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David Riches

Front-end Developer

Experience

Front end Developer

Mirum Agency

03/2017
 - 
05/2020

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.

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

  • Grolsch.com - Lead developer for the "AS I AM" campaign

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

  • 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

NDP

11/2013
 - 
02/2017

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

03/2010
 - 
11/2013

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.

Education

HND in Computing

University of Portsmouth
09/2006
 - 
06/2009
Portsmouth, UK