Freelance Drupal Developer


I'm Nathan Simmonds, a web developer and Drupal specialist based in Brighton, UK.

Working for over seven years at Precedent — a Top 20 UK digital agency — I collaborated on a multitude of projects with well-known brands such as The Wildlife Trusts, Anthony Nolan, Parkinson's UK and The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Since then I have focused on providing Drupal expertise to my clients who include scientific publishing giant Elsevier, AAA game studio Creative Assembly; international media brand Time Inc.; business development consultancy Leo Learning; web experience start-up Cohesion; and Richmond-based digital consultancy Panlogic.

My skills & knowledge

  • Drupal site building, theme/module development, and migrations for all Drupal versions 7 to 10
  • Most popular modules and features such as views, panels, display suite, context, rules, i18n & translation, organic groups, ubercart/commerce
  • Industry-standard development workflows using Git, Composer, Docker, Drush, Jenkins, Circle CI, etc.
  • Ground-up build of custom themes based on common base such as Bootstrap, Omega, Mothership and Zen
  • Drupal performance optimisation, scaling, and code refactoring
  • Highly-available hosting architecture including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Acquia and Pantheon
  • Caching technologies such as Varnish, Memcache, Redis, Cloudfront

Contact me

To hire me, or to chat about what I can do for you, please get in touch: