About
Viki Solutions is a software engineering company that delivers exceptional results and service to our partners in the brand and digital asset management, packaging and print industries. Our team excels at agile software development, allowing our partners to evaluate early results, provide continuous feedback and change requirements to meet their evolving needs.
Our employees have a strong background in graphic communications, having built Prinergy and InSite while working for Kodak and Creo. We are located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where we enjoy cycling to work year-round and the occasional lunchtime sailing adventure.
Careers
We are always looking for creative, agile and well-rounded individuals to join our team. Exceptional skills are only part of the picture: as part of growing sustainably, we're keen to find people who fit the spirit of our enterprise.
If you are interested in joining the Viki team, please email .
Affiliates
We use a knowledgeable network of affiliates to help us promote and support our products. For more information, please visit our Affiliates page.
Afshin Mirmotahari
Afshin Mirmotahari, P.Eng.
Chief Executive Officer
Afshin founded Viki Solutions as a company that takes an economic approach to software development with a focus on delivering fabled customer service. He brings 24 years of software engineering experience, having lead highly functional and profitable software development teams at Kodak, Creo and Chemetics International. Afshin holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and co-invented a patent for the Kodak Prinergy workflow system. He enjoys spending time windsurfing and kayaking on the lakes and waterways of Vancouver Island.
Luke Niedjalski
Luke Niedjalski
Chief Operating Officer
Luke joins Viki Solutions with 10 years of rich Internet application development experience, having worked for Kodak, Creo and Speakwell. His recent projects have focused on eCommerce, variable data print, direct marketing campaigns and corporate brand content management. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Victoria. Luke enjoys trips to Beacon Hill Park with his family and bouncing on the trampoline in the backyard.
Bill Zickmantel
Bill Zickmantel
Director of Technology
Bill brings 20 years of software architecture and development experience to the Viki Solutions team. His background includes working for Creo, Kodak and MacDonald Dettwiler. Bill was a key member of the team that developed the world leading software applications: InSite and Prinergy. He is responsible for driving system architecture and making technology direction decisions. Bill lives in Victoria with his wife and two daughters, and enjoys sailing, kayaking and playing bass in a jazz quintet.
Peter Baker
Peter Baker
Customer Relations Manager
Peter joins Viki Solutions with over 25 years of software development experience. Most recently, Peter spent 10 years with Creo/Kodak as a project manager for the InSite product family. Prior to Creo, he spent 5 years at Power Measurement (now Schneider Electric) as a project manager for the Pegasys software product. He also spent a number of years as a consultant and business owner in the software process control market. Peter lives on Gabriola Island and enjoys laughter, the ocean, boating and comedy.
Brent Yager
Brent Yager, P.Eng.
Project Manager
Brent is a project manager and software developer for Viki Solutions. He has 16 years of experience as a software engineer and project manager for Kodak, Creo and the National Research Council of Canada. Brent holds a Master of Software Systems degree from the University of British Columbia, a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Brent enjoys coaching sports and spending time outdoors with his wife and two young sons.
Alison Mason
Alison Mason
Software Developer
Alison brings 9 years of software development experience and specializes in user-driven design. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Victoria, Alison moved to Dublin, Ireland. There she worked for a web consulting firm before being recruited back to Victoria to join the Creo team in 2005. Outside of the office, Alison can be found hiking and camping in beautiful British Columbia and wherever else in the world time will allow for.
Ann Patrick
Ann Patrick
Software Developer
Ann brings over 18 years of software design and development experience to Viki Solutions. Her previous employers include Kodak, Creo, Object Technology International and MPR Teltech. For over seven years, she was deeply involved in the development of the InSite suite of products. When she's not at work, Ann can be found riding her bike, playing with her kids and driving them to hockey games and practices.
Rob Morgan
Rob Morgan
Customer Support Specialist
Rob joins Viki Solutions after nearly 12 years at Creo/Kodak where he worked on the Prinergy Development and Product Support teams. While there, he helped develop and support many features; some of which include the Trap Editor and Layered PDF Versioning. A graduate of Ryerson University's Graphic Communications Management program, he brings 18 years of experience in the prepress industry to the team. New to Victoria, he is looking forward to exploring the fairways (and woods) of Vancouver Island's many golf courses.
Julia Effler
Julia Effler
Release Coordinator
Julia joins the Viki team with a background in science and writing. She enjoys teasing the order out of complex ideas, using plain language in her technical writing and working with the team to deliver a solid product. Julia earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from UVic and an Associate Certificate in Technical Writing from BCIT. Outside of work, you'll find Julia playing with her kids and family, digging in her garden, baking and trying to knit a pair of mittens that match.
Kate Beardmore
Kate Beardmore
Executive Assistant
Kate joins Viki Solutions with a background in banking and insurance. She brings to the team a sense of leadership, strong organizational skills, and an ability to identify and seek out people's strengths. Kate has used these skills and more to organize large events such as Jump Ship, Bike Jam and her kids' school bike league. When she's not at work, you'll find Kate deeply involved with family activities such as mountain biking, ballet, clay pigeon shooting and skiing.