About Me

Welcome to Typhina Web Development

This is the website of Bill Dunnett, a Guildford based freelance web developer

My current assignment is with London based agency iManage working on focussed marketing campaigns using automated email and microsites on the Salesforce Cloud platform.

Previous assignments have been with Allianz Insurance in Guildford, working in the enterprise environment with onshore and offshore developers to produce Quote and Buy Home, Car and Musical Insurance websites , and before that at Reed Business Information on their various websites associated with their publications, including Farmers Weekly, Computer Weekly and Roadtransport.com

Before going freelance, I was a permanent employee of the Financial Times from 2006 to 2009, as a member of the team developing and maintaining the main FT web site www.ft.com .

I’ve also done work for voluntary organisations and charities having created sites for Citizens Advice Bureaux and “Scots in London”.

For small businesses I can create websites using WordPress which can be updated by the client after delivery using it’s content management system.

In 2016 I created a responsive WordPress child theme for the Royal High School Club in London

Core skills hand coding HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Ampscript, SASS, Responsive Design, Codekit, PrePros, XML, XSLT, ASP.Net. Knowledge of C++. Java, Angular 2, C# and CMS (Episerver, WordPress etc.). Working in JBOSS, TortoiseSVN, JSF/RichFaces, ASP.NET with TFS, Photoshop, Fireworks, Sublime Text 2 and Brackets.

Experience

Coming from a programming background, I became involved in website development while working as a Senior Analyst Programmer at Celona Technologies in 2002. I learnt HTML, CSS and JavaScript at an “Surrey And Region Open College Network” accredited workshop course at Guildford College. I followed this up by attending an in-house HTML and CSS course at Celona, then went on to maintain the company’s website.

In January 2006, having left Celona, I began writing Websites for the charity and voluntary sector. Then in July 2006 I joined the Financial Times to work on the FT.com website.

In March 2009 I returned to freelance work, as a front end web developer doing work for Reed Business Information, then Allianz Insurance in Guildford.

My current assignment is with start up agency iManage working on Europe wide marketing campaigns for Toyota cars and ECCO shoes on the Saleforce Cloud platform. Also working on a new web site for the company based on WordPress using Cherry Framework.

You can find me on GitHub as stratplusft .

Relevant Courses

  • “Angular 2” workshop by Gerard Sans
  • “Performance Matters” by Paul Lewis.
  • “Fast and Beautiful Mobile Apps with Phonegap” by Brian Leroux and Christophe Coenraets.
  • “How to Build Great Web Sites in HTML5 and CSS3” -Eric Meyer at Carson Workshops
  • “Ajax Primer: Developing with JavaScript & DOM” – Dave Crane at Skills Matter
  • “Core Ajax: Enterprise Web Development with Ajax” – Dave Crane at Skills Matter
  • “Web Site Usability By Design” – David Fisher from gbdirect
  • “Hands on XSL: Transforming and Styling XML” – Learning Tree International
  • Introduction to Agile Testing” – SQS
  • “Java Programming: A Comprehensive Hands-On Introduction” – Learning Tree International
  • “Surrey And Region Open College Network” accredited Webmaster Workshop at Guildford College

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Physics (1st Class Honours) Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
  • City & Guilds Certificate in C++ Level 4, Guildford College, Guildford