Karen Rubado

About Karebou

Karebou is the design studio of designer and artist Karen Rubado. Started in 2009, Karebou has always focused on delivering exceptional websites and online experiences. By developing strong relationships with her clients, Karen helps support businesses and improve their results online. Karebou specialises in WordPress and Squarespace websites and ecommerce sites. Website management training is provided to empower business owners but also to instill confidence in online technologies. Karebou also offers social media integration, search engine optimsation, email marketing and graphic design services.

About Karen

Karen Rubado holds a degree in Fine Arts in Multimedia and Web Design from The Art Institute of Atlanta and a Master of Fine Arts with First Class Honours from The University of Auckland, Elam School of Fine Arts. She has been a practicing web designer since 2002. Karen has worked as a designer and manager within web design and hosting companies and as a contract designer for Auckland and Nelson based web design businesses. Currently she is freelancing full-time.

Did you know?

88% of online consumers are less likely to return to a site after a bad experience

Featured project : CYANZ


The old Classic Yacht Association website was limping along with old code, obsolete plugins, and a dated design. Karebou worked closely with the CYANZ committee to create a dynamic design with exciting new features to make the site easy to manage. Reducing the workload of the site administrator was key as well as creating a pleasant online experience for a wide age-range of visitors.

SITE FEATURES: WordPress content management, e-commerce, event management, event calendar, member registration and renewal, classified listings, search engine optimisation, Mailerlite integration