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User Experience Design Consulting

Collaborate with an experienced designer to improve the usability and user experience of your website

Our User Experience (UX) Design Consulting service offers campus units an opportunity to collaborate with an experienced designer on the usability, user experience, and visual design of their website or application. We partner with you to:

  • Evaluate and identify the issues that your users may encounter while using your website, application, or online service
  • Test critical tasks on your site to ensure they are easy to accomplish
  • Perform user research to understand your website users' needs
  • Define the top goals for your web project
  • Design new menu structures
  • Develop page layouts and more

What we offer

To explore the usability, user experience, and visual design of your website or application, the UX Design Consulting team may complete activities, including:

  • Design research (user testing, surveys, workshops)
  • Competitive analysis
  • Heuristic analysis 
  • Task analysis
  • Product and user experience design 
  • User interface and visual design

The UX Design Consulting team delivers to you:

  • User experience findings and approaches document, which includes results of the design research and analyses 
  • Product and user experience design explorations and documentation
  • User interface and visual design mockups and specifications

Designed for

  • Groups that are building their own website or application using Stanford tools and would like guidance on how to improve any aspect of the user experience and/or design
  • Groups with an existing website or application that would like advice on how it can be improved


  • $123/hour for user experience research and design
  • $142/hour for senior user experience strategy, research, and design

Varies by project requirements. Projects are billed on a time and materials basis. User experience services can be optimized to fit your project budget.

See also

Visual Design Consulting services

Last modified April 14, 2023