What We Do

We will help you identify the usability issues that are affecting your website or application users on a day-to-day basis. This will enable you to fix those issues and improve the user experience for your customers.

We will help you redesign the user experience of your website or application. We will create a design of the website or application that matches what your user's need and we will execute a design for the site that adheres to that vision and to industry best practices for website or application design.

We will redesign the entire website or application user experience. We will work with your business leaders to determine the best approach for your site or app that the user matches your company's business goals, your budget and customer needs. The redesign can include the following:

  • Business Requirements Development
  • Persona Development
  • Heuristic Analysis
  • Competitor Review
  • Information Architecture/designping
  • User Interface Design/Wireframing
  • Copy Writing
  • Visual Design
  • Usability Testing
  • Schematics/Specification Writing
  • Development
  • Analytics Planning and Execution

About Scott Barnard

Scott Barnard is the founder of Aalto Consulting LLC. After earning 2 degrees from MIT, he transplanted to the San Francisco Bay Area where he had a front row seat to the dot com boom and bust and the subsequent growth in importance of web, mobile and desktop application designs to the everyday activities of businesses and consumers alike.

Scott's work includes the Webby award-winning HP Creative Studio and the Addy award-winning Iron Man site for LG www.insidethesuit.com. Scott was the Senior Information Architect on both projects with Publicis Modem. He worked on revamping PayPal's Merchant Services website with Publicis. Despite the maturity of PayPal's business, the new design led to ~20% increase in conversion and ~40% increase usage of the product post-conversion.

Scott has worked with top web companies as well as Fortune 100 companies including: HP, LG, PayPal, Stryker, AIG, Bank of America, Capital One, Emirates Airlines, Orbitz, AOL, AAA, TruGreen and numerous others.

Aside from the above, Scott has also guided digital agency efforts at Extractable, Mekanism, Hot Studio, MUH-TAY-ZIK - HOF-FER, Grey SF, Questus, Viscira, Molecular and others.

He is also the founder of RememberStuff.me, a responsive website dedicated to helping people remember the things they like.

Contact Us

  • Scott Barnard
  • email: sbarnard@aaltoconsulting.com
  • phone: (415) 336-6905