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Putting students first, by design.

We provide design, research, and strategy services to the California Community Colleges and system partners.

It’s great you’re looking at student input. At the end of the day, it’s the student that’ll be using and benefiting from it!


– American River College student

We apply equitable design principles
to the student experience

  • Empathize

  • Define

  • Ideate

  • Prototype

  • Test

  • Implement

Co-creating usable
and accessible design solutions

Want to be part of our design process?

– Eloy Ortiz Oakley Former Chancellor,

Our vision for change puts a sharp focus on students’ goals and needs, designing and making decisions that put students first, having high expectations and high levels of support for all.

– Eloy Ortiz Oakley Former Chancellor,


Advancing products, policies, processes, communication campaigns, and more to be equity-centric and outcome-focused.

We offer:


  • Services

    • Design workshops and sprints
    • Persona development
    • Empathy, journey, and experience mapping
    • Wireframing and prototyping
    • Competitive audits
  • Expert review

    • Design quality evaluation
    • Heuristic evaluation
    • Technical evaluation
    • Accessibility evaluation
    • Taxonomy evaluation


  • Quantitative

    • Usability testing (to evaluate, track, and compare product usability)
    • Analytics analyses
    • Search log analyses
    • User surveys
    • A/B and message testing
  • Qualitative

    • Usability testing (to inform design and identify usability issues)
    • User interviews
    • Diary studies
    • Card sorting
    • Tree tests