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ROBERT JORDAN ARONSON

 

3061 Garden Circle #B Shingle Springs, CA 95682 (530) 676-5233 E-MAIL: Bob@who.net

 

Objective

Career in computer technology involving creative application or innovation of 'state of the art' systems, methods, and ideologies. Achievement through hard working, task-oriented, flexible, collaborative technical service and good humor.

 

Work Experience

 

Quality Assurance Engineer, ShareWave June 1998 - April 1999

        Planning and documentation of a thorough software test strategy for Philips' AMBI Shell.

        Regular revision of test plans procedures to cover new features and critical development focus.

        Accurate logging and retesting of reproducible defects as maintained in Team Track database.

        Follow through on all issues, working closely with the development team to find solutions.

 

Partner/PC Systems Engineer, Technosplat / Castellani Consulting January 1996 - May 1998

        PC and Mac system construction, upgrades, repair, diagnosis, installation, trouble shooting.

        Integration of PC and Mac desktops, LAN, Multimedia, ISDN, TCP/IP, Print Server, E-mail.

        Software custom installation and support, Win NT, Win95, MS Office 97, Lotus, etc.

        Strong customer satisfaction skills. Client development, training and product support.

 

Manager, Audio-visual Services, Monterey Institute of International Studies May 1991 - March 1996

        Manage campus equipment and meeting facilities, coordinate classroom presentation technology.

        Implement wireless 12-lang interpretation labs, Mac Labs, satellite, TV, and auditorium systems.

        Budget all department expenditures, negotiated all acquisitions, and hired, trained, supervised staff.

        Self started AV Services, equipment, labs, and staff, on budget. 300% / 3yr. rise in serviced requests.

 

Studio Floor Director, Headline News, KMST-TV 46 CBS Monterey August 1988 - Nov. 1989

        Manage TV studio floor personnel and equipment during live news broadcasts.

        Edit news footage according to scripts, assembled teleprompter, directed studio staff and talent.

        Coordinate Engineering to assure satellite feeds, maintenance of edit bays, studio cams and lights.

        Assure Talent composure, prompt, high production values, consistent talent/studio readiness.

 

Ticket Manager - Production Manager, Carmel Bach Festival Dec. 1983 - August 1988

        Manage all subscription ticket sales, accounting, operations, and staffing, training, contingency.

        Hire and manage stage crew for opera, recitals, Chorale, Orchestra, rehearsals, and performances.

        Board members, donors, divas; special service for most every patron and participant of the festival.

        Coordinate details for special events, staging, sets, lights, catering, staffing, VIP services.

 

Education

 

        University of California, Santa Cruz - 1989 BA Theater Arts: Film/Video emphasis.

        UCLA Theater Arts/Communications - sophomore transfer

Honors

        Honors Student, Porter College, Film Theory and Criticism, UCSC

        Bank of America Award for achievement in Theater Arts.

        Licensed concert audio taper, Grateful Dead Productions, San Rafael, CA

        Carmel Bach Festival - 10 years Participant Certification of Appreciation

 

Activities

        Director, Concerts Events Program, UCLA Campus Events Commission

        25 years work in well over 150 theater, concert, film, & dance productions