Phone: 0113 265 5701

Website information

Northstar Web Design

This site was hand built and hard coded in XHTML 1.1 and CSS 3.0 by Northstar Web Design in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

My weapons of choice are Adobe: Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Illustrator. I dabble with Coda for live website amendments, and for a general FTP app - it has to be Transmit.

I work on a iMac, which was top of the range 5 years ago - it's time for an upgrade - but it still beats most PCs hands down for speed and performance. It's a simple thing really, saving time processing, uploading and managing the files and work flow, means the job gets done faster and so therefore I can do it at a lower cost.

All files associated with this job are stored securely and backups are made onto my PowerBook and a Lacie 3 terabyte external hard drive. Additional monthly backups are done via TimeMachine on another Lacie 700GB hard drive and stored off-site.

Although in this case, the client arranged their own hosting, I usually use Zen or 939 in Hull. In both cases they have mirror disk technology as well as hourly, daily, and weekly backups.

So there is quadruple redundancy built in (excluding the website host), just in case anything goes wrong any where at any time. I am also looking into cloud hosting to add another layer of protection.

Client base

Most of my clients are based in the Yorkshire area - although this is the age of the web - there is nothing like a face to face meeting over a coffee to shortcut a lot of objectives and get a clear steer on the site's direction and client preferences.

Having said that, I've worked for many clients throughout the UK, France, Spain, Dubai, Australia who I've never met. There is so much you can achieve via email, skype, screencasts and facetime these days.

Web design services

Contact details

If you would like to know more about Northstar and what I could do for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Email: northstar.enquiries@gmail.com

Office: 0113 2843668

Mobile: 07779 300 838

Website: Northstar Web Design

Address: Heritage Cottage, Old Lane, Bramhope, West Yorkshire LS16 9AZ