Web Fundi

Freelance web development professional in Norwich, UK

Jake Kidde-Hansen, a seasoned freelance web developer in Norwich, UK, offers tailored, artisanal web solutions.

With over two decades of expertise, Jake specializes in creating bespoke websites and enhancing existing ones.

Services include comprehensive web design, site reviews with SEO insights, database and content system development, search engine optimization, social media campaign design, email marketing strategies, and ongoing website management.

Ideal for high-end sole traders and artisans seeking minimalist, crafted online presences. Contact me for a personalized approach to your digital needs.

Email me on jake@web-fundi.com for any queries

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My Portfolio

The Guide to the Human Eye

The Guide to the Human Eye

WHEN: 2023

WHAT: An experiment in AI-generated content. ChatGPT and Stable Diffusion created content, with some web dev input from me.

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Gulf Franchise Group

Gulf Franchise Group

WHEN: 2022

WHAT: Designed and developed the website and email campaigns and apps for Gulf Franchise Group.

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Tennis Box Office

Tennis Box Office

WHEN: 2022

WHAT: Used existing website code, wrote additional CSS plus a few tweaks to create a 100% mobile-friendly website.

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The Safari & Conservation Company

The Safari & Conservation Company

WHEN: 2022

WHAT: Technical SEO on existing Wordpress website for this Kenyan safari company.

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SocialAppsHQ Award for SEO

SocialAppsHQ Award for SEO

WHEN: 2022

WHAT: Some good old link building here, with a reach out from this DA 30+ directory, SocialAppsHQ. Here's my reciprocal link back!

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Africa Direct Ltd

Africa Direct Ltd

WHEN: 2021

WHAT: Designed and developed the website for Africa Direct Ltd, an Africa-centric import/export company.

NR2 Dental Studio

NR2 Dental Studio

WHEN: 2020

WHAT: Developed this quirky and fun website based on ideas and design from the lovely Joana.

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Covid Health Diaries

Covid Health Diaries

WHEN: 2020

WHAT: A Covid diary community website, with custom CMS, multi-user contributors, and a fast responsive framework.

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JustFans

JustFans

WHEN: 2019 - 2020

WHAT: CSS and design work on osCommerce Phoenix platform for this online retailer.

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Apes in Space

Apes in Space

WHEN: 2019

WHAT: Developed the Apes in Space website from designs by their director. Provide domain, hosting and updates to the site as and when required.

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Norfolk Garden Design

Norfolk Garden Design

WHEN: 2019

WHAT: SEO services and site review and tune-up. (Site design by Treacle)

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MENA Expo

MENA Expo

WHEN: 2015

WHAT: Designed and built the website for the 2015 MENAFA Expo in Dubai, UAE.

Classic Gardens

Classic Gardens

WHEN: 2010

WHAT: Designed and hosted this small garden website, and continue to provide updates when needed.

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MENAFA

MENAFA

WHEN: 2010

WHAT: Designed and developed the MENAFA website for the newly formed franchise association in Dubai, UAE.

EEFA

EEFA

WHEN: 2009

WHAT: Designed and developed a website for the East Europe Franchise Association.

World Franchise Centre

World Franchise Centre

WHEN: 2008 - 2019

WHAT: Designed and developed this large directory of franchise brands seeking franchisees worldwide.

FranSpeak

FranSpeak

WHEN: 2008 - 2019

WHAT: Developed and managed FranSpeak website and newsletter utilising Aweber for email management.

Tuscany Umbria Walks

Tuscany Umbria Walks

WHEN: 2008

WHAT: Designed and built the Quattro Passi Walking Holidays website, including walking itineraries.

World Franchise Associates

World Franchise Associates

WHEN: 2007 - 2019

WHAT: I spent 11 years as IT Director at WFA, developing a large IT infrastructure, building several websites and a CRM.

Watamu Marine Association

Watamu Marine Association

WHEN: 2007

WHAT: Designed and developed the WMA site with a bespoke CMS enabling the site to be managed entirely locally.

