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Rita Warren, Principal
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e-mail: rita@ziacontent.com

 

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About Rita Warren of ZiaContent, Inc.

Rita Warren, Principal of ZiaContent~ Bio ~
Rita Warren is the president and principal consultant of ZiaContent, Inc., a consultancy specializing in content management. A veteran of the software and Internet industries, Rita has more than 10 years experience designing and implementing multimedia, Web, and database publishing systems. In the last several years, she has focused specifically on content management. Working closely with industry expert Bob Boiko, Rita served as technical editor of the Content Management Bible (2001 Hungry Minds). She has been involved with major content and management projects for companies such as Microsoft, Macromedia, Motorola, Office Depot, and BellSouth.

~ Professional Experience ~

  • ZiaContent, Inc.  (Nov. 2001-Present)
    Independent consultant and service provider specializing in content and content management. Actively involved in the content management industry and continually seeking new opportunities to share my expertise and experience. Key projects have included: Starbucks, Microsoft, and Office Depot.
     
  • Go-To-Market Strategies, Inc. (Mar. 2000- Aug 2001)
    Co-founded this boutique marketing firm along with three colleagues. Served as vice president of product development. Served primary consultant on client projects that involved writing, editing, and developing strategic marketing plans.
     
  • Chase Bobko, Inc. (Aug 1995-Feb 2001)
    As Director of Product Development, played a key role in developing the company's content management methodology. Prior to that, as Director of Information Architecture, led a team of up to10 information architects. As senior consultant in the organization, took the lead on numerous client projects related to content development, Web application design, and content management.

     
  • Giordano Kearfott Design (Sept. 1994-July 1995)
    Coordinated content and graphic design for a variety of multimedia development projects.
     
  • Microsoft Corporation (Sept. 1990-Aug. 1994)
    Gained front-line experience with Microsoft customers and partners as both an inbound and outbound representative on the Inside Sales team. Developed a solid background in software technology that helped form the basis for career in technical communications and content management.

~ Qualifications ~

  • Masters of Business Administration (1988)
    American Graduate School of International Management
    Curriculum focused on international marketing and languages. Served as creative director on the first-place team in the "InterAd" program, a competition judged by national advertising agency executives.
     
  • Bachelors Degree in Romance Languages (1985)
    University of Arizona
    Majored in French and Spanish with a minor in Business. In addition to studies, served as an officer in a number of academic organizations, belonged to Tri-Delta sorority, was a member of the yearbook staff, and a top distance runner on the university's track and cross-country teams.
     
  • Certificate in Technical Writing and Editing (1995)
    University of Washington Dept of Technical Communication
    Courses included writing, editing, project management, usability testing, and print production.

E-mail: rita@ziacontent.com or call 206-290-6896 if you have consulting needs or a project in mind. 

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Contact Information
Rita Warren, President
ZiaContent, Inc.
2923 Queen Anne Ave N.
Seattle, WA  98109

Phone: 206.290.6896
Fax:     206.374.2860

 

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