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Job ID: 47993
Associate Design Development Engineer 
Our client is seeking an Associate Design Development Engineer to join their team. The Associate Design Development Engineer is an entry-level member of the Design Engineering team in Design Operations. They play a vital role with their peers, Workforce Specialists and Associate Design QA Editors.

Associate Design Development Engineers are responsible for the development of documents and formatting assets using data merging software. The willingness to learn conditional logical and new software is vital for success in this role. Our internal software leverages graphic design skills such as typography, page layout and image formatting with Adobe Suite products in conjunction with conditional logic for data mapping and vendor programming languages such as Python, HTML, or JavaScript. They will be working on various aspects of multiple projects simultaneously, at the direction of our Workforce Team. In addition, they will build relationships intra and interdepartmentally in a remote environment.

Associate Design Development Engineer Responsibilities
Regularly develop documents using Adobe design software; format assets to meet strict style guidelines.
Create dynamic data merges and implement conditional logic using internal vendor programming languages.
Discuss client needs and requirements with various internal stakeholders.
Present technical material in an understandable manner to technical/non-technical audiences and decision-makers to aid them in their decisions.
Learn and adhere to Design Operations development workflows and processes.
Participate in department special projects to improve internal processes.
Appropriately escalate project roadblocks.

Associate Design Development Engineer Qualifications
2 years of academic or practical work experience in InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat.
1 to 2 years hands-on experience with the following:
Windows platform and Microsoft Office.
Adobe Creative Cloud.
Typesetting and layout design practices, and
Maintaining accuracy over multiple design iterations.
Proven demonstrated ability to build relationships in a remote environment.
Proven demonstrated ability to follow regimented instructions while learning new software.
Proven demonstrated ability track complex details.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; able to adjust for intended audience.
Proven demonstrated ability to work under a deadline

Desired Qualifications
Any hands-on experience with the following is not required but would be preferred:
Agile and waterfall project methodologies,
Mail merges or integrating data with print,
Designing for the web both desktop and mobile using tools such as Figma or Sketch,
Project management software such as Jira,
Handling confidential/sensitive company information such as HIPAA or financial data,
HTML, or Technical or development-related experience with SQL queries, Python, JavaScript, CSV or XML data.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 


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