Email Chic Geek

Email Chic Geek

Email, with care

About Sharon Jennings

Sharon Jennings is a Freelance Email Developer, based in West London, with almost a decade’s worth of experience in the industry.
Sharon is a well-known and respected member of the wider email community, and am also known as Email Chic Geek.

Sharon is passionate about the quality of the work she produces, and pushes for the use of accessible code – allowing those with visual impairments to still be able to receive your message.

Sharon has built emails for a number of companies over the years including Disney (via MXW), The Trainline, Channel 4, Chelsea Football Club, EDF Energy and Deliveroo.

Who am I?

What I can help you with:

Coding emails with HTML & CSS
Hiring of new email developers – code reviews, interview questions etc

Things I am not:

A front-end web developer
A designer
A long-term contractor

Why should you hire Sharon Jennings?

Sharon has a CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing and CIM Professional Certificate of Marketing.

In Sharon’s last permanent role, she was Technical Lead and Manager for the Email Development Team of CACI, a top London Digital Agency.

Sharon was one of three finalists for the Digital Star award in the 2016 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards

In October 2016 Sharon spoke at the Email Innovation Summit in London, alongside the likes of Elliot Ross (Founder, ActionRocket), Mark Robbins (Developer, RebelMail), Parry Malm (CEO of Phrasee), Justine Jordan (VP, Marketing of Litmus), and Bill McCloskey (Founder, Only Influencers).

Phrasee seems to think she’s worth listening to: Who to follow: Sharon Jennings and Email marketing’s finest newsletters.

The email templates that Sharon built for EDF Energy were used for an email that won two awards at the Masters of Marketing Awards – for Email Marketing and for Telecoms, Energy and Utilities.

The guys at decided Sharon was worth listening to enough to publish an article of hers in the first ever issue of the No BS Email Marketing guide.

Sharon was in the Top 1,000 Email Experts on Twitter, and in the 60 people that Action Rocket would like at their epic email dinner party.

Email Testing software used

Litmus, Email on Acid

ESPs used over the years

Due to the nature of freelancing, Sharon doesn’t generally touch ESPs much anymore (except Mailchimp)

Mailchimp, Responsys, Exact Target / Sales Force, Silverpop rates go up if project requires using Silverpop!, Dotmailer, Adobe Campaign

Hardware and Software owned

Windows Laptop, and a portable monitor. Sharon doesn’t use Macs.

Litmus Builder for coding.
Email on Acid account and an Android phone for testing.

Photoshop for slicing and amending images.

But who is Sharon really?

Sharon Jennings has two passions in life, dogs and email.

Having reached the top of her game in her email marketing career, alongside freelancing Sharon now runs a dog-training company in West London, called The Office Dog.

Sharon lives with her beagle, Kimber, in West London, who not only was the cause of her new career in dog training, but also inspires such articles as My Dog is a Dick (and that’s ok).

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