofs for client approval.
  • Create production ready files for printing.
  • Review the quality of the final product before the project is released to production.
  • One to two years of experience with variable data print and composition software is a plus.
  • One to two years of experience with Postal Processing is a plus.
  • Familiarity with programming logic.
  • Experience with digital print, direct mail and postal regulations is preferred.
  • Ability to learn new software applications quickly.
  • Proficiency with Adobe and MS Office Suites.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with account representatives to ensure accuracy for each project.
  • Strong time management and organization skills.
  • Use own vehicle for travel between corporate office and production facility in Milwaukee (approximately 2 miles, standard IRS mileage rate applies).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in the position.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time.

We offer a stimulating work environment, excellent compensation and benefits package and advancement opportunities. Candidates must pass pre-employment credit, background and substance screening.
A.B Data Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
A.B. Data is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, and without regard to public assistance status.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st shift
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and benefits.
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Security Clearance Note
Must pass business and credit background check and substance testing.
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