Richard Gill, RESTful APIs Developer in London, United Kingdom
Richard Gill

RESTful APIs Developer in London, United Kingdom

Member since December 4, 2015
Richard is a full-stack developer with a broad and versatile coding skillset. He helps small businesses and startups quickly with prototypes and ideas by building those things into reality quickly and efficiently. He has worked for investment banks, hedge funds, and startups before starting his own business.
Richard is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • HTML, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • RESTful APIs, 8 years
  • React, 5 years
  • Sass, 5 years
  • Webpack, 4 years
  • React Native, 4 years
  • Firebase, 4 years

Location

London, United Kingdom

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Mac, Sublime, Git, Chrome

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded was a prototype iPhone app (front and back) in one month.

Employment

  • CEO | CTO

    2017 - 2019
    ZDEV
    • Developed mainly with React Native.
    Technologies: React Native, React, JavaScript, Node.js
  • Developer

    2015 - 2016
    McKinsey Digital Labs
    • Built a cutting-edge UI to save hundreds of hours for a long, complex risk process for a large merchant bank.
    • Worked with the DevOps team to deliver a containerized platform for continuous deployment.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, HTML, CSS, Docker
  • Developer

    2013 - 2015
    BHDG Systematic Trading
    • Wrote code to match trades saving hundreds of thousands of dollars per month.
    • Redesigned the architecture for a systematic trading system so that it uses modern technology stack.
    • Worked on a business's critical systematic trading system for a hedge fund that was 1 billion dollars in size.
    Technologies: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, R, JavaScript
  • Developer

    2010 - 2013
    Goldman Sachs
    • Worked on large critical applications with a large team of developers.
    • Wrote an app from scratch and delivered it within two months.
    • Automated a regression tested large C# front end; saving hundreds of man-hours per month.
    Technologies: Java, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Python

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML, JavaScript, Sass
  • Frameworks

    React Native, Redux
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, React
  • Tools

    Webpack
  • Paradigms

    Functional Programming
  • Other

    RESTful APIs, Cross-Platform, Consulting, Codebase Development, React.js Development Consultant
  • Platforms

    Firebase, iOS, Blockchain Platforms

Education

  • Master's of Engineering degree (1st class) in Computing
    2006 - 2010
    Imperial College London - London, UK

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