Cain is a Founder of Red Badger, the non-techy responsible for business operations. He’s worked on lots of innovative projects - from prototype to delivery - for some very big brands. He also likes to clog up the Red Badger mailroom with a constant influx of vinyl purchases to add to his ever-increasing collection.
Stu is a founder with a delivery focus. He ensures that everything we create is both great for the client, and fun and challenging for us. He’s been building software for over 25 years and is a passionate leader who drives the technological agnosticism within the company. He spends every moment of his spare time watching Coronation Street.
Founder, developer, and lover (not a hater). David has been making stuff work really well for over 14 years, five of those at Microsoft in the UK, USA and around Europe. He has lead teams, introduced agile into organisations and loves the detail. One day David will write a novel. A really long and interesting one.
Jon has been bashing keys and writing code for over eight years across the whole gamut of technologies. Having had roles within both consultancy firms and digital agencies, he has a broad depth of software practices and processes. He is also an avid cook who is always looking out for new restaurants and mouthwatering dishes in and around London.
Kenley lived and worked in South Korea for 7 years. While in Korea he worked as part of the team that designed and built one of South Korea's most popular free mobile games. He has a passion for the latest and greatest technologies. Outside of work he enjoys all manner of sports, watching live football and messing about with motorbikes.
Mike was the former founder of Conchango, one of the UK’s most successful digital consultancies and systems integrators. Mike has many years of experience in consulting services and technology, founding Conchango in 1991 and building it into a £45m+ revenue business before it’s sale in April 2008. Mike will bring his wealth of experience to advise Red Badger and helping them to grow.
Samera has been working as a functional test engineer for over seven years and is passionate about producing quality software. Consequently, she likes nothing better than researching new methods which can be incorporated into agile testing. Outside of work she loves trying different foods from different cultures. She also likes swimming and going on holiday.
Arnaud is Project Manager at Red Badger. He holds a masters degree in E-business and Innovation. His pragmatic and no-nonsense approach to work make him a fierce supporter of Lean and Agile philosophies. Arnaud is also a keen meditator cultivating awareness and equanimity. He’s also the proud father of a beautiful (but rather naughty!) little girl.
With over 10 years’ experience in industry, Sari looks after the quality of design output as Design Director of Red Badger. She has a background in branding and bookbinding. She speaks Japanese and loves Zumba. She is currently looking for a house with solid floors so that she can do lots of dancing games.
Haro is our User Interface and Interactive Developer with cross sector knowledge of rich user interface and back-end technologies. She has vast experience working with rich user interface technologies for a wide variety of clients. Outside of work, Haro spends a large chunk of her spare time wielding a big sword and fighting monsters (virtually).
Les Dawson OBE is a non-executive Director at Red Badger. He is a former CEO of Southern Water and current chairman at John Murphy & Sons. Les was also an Executive Director at United Utilities and was head of operations at Transco. Les has a passion for innovation and will bring his wealth of experience in advising Red Badger and helping them to develop innovative product offerings.
Joe is the youthful badger. Fresh out of university and eager to apply his technical skills and enthusiasm to create great software, Joe loves to bury his head in the latest technologies. Joe also has a love for burritos and is learning to play the guitar (slowly).
Michel is the youngest badger in the team. As a design intern he is eager to learn new methods, contribute ideas and enhance his skills. When he's not working in the office or at uni he likes to explore other creative fields such as film and music (yeah, a hard-working boy…!)
Zoë has been delivering effective marketing for over 15 years across a range of hi-tech and consulting companies. Passionate about delivering results through focused, creative, harmonious and integrated activities that combine to support business goals. She is a fan of etymology (look it up!) and also a scuba dive master who is always thinking about the next big fish she’ll encounter!
Alex designs experiences that are useful and fun, and has worked with some of the most recognisable brands around. He is a new dad and so spends most of his free time re-watching Shrek DVDs and trying to get nursery rhymes out of his head.
Brendan has a passion for all areas of software testing but specialises in designing and maintaining .NET test automation frameworks for both Web & Windows Clients. He was lured to London by the bright lights and the aim to expand his career. Traveling is his hobby and the further he gets off the beaten track the more pleased he is!
Colm's job is to take the disparate needs of the project, the client and the development team, weigh them up against the needs of the end user and then through a process involving black magic rites and ritual sacrifice turn them into designs. Outside of work Colm loves games, ritual sacrifices and gin and tonic (sometimes all at the same time). (Lovely photo by David Sifry)
Jaimes is a strategist / researcher involved in designing services and products for some of the globe’s biggest brands. Backgrounds in both sociology and the web mean he brings a nuanced view to connecting people and tech, with a particular interest in platforms and systems. Away from work he spends his time living up to 90’s web stereotypes by obsessing about music and snowboarding!
Joe is from Hobart, Tasmania and came across to Red Badger while on working holiday in London. He has 8 years experience in the (mainly Microsoft) world of development and currently hooked on node.js thanks to the badgers. Other than building software, Joe enjoys fly fishing, camping and playing a guitar. If you are in Hobart, look out for a band called SNERT!
Kersten is a champion of user centered design thinking and takes a holistic approach to all projects she works on. Having lived all over the world, she can wax lyrical about UX and design in at least 3 languages. She loves photography and is never happier than when shooting her next set of mug shots.
We don't make pies, we make 3D. But I would like to think our 3D animation, apps and games are as tasty as a proper pie and pint in any good London Pub. We are based in North Greenwich and have plenty of experience helping big brands understand the 3rd dimension and how this fits into advertising, interactive design and games.
Since 1999, Nick has been conceiving and creating usable, engaging interfaces for a variety of industries and on an increasingly wide range of devices. He loves crafting XML-based markup and Stylesheets into elegant solutions, but would probably rather be out riding one of his bicycles.
Steve made his first film at the age of 9 years old. We've seen it, and it was awful. Undeterred though, he bought a video camera, and never looked back. Directing shoots and producing video for multinationals, has taken Steve all over the world and his unusual mix of the technical and creative, means his content stands out.
Steve made the conversion from print to digital design back in 2007, started freelancing and hasn't looked back. Since then he has contracted at some of the most reputable agencies in London and has added motion graphics, film making and animation to his box of tricks along the way. Influenced by Bill Viola, Ron Mueck, Richard Hamilton, The Chapman Brothers, Shane Meadows, Gerhard Richte…
Starting out as a product designer Tom's been trying to master the weird and wonderful world of creative problem solving for nearly a decade. Continuing on this path of enlightenment, he finds himself turning products and services into things that customers fall in love with and business chiefs think, 'those designers might be on to something after all.'