About me

With twenty years of proven expertise in e-commerce and digital, Richard has led numerous award-winning projects for global brands in retail, luxury and hospitality, including Soho House, La Perla, Mulberry and The Macallan.

As Like Digital's Chief Digital Officer, Richard works between the UK and MENA offices, leading the company's technical vision and bringing into play his experience across the technological, operational and experiential aspects of digital businesses to ultimately drive revenue and retention.

Richard has extensive hands-on technical experience with the leading e-commerce platforms, with particular expertise in SaaS and MACH.

Like Digital are an Elite partner of BigCommerce, with Richard being an advisory agency partner panel member.

Other notable facts:

- Ranked in the top 5 of The 25 influential and inspiring Digital Technical Directors on Creative Pool

- Mentor for Soho House's Soho Impact program, supporting Creative Mentor Network

- Featured in the UK Government publication The Parliamentary Review as an example of best-practice in the UK tech industry

- An accomplished musician and performer, previously enjoying a career in London's West End, on TV and national tours.

Skills

Agency Coordination, Agile Development, Animation, B2B, B2C, Brain storming, Budgets Planning / Allocation, Business Analysis, Business Development, Business Management, CMS, Consultancy, CRM, Customer Services, Data Handling / Processing, Digital Marketing, Digital Strategy, Directing, Interactive Design, Interface Design, Product Development, Team Management, Technical / Functional Documents, Web Development

Sector Experience

Arts, Business Management, Charity / Not for profit, Creative Services, Fashion, FMCG, Food & Beverages, Hotels & Resorts, Music, Retail

Clients

Academy Music Group, Arcadia Group, Ben Sherman, Cambridge University Press, Gieves & Hawkes, Kent & Curwen, Liberty London, Mulberry, New Look, NHS, Roland, The Killers, Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies, Westminster Cathedral

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Achievements
Newcomer of the Year 2018 Shortlist
Top 25 Digital Technical Director Project featured:Gieves & Hawkes - VIRTUAL REALITY 360 TOUR
on 10th February 2017
Project featured:Gieves & Hawkes - Front-end Development
on 10th February 2017
Project featured:Liberty London Sticker Showcase
on 13th February 2017
Project featured:David Beckham for Kent and Curwen
on 16th February 2017
Project featured:Nip + Fab Global Site ReDesign
on 12th April 2017
Project featured:Soho House
on 19th June 2017
Project featured:aab collection
on 9th November 2017
Project featured:End the Silence
on 18th December 2017
Project featured:Mulberry SS'18 Microsite
on 21st February 2018
Contract
Perm
Location
London
Skill Level
Director
Creativepool member since 9 February 2017