ATICA: Brian Cotton
ATICA: Affiliated Timber Investment Conversion Advisors, Inc.
Brian Cotton

Brian Cotton

IT Consulting

Brian is very detail oriented, which helps him in being organized and efficient. He's enjoyed being involved in the complete process of jobs that he's worked on; knowing how and why something works, more than just knowing how to produce the end result.

Brian has a passion for programming and working with technology. Receiving degrees in both computer science and mathematics, which was put to use while working as a programmer for Sony Computer Entertainment of America. He worked with different programming languages and software in the production of quality AAA software releases.

Brian has been working with Atica, Inc as network administration in both maintenance and installation of technology and networking. He has worked in complete business installations, including mill-wide network, data & communication systems. Scope and implementation to fulfill both hardware and software needs. Communication systems, both conventional and using newer technologies such as VoIP. Security system design and installation.

Brian has put his experience to use in the administration and implementation of the above systems at Warm Springs Forest Products Industries, Warm Springs Composites, WMATCO, LLC, and Blanca Forestry Products, Inc.


WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • 2013-Present     Cotton IT Consulting – IT Specialist                   Bend, OR

    Working together with a skilled group of independent affiliates to provide services mainly in the sawmill industry. Design and implementation of network and software requirements for the specific needs and capabilities of each site.

    • System specifications & design
    • Procurement
    • Installations
    • Commissioning
    • Programming & Training

  • 2003-2012       Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC – Designer     Bend, OR

    Working with a team of highly creative individuals to create AAA titles for various Sony consoles. Creating designs and levels from concepts to gold.

    • Software management
    • Design pre-production
    • Project production
    • Team coordination
    • Finalize product


EDUCATION:
  • 1998-2002       Western Baptist College                         Salem, OR

    BS in Computer Science & Mathematics