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Rob Aitchison

Display name:
Rob Aitchison
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Closest Major City (for Meetings):
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Main Position:
Consultant
  @ Sawed-off Consulting
Consultant
  @ Sawed-off Consulting

2017-03-01 - Present  (1 year, 3 months, 19 days)
Technical Director
  @ Sinking Ship Entertainment

2015-09-08 - 2017-07-07  (1 year, 9 months, 29 days)
Head of Technology
  @ Awesometown Entertainment

2013-08-06 - 2015-06-26  (1 year, 10 months, 20 days)

Responsibilities:

  • Specify, implement and supervise activities in the areas of: networking & communications, server and storage infrastructure, software development, digital security and production technical support
  • Ensure and report on continual functioning of mission critical technology operations with minimal downtime
  • Manage and report on the development, design and implementation of new applications and changes to existing computer systems and software
  • Test and report on new technologies and processes, liaising with management and key personnel throughout the process
  • Consult with Production and report on optimal workflow for technical activities
  • Ensure all production processes are supported with the appropriate hardware and software resources and roll out appropriately
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise technical staff
  • Research and report on new technologies based on the needs of Production
  • Create, review and oversee all back up and disaster recovery procedures and plans
  • Design systems for supporting an enterprise class NAS and other mission-critical technology at all locations
  • Oversee all helpdesk-style activities to support the technical needs of all employees
  • Work with department leads to define, build and maintain an all CG pipeline for a feature film
User Experience Manager
  @ Autodesk

2008-08-01 - 2013-08-02  (5 years, 1 day)
Member Since: September 17, 2008  (9 years, 9 months, 3 days)
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