Rich Taylor

Curriculum Vitae

Cond√© Nast Britain, Mayfair, London — 2014 to utcnow();

Head of Development and Technology / UK Digital CTO


Lovestruck.com, Old Street, London — 2012 to 2014

Hacker

At Lovestruck I re-built the Lovestruck front-end web and mobile apps, as well as building out an IRC-powered deployment mechanism and CI system


JustPark.com, Kentish Town, London — 2010 to 2012

CTO

At JustPark (formerly known as Park at my House) I formed a development team which replaced an ageing php website with a brand new platform powered by a RESTful JSON API. The API went on to power a new set of mobile apps.

In 2014, JustPark took £4M in venture capital investment from Index Ventures


TrustedReviews.com, Berkshire & London — 2005 to 2010

Head of Development

In 2005 I took over all development of TrustedReviews.com. I re-wrote a .NET website with a LAMP powered stack.

In 2007, TrustedReviews.com was acquired by AOLTimeWarner and I transferred to the IPC Media Digital team in Southwark, London.


bit-tech.net, Ascot, Berkshire — 1999 to 2005

Co-founder & Head of Development

Founded with two friends, bit-tech.net was founded from our bedrooms in late 1999. bit-tech.net grew to become the UK's largest hardware reviews and news website.

In 2008, bit-tech.net was acquired by Dennis Publishing Ltd, however I had ceased contributing to bit-tech in order to focus on our sister-site, TrustedReviews.com