Rachel Cunliffe

Web designer. WordPress expert. Statistician. Reader. Photographer. Book maker. Traveller. Farmer’s wife. Mum to four. New Zealander with part of my heart in Hawaii.

For the past fifteen years I’ve been designing beautiful successful custom sites for clients worldwide including TechCrunch, ProBlogger, The University of Auckland and South Pacific Pictures. I’m a leading food blog designer with renowned clients including David Lebovitz, Marion Nestle, Chocolate & Zucchini, Once Upon a Chef, Cooking Classy and Natasha’s Kitchen.

I am energised by helping grow your business.

I’m also a passionate teacher with eight years experience writing and lecturing data analysis at the University of Auckland. I was part of a teaching team which won a government award for teaching excellence. My research was both online learning and statistical literacy (making sense of numbers in the media). I’m the co-director of CensusAtSchool New Zealand, a government funded initiative for school children, and founder of educational blog Stats Chat.

I’m excited about online communities which flourish around blogs and co-founded three award-winning sites.

As a trained statistician, I use research and data analysis to guide me and focus on a content-driven approach to design. I love clean, clear and creative websites with lots of whitespace. I like creating something unique and memorable – but not at the expense of making the website easy-to-use, read and navigate.

I love working with all sorts of people with different passions and goals. I’m easy to work with, super friendly, quick to respond, thoughtful and calm.

What I do

Consulting, coaching, research, project management, design (print, web and identity) and support.

Read customer testimonials and connect with me on LinkedIn.

Want to have a quick call right now about your project? Please phone: +1 646 233 3046 or schedule a call.

More about me personally

I live out in the New Zealand countryside on two and a half acres of land which overlooks the Kaipara Harbor. We are treated to gorgeous summer sunsets. We have beehives and get our own honey, Wiltshire sheep, chickens, turkeys, ducks and a cat named Starshone (long story). My husband Regan and I both work online from our home office. We have four children: Eli, Austin, Montana and Theo.

I love taking photos and creating photo books, reading, travelling, swimming and doing yoga. Apart from New Zealand, I’ve lived in England, Canada and the US. We spend a month each year in Hawaii as our home away from home.

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