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Lisa Ellwood
Works at Iconic Imagery
Attended Temple University
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Writer & Marketing Communications Specialist
Writing & Editing, Data Visualization, Graphic & Web Design, Presentations, Desktop Publishing
  • Iconic Imagery
    Writer & Marketing Communications Specialist, 2009 - present
    A strong communicator with a distinctive voice. An alumna of Temple University’s School of Media & Communications, Lisa J. Ellwood has established a solid reputation as a highly-skilled Writer and Marketing Communications Specialist. She completed her B.A. Degree with a major in Journalism and Advertising and minors in Marketing and French. All projects undertaken will benefit from her 20+ years of experience working In-House as a Marketing Communications Specialist and Manager on Wall Street and in The City of London. She also has substantial experience working as a Freelancer for Blue Chip, Fortune 500, Media, Higher Education and Non-Profit organisations in the US and UK. Ms Ellwood is adept enough to competently manage assignments across a variety of sectors in American and British English. Specialisations include: Marketing Strategy, Feature Articles, Editorials & Commentaries, General Interest Articles, Data Journalism / Data Visualisation, Slides & Presentations, and Web Content.
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WomanistNerd, IconicImagery, CreativeCrip, CreativeAspie, NativeMoon, MochaLisaccino, ErszhebetMaertens, Mollywobbles Puddingdale
A strong communicator with a distinctive voice.
Lisa J. Ellwood is a highly-skilled Communications professional with an extensive background spanning several creative and marketing disciplines. She has more than 20 years of experience primarily in London, New York City and Philadelphia. Ms. Ellwood began her career as a Marketing Specialist freelancing for a number of Blue Chip, Fortune 500, Media, Higher Education and Non-Profit organisations while still at university in the US. She completed her B.A. Degree with a major in Journalism and Advertising and minors in Marketing and French.

Lisa is a former member of the Executive Committee of the National Board of Directors of the Graphic Artist's Guild. During her time with The Guild she also headed its Graphic Design Certification Committee where she researched and presented a proposal for the certification of Graphic Designers, the first initiative of its kind in the US. Her proposal was approved by The Guild in May 1998.

Ms. Ellwood is a published writer. Design-related articles and commentaries include graphic design certification, plagiarism on the web and Creative Commons Licensing. Her social justice blog, The Creative Crip, has been featured in Society Guardian many times and she was a Contributing Editor and Features Writer for The Promota Africa Magazine. In September 2011 the Left Foot Forward Political Blog cited Ms. Ellwood's effective use of social media and blogging in its "Nomination for most influential left-wing thinker: The disabled rights community" feature.

In 2009 Lisa established Iconic Imagery where she is self-employed as a Writer & Marketing Communications Specialist. Her focus is on Content Development: Writing & Editing, Data Journalism, and Data Visualisation. Her interests include Disability, Mental Health & Indigenous Rights and Social Justice via and Gaming, Virtual Worlds & Geek Culture.
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I'm Neurodiverse me in a world that isn't.
  • Temple University
    Communications / Marketing / French, 1991
  • School of Visual Arts
    Communications Media Art, 1984


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#IanCurtis#JoyDivision, #PeterSaville... 3 very important influences that spurred me to embrace my talent as a writer, artist, and occasional musician and explore the world. RIP Ian - there's a lot of love and respect for you. Your music lives on. #35years

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For those doubting Google would actually penalize those who broke its link scheme rules, Vladimir Gendelman’s story offers proof that Google enforces its decrees.

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Mentioned in Guardian Society Daily as @CreativeCrip re @FridasSisters& #CEDAW2013#disabilityUK #disability #DisabledWomen #cedaw13
Hunt accused of using NHS deaths for political ends

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From Sunday's Sandy Beach sunrise, love the movement of the clouds & waves both moving in different directions but yet so harmonious. 

I would like to dedicate this image to my my beautiful daughter Samantha who turned 22 today! Happy Birthday sweetheart!!! You have grown up into an amazing young proud of you in so many ways!!!

Copyright 2013 Ryan Sakamoto, All rights reserved

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We all get one life!- tears and joy both are included in this journey-we all suffer pain and yes, sometimes we are happy too!

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Shades of #HarryPotter 8))
Made it to Grindelwald in Switzerland last night, woke up to breathtaking view from the balcony. 
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