Kelly Hughes

PO box 170   --   Barker TX 77413 -- (713) 376-6590 --

Summary Highly skilled videographer, professional programmer and electrical engineer with over a decade of experience consulting with and working for corporate clients of all sizes.


  • Domain/Net Admin
  • Video and Pro Audio
  • Electronics
  • C / C++ / JavaScript
  • HTML and PHP
  • Automation
  • Linux Desktops
  • Circuit Design
  • Digital Logic
Current Activity  


Aug 2009 - Present Independent Contractor
Legal Videographer
Contracted to local Court Reporting firms for legal deposition work.


Mar 2000 - Present Domain Administrator
Performed network installs, repaired and disinfected hundreds of computers, hosted internet domains on my own servers co-located at an ISP. Created Microcontroller devices for remote power control with Atmel chips and Codevision AVR compiler.


Corporate Work History  


Dec 2005 - July 2009 Hewlett Packard, Houston TX
Software Engineer
Tested server ROMs, learned about BIOS functions.


Feb 2002 - Dec 2005 Fast Pace Litigation Technologies, Houston TX
IT and Video Departments Manager
Created and supervised new video department; specified and purchased necessary equipment, designed departmental procedures. Conducted legal video depositions using trend-setting techniques intended to eliminate common industry problems. Maintained internal computer network. Researched migration to Linux and implemented where appropriate.


Apr 1998 - May 2001 Compaq, Houston TX
Software Engineer
Developed and maintained an automated testing system in C/C++. Replaced tester tools with friendlier, more reliable ones which simplified testing and eliminated typical user errors.


Jun 1995 - Mar 1998 Utility Translation Systems, Raleigh NC
Software Engineer

Designed and wrote electric/gas meter-reading software for handheld PCs using C/C++. Wrote many configuration and file utilities, BIOS/interrupt tools, serial interface drivers, debuggers.


Jan 1993 - Jun 1995 Triangle Biomedical Sciences, Durham NC
Software Engineer / Project Manager / Contract Engineer

Managed stepping motor controller product bought from Maxwell, as independent division. Overhauled and enhanced C++ apps, worked on real-time control in 8051/8032 assembly.


May 1988 - Jan 1993 Maxwell Electronics, Raleigh NC
Head of Production

Hand-built microcontroller-based motor controllers and created assembly documentation. Managed several controller products from construction to testing. Wrote test applications in C/C++. By '93, ran the entire production department single-handedly, with sales at an all-time high.


May 1984 - Feb 1987 Concept Design, Burlington NC
Electronics Technician

Made and tested microprocessor-based detection devices for the audio duplication industry. Designed, prototyped, and debugged [chemical etched] printed circuit boards.


Education North Carolina State University
Attended NCSU for a BS in Computer Science.


Related Experience Multimedia work; videotape seminars and classes, multi-track audio recordings, video capture to PC and Web. Advanced class Amateur Radio; antenna design, propagation. Budding photographer.

References Made Available Upon Request
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