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Hemingways

Hemingways

WHEN: 2007

WHAT: Redesigned the website for Hemingways Hotel and Resort in Watamu.

Country Lodge

Country Lodge

WHEN: 2006 - 2008

WHAT: Designed and maintained content for this small hotel website.

Greystoke Mahale

Greystoke Mahale

WHEN: 2006

WHAT: Designed and developed a website for the lodge in Mahale Reserve, Tanzania.

Chada Katavi

Chada Katavi

WHEN: 2006

WHAT: Designed and developed the website for this exclusive safari lodge in Tanzania.

Nomad Safaris

Nomad Safaris

WHEN: 2006

WHAT: Designed and developed the website for Nomad Travellers, an exclusive safari company in Tanzania.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

WHEN: 2006

WHAT: Designed and developed a new site and logo for Ol Pejeta, including a database of chimpanzees in the sanctuary.

Safaris Unlimited

Safaris Unlimited

WHEN: 2006

WHAT: Designed the new website for Safaris Unlimited, a bespoke safari company in Nairobi.

Rift Valley Adventures

Rift Valley Adventures

WHEN: 2006

WHAT: Designed and developed the RVA website.

Manda Bay

Manda Bay

WHEN: 2005 - 2007

WHAT: Designed and built the Manda Bay website, and provided hosting and domain name services.

Saruni Lodge

Saruni Lodge

WHEN: 2005 - 2007

WHAT: Designed and developed Saruni's first website and helped the site evolve over time with Saruni's growth.

Apiconsult

Apiconsult

WHEN: 2005 - 2007

WHAT: Designed, developed and maintained the Apiconsult site for Tom.

Danny McCallum Safaris

Danny McCallum Safaris

WHEN: 2005 - 2006

WHAT: Designed website and maintained content for Danny McCallum Safaris, a Tanzania-based safari company.

Baraka Agricultural College

Baraka Agricultural College

WHEN: 2005

WHAT: Designed and developed website and trained Baraka team in content updates.

PSI Malaria

PSI Malaria

WHEN: 2005

WHAT: Designed and developed a sub-site for the Malaria team at PSI, the global health NGO.

Tassia Lodge

Tassia Lodge

WHEN: 2005

WHAT: Designed and developed the website for this community-run loge in Northern Kenya.

Il Ngwesi

Il Ngwesi

WHEN: 2005

WHAT: Designed the website for this community lodge in Kenya's northern rangelands.

KISM

KISM

WHEN: 2005

WHAT: Designed and managed the first website for the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management.

Loisaba Conservancy

Loisaba Conservancy

WHEN: 2004 - 2020

WHAT: Designed and developed Loisaba's first website. Provide domain name registration services.

Kwame Nyong'o

Kwame Nyong'o

WHEN: 2004 - 2020

WHAT: Have developed Kwame's website based upon his own designs since 2004, and continue to host and update the site in 2020.

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Kazuri Beads

Kazuri Beads

WHEN: 2004 - 2006

WHAT: Designed and built Kazuri Beads website, with a database ordering system and website maintenance.

Hippo Point

Hippo Point

WHEN: 2004 - 2006

WHAT: Designed, developed and managed the website for Hippo Point in Naivasha.

Wines East Africa

Wines East Africa

WHEN: 2004 - 2005

WHAT: Designed and developed the Wines website, including ordering system and wine database.

Freight Forwarders Kenya

Freight Forwarders Kenya

WHEN: 2004 - 2005

WHAT: Developed a large corporate website for FFK.

Art Coco

Art Coco

WHEN: 2004 - 2005

WHAT: Designed and developed the brochural website for Art Coco furniture designers.

SDAL

SDAL

WHEN: 2004

WHAT: Designed and developed SDAL's website, IBM, Microsoft distributors in Kenya, and provided ongoing content management services.

