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Nathanael Rouillard
Works at WIN Technologies
Attended Bablake School
Lives in Harringey, London
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Okay England.

And I do mean England. Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland went and did their own things.

It's not that I'm angry with you.
I'm just disappointed.

Also Angry.
You bigoted, selfish, racist dickheads.
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I've been in meetings like this.
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I like to marry it with http://dilbert.com/strip/2015-02-22
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So, this might be a fairly good indicator of what the inside of my head looks like.
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Yesterday, the London Evening Standard was more or less full of screeds about how awful it is that Labour are threatening to get rid of Non-Dom status. It was painful to read, because it read like someone was trying to bully me into thinking the same thing they did (which, TBF, is what you should expect from the Evening Standard)

Today, it seems to be taking the opposite tack, and talking about how non-dom status is indefensible.

But it is of course doing it in it's trademark style of patronising, low level racism.
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An open letter


As a former pupil of Bablake school (1992-1999), I was delighted to discover that you were organising a hustings. After all, it was Bablake that got me interested in politics, when giving pupils the opportunity to ask questions of our local politicians; I do not imagine that they were expecting a room full of sixth-formers from a politically apathetic generation to grill them like an Angry Jeremy Paxman. Political involvement is a wonderful thing.

Imagine my displeasure upon learning that you have decided not to invite a representative from the Green Party to take part, despite inviting UKIP; a party with a disproportionately high media representation compared to their actual levels of support, and whose party membership is smaller and less active.

Bablake has always stood for intelligent education, a sense of fair play, and has provided me with a strong moral framework. I sincerely hope that this is not indicative of these values being thrown aside in favour of the lower effort option, because what I see now is absolutely disgusting to me, and an anathema to the values I was taught to hold dear at Bablake.

You are failing to educate people if you only provide information that covers the right wing side of the political spectrum. You are not providing a fair playing field if you decide to give a voice to UKIP but not to the Green party, and quite frankly, it is unethical to do so, as you are lying through omission, and painting a distorted picture of the political options available; one that is dominated by white men from highly privileged backgrounds, and of varying levels of right wing attitudes - from right of centre, all the way to just shy of fascism.
I am not a member of these, or any, political party, for none of them truly represent my positions, but we have to make these decisions whilst properly informed. Our democratic duty is too important not to, and your decision hinders the people from being able to make that informed decision.

I had hoped for much better from Bablake, but right now I am bitterly disappointed in you. The school is letting itself down, and it is letting the Alumni down.
I sincerely hope you will reconsider your position

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Nathanael Rouillard
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I don't know about any of you, but I'd like to actually live in a Democracy.
The 2015 General Election has shown once and for all that our voting system is broken beyond repair. Please sign our petition calling for a fairer, more proportional system to elect MPs. makeseatsmatchvotes.org
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I've recently been thinking a lot about the pretty toxic tendency for online communities to engage in witch-hunts, and this article handily illuminates a lot of the reasons why I find them so discomforting.

Sure, I want to side with the victims, but the victims are;

1. Not always correct about what went down
2. Not always obvious.

Then you have witnesses; they are often wrong about what happened, because it turns out that our reality is completely perceptual, and two people can experience the same events and give extremely different (and contradictory) accounts of those events with no malice or deception intended. Plus, our memories are extremely malleable. 

People need to investigate rather than jumping to conclusions.

