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David Riches

Front-end / Full Stack Developer

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Senior Front-end Developer

Atom Group

  • Optimised checkout, integrated a express checkout with Apple Pay and PayPal

  • Revamping the Storybook component library, creating new components and optimising existing ones to be used on Master Of Malt.

  • Using, creating custom React components for use on landing pages by the marketing team.

Senior Consultant - Full stack Developer



A global full service digital agency. Working as a Full stack developer part of the engineering team based in the UK servicing clients throughout EMEA.

  • Basic-Fit, one of europe's largest fitness groups operating in 5 countries. Building a Contentful backend for a mobile app and digital gym displays. My focus was creating content models in Contentful and React Apps/UI extensions.

  • Mileway, the no.1 logistic real estate business in Europe, managing a portfolio of 1700+ properties. We Built a Contentful backend platform to replace their old Wordpress CMS. I built custom React apps for Brochure generation, Google Maps assets and Siteplan's that communicated with backend microservices.

  • Souvenaid (Danone), a dietary supplement for people living with Alzheimer’s disease. We built a component based library in Storybook, this was integrated with a Contentful backend and Next.js front end.

  • Alpro (Danone), a global plant based food and drinks company. the website which provides content for 32 markets in different languages. Tasks include implementing new features and improving performance. Built using Contentful, Gatsby.js, TypeScript and Netlify functions.

Senior Front-end Developer

We Are Access


Working as a remote developer for a digital marketing agency based in Manchester.

  • WaterAid (Toilet Stories) - Lead developer for a campaign website built using React and Gatsby.js

  • Highland park whiskey - Lead FE developer for a bespoke whiskey brand, in conjunction with a 3rd party agency we produced a new look and feel.

  • Macallan Whiskey - Luxury Whiskey brand, working in React on feature improvements & bugs in the ecommerce store.

Front end Developer

Mirum Agency


A global digital agency, part of the tech team I was specialising in leading Front-end development projects for clients such as Facebook, Shell and Activia, working alongside creative and UX teams delivering modern solutions.

  • Facebook - HTML/CSS work for Consumer Marketing department.

  • Shell V-Power - Digital playbook built in React, using Gatsby.js / Contentful

  • Mytime Active - Lead Drupal and FE developer for a Leisure website based in the south-east UK. Site is built in Drupal 8

  • - Lead developer for the "AS I AM" campaign

  • WaterAid - Charity that works in partnership with local communities to establish water supplies and toilets.

  • Bayer content Hub - Drupal 8 site built with Fractal Front-end theme layer bolted on top - using Atomic design principles.

Drupal Developer / Front-end Specialist



Drupal Developer & Front-end lead, working on fast turn around projects for various brands such as Scotts Miracle Grow, Make-a-Wish foundation and British Council. Reporting directly to the Head of Production & working closely with creative UX teams and Quality assurance. Supporting junior team members and providing client CMS training.

Web Developer

Tui travel


Worked in the Specialist & Activity sector - building new websites for various brands such as the NFL, Exodus, Quark Expeditions and YMT vacations. After 2 years I made an internal move to the Crystal Ski UX team, working closely with designers and UX researchers creating rapid prototypes, boosting revenue by adding functionality and improving performance in the booking flow.


HND in Computing

University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, UK