Virgin Safaris

Virgin Safaris

WHEN: 2004

WHAT: Designed and developed the website for this unique, upmarket, US based safari company.

Richard's Camp

Richard's Camp

WHEN: 2004

WHAT: Designed and developed the site for this exclusive safari camp in the Maasai Mara.

NGO Board Kenya

NGO Board Kenya

WHEN: 2004

WHAT: Developed an online application process for the NGO Co-ordination Board, a Kenya Government office.

Laikipia Wildlife Forum

Laikipia Wildlife Forum

WHEN: 2003 - 2006

WHAT: Designed and developed LWF's website, and provided ongoing content management services.

Augustana College

Augustana College

WHEN: 2003 - 2006

WHAT: Designed, developed and maintained the website for this aspiring university college on the Thika Road, Nairobi.

IUCN African Elephant Specialist Group

IUCN African Elephant Specialist Group

WHEN: 2003

WHAT: Helped the AfESG develop a unique design and content for their sub-site within the framework of IUCN's website systems.

Alliance Hotels

Alliance Hotels

WHEN: 2003

WHAT: Worked with Africa360 on the hotel group's website.

ACC

ACC

WHEN: 2002 - 2007

WHAT: Designed, developed and maintained African Conservation Centre's web presence.

Borana

Borana

WHEN: 2002 - 2004

WHAT: Designed and developed Borana Lodge website and provided ongoing website management services.

Maasai Mara Count

Maasai Mara Count

WHEN: 2002

WHAT: Developed and designed the Mara Count website for the 2002 Wildlife and People count.

ISP Kenya

ISP Kenya

WHEN: 2002

WHAT: Designed and developed the website for this very nascent ISP company at the start of Kenya's internet adventures.

Flexi Consultants

Flexi Consultants

WHEN: 2002

WHAT: Designed, built and maintained the website for this accounting company.

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

WHEN: 2001 - 2006

WHAT: Developed and re-developed the Lewa website as the organisation grew and flourished.

Sporting Safaris Kenya

Sporting Safaris Kenya

WHEN: 2001 - 2006

WHAT: Designed and developed the website for Sporting Safaris Kenya.

Lewa Safari Camp

Lewa Safari Camp

WHEN: 2001 - 2003

WHAT: Website design and development for Lewa Safari Camp, including bespoke content management system.

Fairview Hotel

Fairview Hotel

WHEN: 2001 - 2007

WHAT: Designed, developed and maintained Fairview Hotel, Nairobi's website.

Rekero Camp

Rekero Camp

WHEN: 2001

WHAT: A simple camp and conservancy website for Rekero Camp in the Maasai Mara.

Eco-Resorts

Eco-Resorts

WHEN: 2000 - 2006

WHAT: Designed and developed the Eco-resorts safari website, with a number of listings of properties, destinations and itineraries.

Bush Homes

Bush Homes

WHEN: 2000 - 2005

WHAT: Web design, email marketing, SEO and on retainer to maintain content.

Mugie Ranch

Mugie Ranch

WHEN: 2000 - 2002

WHAT: Designed and devloped Mugie's first website when they established the Mugie Conservancy.

Kipepeo Project

Kipepeo Project

WHEN: 1999 - 2005

WHAT: Designed, built and managed the Kipepeo Butterfly Project website.

Nature Kenya

Nature Kenya

WHEN: 1999 - 2003

WHAT: Designed, built and managed Nature Kenya's first website. Trained Nature Kenya team to manage updates.

Aqua Ventures

Aqua Ventures

WHEN: 1999

WHAT: Website design and development and regular content updates.

Best of Kenya

Best of Kenya

WHEN: 1999

WHAT: One of Web Fundi's first clients, this was a small bespoke safari company website with itineraries and destinations.

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Watamu.net

Watamu.net

WHEN: 1998 - 2000

WHAT: The first Web Fundi website, for Mrs Simpson's Guest House in Watamu. It grew into an unofficial guide to Watamu beach.