Edgar Hernandez

Edyhernandez77@gmail.com / 210.332.0567 / www.edyhdz.net

Summary of Qualifications

15+ years in web, art, multimedia, video, ideation, design and development
11+ years in Management
9+ years in corporate communications
Award winning designer
Highly effective in communicating with executives and internal/external audiences
Highly creative in developing design and communication strategies utilizing all facets of traditional and new media
Expert proficiency with many Adobe products
Certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Project+, CompTIA Security+

Technical Skills

Operating Systems         Windows OS as well as MacOS,
Programming                   HTML, HTML5, CSS, Lingo, Actionscript, Javascript libraries
Web Servers /Tech           IIS, SSL, HTTPS, Streaming Media
Remote access                    VPN, Terminal Server

Software
Design Software:
Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection

Video Editing:
Apple Final Cut Pro, Harris – DPS Velocity, Adobe Premier, Adobe After Effects

Video Production:
Very proficient with any type of “prosumer” cameras as well as creative lighting for video

Photography:
Proficient with any DSLR camera and studio set

Audio Editing:
Any single and/or multitrack recording software

DVD Authoring:
Adobe Encore

Web Development Software:
Adobe Dreamweaver, SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio, Sublime Text

Multimedia:
Adobe Flash

Streaming Video:
Windows Media Services, Flash Media Services

Hardware
Audio production equipment, digital audio workstations, mixers, eqs, mics,
Video production equipment (switchers, routers, baluns, etc.)

Professional Experience

USAA | San Antonio, TX
UX/UI Designer
July 2013 – Apr 2013

FRONT END WEB DEVELOPMENT
Responsible for maintaining the design and usability standards for the Life Insurance product for corporate website.
Work with business owners to develop wireframes and working models
Work closely with IT to determine and technical requirements necessary to meet the project goals. Ensure that usability standards are met.
Participate in usability studies.
Worked closely with cross functional departments to ensure best possible outcome for members.

Instructus Media | San Antonio, TX
Multimedia Developer
July 2013 – Oct 2013

WEB/APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
Responsible for implementing and designing training content
Worked on UX/UI of content deliverables
Ensure that usability standards are met
Participated in usability reviews

Infotouch | San Antonio, TX
Design/Media Manager
May 2013 – July 2013

WEB/APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
Responsible for maintaining content for corporate website

Responsible for the maintenance and development of the corporate website
Worked on corporate web redesign.
Worked on UX/UI of Infotouch POS application redesign

ART/DESIGN
Responsible for visual rebranding across all media channels: video, web, and print (in Progress)

Worked closely with executive staff to ensure continuity through business channels/departments

Meddocpro | San Antonio, TX
Design/IT Manager
August 2011 – May 2013

WEB DEVELOPMENT
Branded, designed, and developed the meddocpro corporate site
Developed front end of the meddocpro application
Led the UX/UI design on the meddocpro application
Wrote content for meddocpro corporate site
Analyzed web analytics

IT DEVELOPMENT
Directed the development team
Strategized application development
Prioritized and planned projects
Acted as the intermediary between IT and executive staff
Queried/Monitored SQL database to provide support to clients

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Reviewed pertinent industry changes and recommended plans of action
Developed relationships with companies in vertical industries
Developed and coordinated business level contracts
Trained and hosted “in service” to ensure clients success
Examined and developed plan of action for the ever changing Health IT world
Ran webex and in person software demonstrations

 

The SCOOTER Store | New Braunfels, TX

Design and Multimedia Manager – Culture and Communications
November 2003 – August 2011

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Led branding, design, production and implementation of all types of media-related projects specific to internal communication
Developed quarterly communications, themes and visual branding
Worked closely with executive staff to ensure company alignment through communications
Managed and coordinated communication efforts across multiple medias: video, web, and print
Worked as the Culture and Communications liaison with IT
Technical lead in broadcasting corporate communications

COMMUNICATIONS

Wrote articles for daily corporate communications
Contributed content as a creative writer for an op-ed column in the daily communications
Wrote scripts for company executives for companywide quarterly events
Reviewed the “voice” of corporate communications to ensure alignment of quarterly initiatives

WEB

Maintained and updated SharePoint-based corporate intranet home page as well as various other webpages
Designed the external hiring site called “Careers” for www.thescooterstore.com
Researched and proposed initial findings of social media as it applies to internal communications
Designed the look and feel of Sharepoint 2010 implementation
Assisted with the design and administration of the SumTotal Learning Management System

VIDEO
Scripted, managed, produced, edited and posted videos for companywide distribution
Worked with departments to determine video needs and recommended best practices regarding how video could help accomplish their goals
Worked with IT to integrate video streaming into our corporate communications
Rebuilt and managed in-house TV network
Designed, installed and managed the Customer Contact Center in-house TV network

DESIGN
Managed and created all printed and electronic collateral for the internal communications department
Designed and managed electronic and printed collateral for various other departments.
Developed, managed and implemented design and communications strategies for departmental initiatives
E-LEARNING
Designed and developed design standards for e-learning initiatives.
Recommended and implement the blending of technologies to further e-learning initiatives.

LIVE SHOW PRODUCTION AND PRESENTATION SERVICES
Managed and worked with various vendors to run live show productions with multiple video and audio sources
Set up, maintained and updated audio/video solutions for companywide and more audience- or goal-specific
events

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Integral part of the culture and communications team that helped acquire The SCOOTER Stores Fortune 100 Best Companies to work for 2010
Directed, filmed, produced and edited customer videos to show to members of the U.S. Congress to further The SCOOTER Store’s mission 2010 Annual Awards for Communication Excellence (AACE): first place in the Educational Materials-Print category
Wrote scripts, oversaw design, and ran live productions of memorable, themed employee rallies to communicate business objectives
Installed state of the art presentation and communication services in the Kay Harrison Auditorium (located at The SCOOTER Store) as well as the Customer Contact Center

MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST | CONTRACTOR | CLEAR CHANNEL EXHIBITIONS

September 2002 – October 2003
Designed and produced all types of media: audio, video, web, and print
Worked with fabricators to design exhibits

MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST | BILLSERV, INC. | SAN ANTONIO, TX

August 2000 – August 2002

Developed all types of media: audio, video, web, and print

Scoped, designed, and created all multimedia presentations

Worked closely with IT to meet technical requirements for our creative initiatives

Assisted in the creative design and production of the Billserv, Inc., web site

Maintained all of Billserv’s multimedia pieces as well as the corporate web site

Coordinated with heads of various internal/external departments to discuss and review projects
GRAPHIC DESIGNER | THE ROOSTER GROUP | SAN ANTONIO, TX

August 1999 – August 2000

Organized and designed packaging, graphics, and catalog for over 200 products

Provided any graphic support to all internal departments and related outside organizations

Created all trade show signage and materials

Prepared files for press, overseeing any projects assigned to outside service bureaus or printing facilities

Coordinated in-house digital photography and maintenance of computers and printers
GRAPHIC DESIGNER | ALLEGRA DIGITAL IMAGING | BROWNSVILLE, TX

August 1998 – August 1999

Prepared files for press, working closely with the print man, as well as assisted on the presses

Ran a two-color press 

Education
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Currently Enrolled – Expected Graduation Spring 2014
Western Governors University

1998 – Associate’s Degree in Digital Imaging Technology
Texas State Technical College | Harlingen, TX

 

 

 

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