RICHARD WASHER

ABOUT

ME

I’m a 25 year-old digital product developer from New Zealand. I have a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) from the University of Auckland, NZ.

I'm currently based in London, UK.

Work

I'm the chief javascript cowboy at Stitched, a startup combining graph theory and NLP to improve recruitment based in Southwark, London, UK.

I write over on the Stitched Blog.

Now

Stitched

stitched.io

Frontend lead

Navigating the startup waters using AngularJS, Neo4j, Cypher, D3.js, NLP, ElasticSearch and Rails to fix recruitment.

Frontend lead

Navigating the startup waters using AngularJS, Neo4j, Cypher, D3.js, NLP, ElasticSearch and Rails to fix recruitment.

Stitched

Past

Top Trainer

toptrainer.co

Technical lead - responsible for team management, application development, deployment and QA.

Top Trainer is an online tool for personal trainers to easily connect with clients between sessions, to help clients achieve their goals and to keep them coming back.

A member of Startup Chile's 7th generation.

Technical lead - responsible for team management, application development, deployment and QA.

Top Trainer is an online tool for personal trainers to easily connect with clients between sessions, to help clients achieve their goals and to keep them coming back.

A member of Startup Chile's 7th generation, currently in closed beta.

Top Trainer

Lab

Braille Editor

A JS-powered input helper and translation library to make it easier for non-braille literate writers to create braille content. Includes restriction and validation of translatable content and markup, as well as controls for complex context (e.g. for use in mathematics) and a live preview for proofing.

Early development, winner of SPARK ideas challenge .
Adviser: Dr Jonathan McKeown-Green

StatusBoard

StatusBoard was a web based platform to collect, store and display key business metrics in real time. As a co-founder I was responsible for the product’s development and operations.

A simple marketing site was used to attract Alpha users, available here.
With: Felix Terpstra & Cory Barton