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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 skill set. He helps small businesses and startups quickly with prototypes and ideas by building those things into reality quickly and efficiently. He has worked for 3 years at Goldman Sachs before moving to a hedge fund and then consulting for McKinsey Digital Labs.
Richard is now available for hire



  • HTML, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • RESTful APIs, 6 years
  • Sass, 3 years
  • React, 2 years
  • React Native, 1 year
  • Firebase, 1 year
  • Webpack, 1 year
London, United Kingdom



Preferred Environment

Mac, Sublime, Git, Chrome

The most amazing...

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


  • Developer

    2015 - PRESENT
    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



  • Languages

    HTML, JavaScript, Sass
  • Frameworks

    React Native, Redux
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, React
  • Tools

  • Paradigms

    Functional Programming
  • Other

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

    Firebase, iOS


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