Resume

Julian Knight

Technical Skills

HTML 5

100%

Wordpress

100%

Java Script

75%

PHP

60%

Marketing

E-Newsletters

Social Media

SEO



school EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

Thomas Jefferson University
Bachelors of Science in Marketing

work EXPERIENCE

Shining Armor Digital LLC – Owner/Founder
date_range January 2021 – Present

Freelance studio I founded to develop original WordPress websites, no-code/low code web applications, and Progressive Web Apps. Also providing technical support and audience development expertise.

Frontline Medical Communications, a WebMD Company – Director of Classified Advertising
date_range August 2008 – Present

Hands on business lead of a healthcare recruitment advertising division for a B2B medical publisher. I am the digital architect of multiple digital recruitment properties and the business’s technical and business lead. Selected Contributions:

  • Conceptualized, developed, launched, and brought to market three (3) healthcare job boards, one of which operates in partnership with a medical society. Code original proofs-of-concept, created wireframes, forged a partnership with an overseas developer, and hand coded final HTML that was integrated with the source code.
  • Responsible for the long-term strategy and all day-to-day operations of our digital properties. Ensure all properties are fully functional and continually optimized to meet the needs of website users, advertisers, and internal stakeholders.
  • Developed and hand coded company’s first-ever mobile optimized HTML email e-Newsletters using responsive design. Produce and deploy all daily recruitment e-Newsletters daily as part of a larger effort to generate deliverables and deliver value for our advertisers.
  • Built and maintain career blogs and an online media kit on the WordPress platform. All themes are custom built from the ground up and hand coded using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. Build my own plug-ins and modify open-source code as needed.
  • Develop and code landing pages for lead generation campaigns using HTML integrated with web applications from 3rd parties as well as ones I adapt from open-source code.
  • Spearheaded integration of the MedJobNetwork with Medscape’s Business of Medicine.
  • Implemented a new authentication solution for our job boards. Created business requirement documentation in anticipation of integrating with Medscape’s Single Sign-On framework.
  • Led migration of all job boards, websites, e-Newsletters and landing pages away from an external web hosting vendor and into the WebMD internal data center.

Unimac Graphics/SCI (Strategic Content Imaging) – Sales Executive
date_range March 2003 – June 2008

Developed new business and managed customer relationships for major commercial printer and digital printing service bureau serving clients in the NJ/NY metropolitan area.

Scott Printing CorporationAccount Manager
date_range June 1992 – March 2003

Sold financial/commercial printing a vast range of clients.  Exceeded sales goals and client expectations.

CPC Reprographicsa division of Corporate Printing/Merrill CorporationSales Representative
date_range August 1989 – June 1992

Sold reprographic printing services to law firms and financial institutions. Always exceeded sales quotas.

Aztech Financial PrintingSales Representative
date_range August 1986 – August 1989

Sold financial printing to law firms, investment banks. Consistently exceeded sales goals.

volunteer_activism VOLUNTEER WORK

Bicycle Mechanic and Ride Leader – Newark Community Cycling Center
date_range May 2020 – Present

Clifton Stallions – Coach and Mentor
date_range March 2011 – June 2014