And these things lead to this sort of horror.
A new documentary shows what the family of a boy wrongly accused in the Boston Bombing went through.
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  • Bablake School
    1992 - 1999
  • University of Teesside
    Computer Animation and Production, 2000 - 2003
  • Warwick Business School
    HOST Programme, 2010 - 2011
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Usability and User Experience Consultant
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UX, Usability, Design, UI, HCI, User Experience, Illustration, Copywriting,
Employment
  • WIN Technologies
    Visual Designer, 2013 - present
    Designing interactions, interfaces, and visual elements for web and mobile gaming on the android and iOS platforms.
  • Insurrection LRP
    Game Designer, 2008 - present
    One of the Game Designers on the award nominated Live Roleplay Game; Insurrection LRP Working with internal and external stakeholders to understand their needs and create actionable, functional requirements. Writing solutions in response to requirements. Designing an immersive and interactive Live Action Gaming experience.
  • Freelance
    UX and Design Consultant, 2010 - present
    Providing freelance design, marketing, and business consultancy services, including book cover design and illustration, marketing, and business analysis. I am currently providing UX training course development services to QA.com for their upcoming UX learning route. Offering freelance design and consultancy services in UX, UI, art and graphics fields. Clients have included upliftingstunts.net, a wheelchair cheerleading stunt team who needed a logo design which can be seen on their website and T-Shirts, and Aequus-Therapy.com.
  • Insightsoftware.com
    Usability Designer, 2011 - 2012
    Usability advisor, expert, and designer for Insigntsoftware.com. An agile organisation, the role is to design and wireframe UI elements, workflows, and interactions for the flagship cross ERP (Oracle E-Business Suite/JD Edwards) reporting product "Insight" and it's next generation web client. I sign off and approve developer implementation of designs. Key Responsibilities Driving usability decisions in Product Management and Development organisations Leading the development of the user interface for the next generation of Business Intelligence and Analysis software dealing with corporate databases and ERP solutions (Oracle EBS, JDE) Designing and overseeing user testing labs Driving a UCD approach within an Agile software development environment Creation of User Persona’s, Wireframing, and Prototyping Designing and developing the User Experience Ensuring that UI consistency is kept on track with an international development team based in multiple time zones. Balancing the design needs of Product Management with those of the Software Development teams, and finding solutions and compromises which allow project goals to be met within acceptable costs. Promoting new UI methodologies and technologies Lobbying for modernisation of underlying user interface technologies to keep products in line with new thinking resulting from usability and user experience research. Key Achievements Enhancement of the "Insight Budgeting" tool for which customers had been requesting modernisation and enhancement. Designing the new report designer, allowing for complex "Big Data" report templates to be built visually, allowing the customer to create custom templates pulling data from multiple simultaneous SQL based data sources.
  • Marconi
    Senior Media Designer, 2005 - 2010
    Key Responsibilities Leading a team of 5 producing 2D and 3D assets for acoustic simulation and UI/UX projects respectively whilst liaising with other production teams. UI and UX design, development, usability assessment & consultation for touch screen control interfaces and management/efficiency tools. Lead developer of enhanced media and 3D graphics used for bids and presentations as part of rail and metro marketing campaigns. Construction and Project management of the creation of 3D models of London Metro and Underground stations for Tubelines and Metronet OPO projects, including the Tottenham Court Road re-design, Waterloo, Euston, and Liverpool Street amongst many others ensuring delivery according to scheduled deadlines through management of team resources. Various levels of video production, including project management, design, pre-production, production, and post production. Liaising with clients on design decisions and objectives. Design Visualisation/Pre-Visualisation Marketing material design and implementation. UX Development and maintenance of division intranet presence. Information Architecture Approval of Holiday and assignment of labour within the team. Design of UI/UX for touch screen interfaces including icons, station maps, asset selectors, and navigation management. 3D & 2D modelling. UI/UX design and development. Liaising with clients on design decisions and objectives. Graphic Design Design Visualisation/Pre-Visualisation Acoustic Modelling Lead role in research into potential new technological aids such as real time 3D tracking and mapping using new technology and software developments to save time and money in the creation of 3D models. Software and services branding. Marketing material design and implementation. Key Achievements Developer of media and 2D/3D graphics used for bids and presentations, helping to win large contracts worth millions of pounds including a £12 million contract supplying London Bus with new bus stop timetable displays. Creation and delivery of technical drawings as well as recreating substandard drawings at an acceptable quality for a major rail FTN upgrade project, saving the company large non-conformance fines. Developed in house 3D design capabilities as integral part of a acoustic modelling/simulation team developing tools for use in acoustically problematic environments. Developed a 3D design process to help streamline engineering design and keep site visits to a minimum by teaching engineers 3D design tools to help visualise designs more efficiently, saving the company money on site visits and design rework. Core part of a team involved in winning acoustic design approval for all Tubelines operated stations away from the incumbent provider, saving the company millions of pounds, and lowering costs for the client. Key role in UX development of HCI on MICA software controling all Tubelines operated stations on the London Underground.
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