Ricardo Granda Vásquez

Journalist & Website Developer


About me

Ricardo Granda, Journalist and Website Developer.

I’m a very proactive professional who enjoys learning about new technologies and languages. I have been working in the field of journalism for over 9 years and three years agoI became a website developer and consultant (focusing on UX, Wordpress and PHP Frameworks).

  • Male
  • Born on January 31
  • Alvaro de Bazan 12, 3º-4ª, Getafe - Madrid - 28902. 
  • Martial Arts, Traveling and Reading
  • Rock, ACDC, Latinamerican Pop, Classis Music, Hindie



Alfil Comunicación (Spanish Advertising Agency)

December 2011 - present

Community Manager and Website Developer

Websites Development within the LAMP environment, working with PHP, Javascript, Ajax, MySql Database, HTML 5 and CSS 3. Some of our clients are: Weleda, Querotools, Pandora and CrioCord. I have developed native apps with PHP, while using some frameworks like Dingo or Codeigniter, Twitter Bootstrap and Mootols.

Notoriety - Part of the Zapping Village

September 2010 - October 2011

Community Manager and Website Developer

Website Development, Community Manager and Data Analyst. I had the opportunity to deal with interesting clients like Red Bull,  Disney, PSOE (Socialist Spanish Party) and El Corte Inglés. I developed our company's Website (http://www.notoriety.es) and Social Platform APSS (working with Facebook, Twitter and Youtube APIS.  I also acquire a very good knowledge of Wordpress Templates Development.

Quyxote Foundation

August 2009 - May 2010

Journalist and Webmaster

Design of media projects concerning NGO's affairs, as well as liaising with the marketing department. I also was in charge of contacting our providers in China, and did administrative work and data entry. 

Portal Latino /  Sony Vaio / HBO

January 2009 - August 2009  

Blogger and Community manager - Freelancer

Portal Latino was a website, which main interest was the situation of latin american people living in Spain.  I updated the website by using a custom CMS,  HTML and CSS. At the same time I also wrote posts for a blog on Sony Vaio - in that moment the newest laptop by Sony - talking about the advantages of purchasing this new product. SEO and SEM for the TV Serie “Epitafios” on HBO.

Organisation of Food and Agriculture of the United Nations - FAO

September 2008 - December 2008

Volunteer, Communications Department (KCIM) – Online Manager and Journalist

I volunteered at FAO’s Headquarters in Rome, Italy and during this period I accomplished several duties, like: Interviews with FAO representatives, experts and chief of departments in English and Spanish; update of the FAO’s audio website (Spanish and English versions); distribution of audio-clips concerning FAO’s interests to the FAO’s worldwide network as well as to the main broadcasters and radio producers in South America, the Caribbean, Europe and the United Nations Radio Office; coverage of the main FAO related events; coordinating work among FAO HQ, Latin America and the Caribbean regional office (Chile) and FAO spanish office. I also developed joint projects with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA).

El Comercio - Publishing Company - Perú

January 2004 - January 2007


Online journalist and reporter. Writing and edition of news on entertainment and cultural subjects. Interviews with Peruvian and international artists (English and Spanish) and covering of press conferences and events concerning politics, international affairs and culture. 


Complutense University - Madrid - Spain

December 2007 - December 2008

Master Degree in International Affairs.  

Description:  International mass media and the global South, concerning labour of mass media in the developed countries and its point of view on developing countries.

Autonoma University - Madrid - Spain

January 2007 - December 2007

Master Degree in International Affairs.  

Description:  Master Degree on the relation between the global south and the developed countries, NGO's labour and humanitarian action.

Catholic Peruvian University

January 1997 - December 2004

Bachelor, Communication and Journalist  

Description:  Graduated from the communication and journalism faculty from the Peruvian Catholic University.




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