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Variable Imaging Intern

Apply Job ID 30229 Date posted Feb. 05, 2024 Location Pewaukee, Wisconsin

As a global marketing experience company, Quad’s goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best— for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we’re a company that believes we can always create a better way.

Quad's Direct Marketing - a Quad subsidiary that offers concept-through-delivery services, including just-in-time marketing strategies, creative development, and creative and workflow solutions, as well as online communications deployment and comprehensive print production and distribution, all driven by data is seeking a Variable Imaging Programmer - Intern. 


  • Support accounts or projects by utilizing department resources, evaluating individual project or client needs, as well as prioritizing, tracking, and maintaining records of cost and schedules.
  • Match client supplied size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, style and size of type. Analyze customer data, instructions, artwork, and integrates using variable composition software.
  • Review quality of final product before release to client, present proof samples for internal review/approval prior to delivery to client for selection and/or approval.
  • Create finished output and supporting documentation for manufacturing.
  • Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology and changes within industry, as well as follow established company and department QC and SOP standards.
  • Provide off hours/weekend support for a 24/7 manufacturing operation


  • Working towards degree in job-related major; Computer Science, Media Arts and Game Design, Media Communications, etc. 
  • Variety of computer skills/languages preferred:
    • PC Proficiency required, Mac Proficiency desired
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Lync, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
    • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator)
    • Variable Data Print (VDP) software such as GMC Inspire, Page Flex, XMPie, Xtreme Dialogue, Fusion Pro
    • Basic understanding of if-then-else relational logic, scripting, and object-oriented programming languages
  • Mathematical and effective communication skills required: ability to calculate numbers/fractions/decimals in all units of measure, as well as, English communication skills both verbal and written


We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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