Daryl Davies

Daryl Davies

Ruby Developer & UI/UX Designer in Valencia, Spain


Over the last 15 years, I've worked in-house and remotely for brands across Europe, Southeast Asia and North America.

I’ve held roles such as Lead UI/UX Designer, Web Developer, and more recently, Founder. Delivering high-level results and often teaching others as I go.

Work Experience

2023 — Now
Ruby Developer & UI/UX Designer at Freelance
Valencia, Spain (Remote)

Continuing to work with clients from Spain, while working to develop and grow a SaaS business.

2017 — 2023
Ruby Developer & UI/UX Designer at Freelance
Vancouver, Canada (Remote)

Design, development and consulting for early-stage and fast-growth companies based in Canada and the US. From logos, to branding, to back-end (Ruby), to front-end, to social media – there isn't one area of design and development I haven't been involved.

2014 — 2017
Lead UI/UX Designer at The Walt Disney Company

Worked as the lead designer for the online team to help define what Disney, Marvel and Star Wars look like in Southeast Asia. Initial focus on building and launching localized versions of global sites for each market, and later transitioned to technical leadership to deliver pages and content to support theatrical releases and marketing for the region.

2012 — 2014
Web Developer at The Walt Disney Company
London, UK

Responsible for the UI/UX and front-end development of all 7 of the Disney Store e-commerce stores in EMEA. Also led the online team to develop custom pages and email campaigns for theatrical releases, working closely with the filmmakers to deliver the most on-brand and engaging experiences possible.

2011 — 2012
Web Developer & UI/UX Designer at Freelance
London, UK

Worked with small to mid-level startups across London including a dentist registry, a fitness e-commerce store and a personalized greeting card service. I worked on Art Direction, UI/UX, Ruby and iOS apps.

2010 — 2011
Web Developer at Marketpoint Group
Berkshire, UK

Worked with a small team creating CRM systems for small to enterprise-level clients based in North America. The majority of my work was focused on building design-focused products for industry events for brands such as Ferrari and Caterpillar.

2008 — 2010
iOS Designer & Developer at Freelance
Hampshire, UK & Florida, USA

Started by taking on freelance jobs from sites such as Freelancer.com. Launched multiple iOS apps to the app store. I was soon hired by a client based in Orlando, Florida, and was flown out to work in person and better understand their business for ongoing work.



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Tech in Asia article mentioning my work to improve Disney's movie launch websites in Southeast Asia. Specifically for the Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron campaign.


2008 — 2010
Software Engineering at University of Surrey
Surrey, UK