The online, always-up-to-date resume of
Christopher Nicholas Rault
A front-end designer working remotely from Hoekwil, South Africa
I spent the past six months freelancing while I work on a number of side-projects, which include Mzango (a backpackers guide to South Africa) and setting up a tented camp on our family farm. Currently taking on new projects.
I was initially contracted to rebuild the popular wine blog and information site WineFolly.com, but stayed on for a year and a half to work directly with WineFolly's founder, award winning book author Madeline Puckette.
Web MonkeysCreative Director
Apart from co-running the business, my responsibilities included desiging our web properties, themes, plugin interfaces and marketing material. I also took the lead on our product support and writing technical documentation.
We started Nomad Studios to provide web design services to companies in the real-estate sector. In the two years it was operational, we worked on small agency sites, to fully-featured property portals and everything in-between.
A former collegue and I setup an e-commerce site that provided wholesale label clothing to other retailers selling on eBay. While initially profitable, we ended up shutting it down as it was too hard to manage while travelling.
RPC DataTechnical Sales Consultant
I was recruited for a rigorous six month bootcamp then three months of Oracle training in Zimbabwe and later advanced web design at UCT. My responsibilities included building technical demos, prototypes and more.
Phinda Game ReserveTraining Camp Manager
Fresh out of school and in search of an adventure, I landed a job at a prestige game reserve in KZN, South Africa. My responsibilities included camp security, maintenance, procurement and assisting with training exercises.
Web / UI Design
As I designer I get excited about clean, minimalistic design that is functional and centered around the person using it.
As a developer I'm obsessed with performance and building interfaces that are a pleasure to use. Tabs over spaces.
As a theme developer I love the freedom of being able to conceptualize a concept and take it from design to finished product.
As a product manager I thrive on building and iterating on products, coming up with growth hacks and getting the product to market.
Backpackers guide to South Africa where the traveller is not the product.
Made with SketchLive
A curated collection of Sketch.app resources optimised for download.
Plugins and templates for Headway, the original visual site builder for WordPress.
WordPress theme club for developers centered around our in-house theme framework, Beans.
Advanced Web Design
University of Cape Town
Jan 2001 - June 2002
National Senior Certificate
Die Bult Highschool
Jan 1995 - Dec 1999
CEO, Coffee Group
CEO, RPC Data
CEO, Folly Inc