Development

Our tech wizards who work day in, day out with our charity partners, developing beautiful digital products that solve the problems that actually matter. At Reason, we have no technology bias which gives us the freedom and objectivity to always choose the right tool for your needs.

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Mark: Technical Director

Mark is our technical director with a background in large scale solution and app development. He has over a decade of experience in delivering technology solutions to industries ranging from music to fashion to corporate data. Mark has led teams to produce apps and websites downloaded in over 80 countries using cutting edge ethical tech.

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Karys: Support Manager

Karys is our Support Manager. She has over five years of experience in website development and digital marketing, and an extensive background supporting not-for-profits with digital social innovation projects. As our support manager, she now works closely with charities of all shapes and sizes to help them maintain and improve their websites and systems, and loves the variety of requests that come her way. Outside of work Karys loves music and is a talented guitarist, bassist, and drummer!

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David: Developer

David is Reason Digital’s senior mobile developer for Android and iOS. Having been a developer for over 12 years, 6 of which in mobile development, he has worked on many native apps during his career, from puzzle games, audio recording & streaming to charity donation and health. In his spare time, David loves cooking and mixing cocktails.

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Eji: Developer

Eji is a PHP developer of 8 years, with around 5 of that being in WordPress, and 3 being in Magento eCommerce. Throughout his career, he has worked with a wide variety of clients from large commercial agencies to local businesses, both within agencies and as a freelancer. Eji also has a great deal of experience in communication, having spent a few years as an account manager and many years speaking in front of audiences. He has strong skills in translating technical concepts into something anyone can understand.

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Tom: Developer

Based in sunny Bristol Tom has over 9 years experience in web developing since graduating from Plymouth University. Tom is responsible for building some of our beautiful Drupal websites. He’s collaborated with amazing charities such as Terrence Higgins Trust, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Alzheimer’s Society. Not only that – Tom happens to be one of 296 Drupal 8 Grandmasters in the world!

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Ben: Developer

Ben has been a backend developer for nine years, five of which he has spent with Reason Digital. Ben is primarily a .net developer but also works with PHP and Node. During his time here, Ben has worked extensively with the The Scouts Association, learning a lot about the DevOps side of Azure and actually progressed his career to a more senior role, in the process.
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Daniel: Developer

Daniel is a degree apprentice currently working towards a Digital and Technology Solutions degree at Manchester Metropolitan University. Since joining the Platform Development team, he has worked on various .NET and PHP projects.

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Chris: Developer

Chris has built up many years of experience in server side solutions since graduating from Staffordshire University in 2007. Chris has worked on both enterprise scale server side solutions as well as mobile applications. He has experience with a broad range of languages and platforms including .NET, NodeJs/Javascript and Swift. Chris also has a keen interest in cloud computing services has around 2 years AWS experience.

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Austin: Front-end Developer

Focusing on HTML, CSS and JavaScript development, the Front-end team are committed to delivering fast, accessible and cutting-edge responsive experiences using the latest industry techniques and frameworks.

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Mark: Front-end Developer

Mark is a member of our Front End Development team. Mark has worked with Reason Digital since 2013 and has over 10 years digital agency experience. Before that Mark attained a bachelor’s degree with honours in Web and Multimedia at the University of Central Lancashire. Mark has worked with clients such as Alzheimer’s Research UK and the University of Manchester and believes in creating websites that are usable on any device and accessible to everybody.

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Ryan: Front-end Developer

Ryan is a front end web developer with over 6 years experience working in Marketing and Digital agencies, with previous client sectors including hospitality, manufacturing and healthcare. More recently, since joining Reason Digital, Ryan has been part of the Front End Development Team working on projects such as Brook and Intuitive Thinking Skills.
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Arfaan: QA

Arfaan holds a BSc in Computer Science (2012-2015) from Salford University which included programming (Java, PHP, ASP.NET, HTML, CSS), UML, and use of agile methodologies (extreme programming, SCRUM etc).

He followed that with a MSc in Digital Marketing (2016-2017). He’s been our QA Tester since May 2015, responsible for quality assurance of web and app development in an agile environment. Arfaan has worked on projects for Virgin Care, BBC Children in Need, The Media Trust, The Teenage Cancer Trust and Terrence Higgins Trust.