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Elizabeth Ellis Kingswood

Resume / CV

Education

2015-2018

PhDc, Mythology with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology
Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, CA

Dissertation: Effective Female Authority: Re-Mythologizing the Fierce Divine Feminine for a Modern World.
Expected completion: Summer 2018
Committee: Maureen Murdock, Jacquiline Feather, Virginia Apperson
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2014

MA, Mythology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology

Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, CA

2010

Certificate, Advanced Commercial Fiction

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1986

BA, Humanities

California State University, Sacramento, CA

Experience

2013–present

Instructor, Marketing and Technical Communication

Bellevue College. Teach a variety of courses including the Technical Writing Inclusive, Marketing Communication, Introduction to Blogging, Creating Style Guides, and Writing White Papers.

2014–2016

Head of Marketing

Simulab Corp. Managed all aspects of corporate marketing including marketing campaigns, trade shows, PR, social media, branding strategy and messaging. Created all marketing collateral, technical documentation, and the corporate web site.

2009–2014

Consultant, Marketing, Design and Technical Communication

Write technical documentation, white papers, catalogs, web sites, and training material. Design web site architecture, shoot product photography, and write marketing copy.

2006–2009

Vice President of Marketing

Prepared Response. Managed all marketing campaigns as well as trade shows and channel partners. Created all marketing collateral, technical documentation, and the corporate web site.

2002–2006

Marketing Director

Greywether, Inc. Managed the creative and marketing for a start-up specializing in complex web development. Created all marketing collateral as well as web site design, and user interface development. Wrote all user guides and online help.

1999–2002

Senior Technical Writer / Marketing

Avocent Corporation. Designed, wrote, and illustrated over 30 user guides and quick start guides. Completed the rebranding of two merged companies—Apex and Cybex—into Avocent.

1999–2006

Instructor, Print Graphics and Multimedia

University of Washington. Lead instructor for UW Extension computer graphics and multimedia programs. Taught a wide variety of courses including Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, and others.

1997–1999

Director of Training

Ivey Seright, International. Developed and taught a wide variety of professional-level computer graphics courses including Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, HTML, CSS, and others. Hired and trained instructors. Managed all marketing activities and budgets.

Publications

2016

“Poppie's Goodbye”

Between Literary Journal, Vol. 19, The Undertow, Pacifica Graduate Instititute

2012

Breakfast in Stilettos

Camel Press

2007

InDesign CS3 Classroom in a Book

Adobe Press

1997

What Printers Need to Know about the Web

Montage Video Training

Presentations

2017 (upcoming)

Popular Culture Association

Academic Paper Presentation, “Female Authority in Film: Re-Mythologizing the Fierce Divine Feminine for a Modern World.”

2016

Association for the Study of Women and Mythology

Academic Paper Presentation, “Gantowisas: The Role of Woman within the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy and Her Influence on the Early Suffrage Movement.”

2016

Popular Culture Association

Academic Paper Presentation, “And The Saints Go Marching In: The Spread of Santeria and the Cuban Queer Diaspora.”

2007

Refine Design Conference

Presenter, “InDesign Tips and Tricks.”

2006

Refine Design Conference

Presenter, “InDesign Advanced Techniques.”

1999

Tech Graphics

Presenter, Advanced Page Layout Seminars

1998

Tech Graphics

Presenter, Prepress and Web Seminars

1997

Graphics of the Americas

Presenter, Web Seminars

1996

Tech Graphics

Presenter, Web Seminars

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