We help technology take shape.


We're The Human Effort, a design and technology studio based out of both Santa Barbara, CA and Bend, OR.

We help startups and established companies save time and money by focussing on the early-stage planning of web, mobile, and native applications. Our deliverables involve working prototypes, models, demos and mockups; all run through a rapid iteration process where design, business goals, usability, and technical limitations are considered. This allows our clients to quickly refine and effectively communicate their ideas before they commit to the expensive and laborious process of bringing a fully-realized product to market.

If you're interested in working with us, or you have any questions about the design or technology of your product, please contact us below. We look forward to hearing from you.