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You have a vision. We have a way to get you there.

Pacific Aviator is a boutique
digital creative

Web Design

Mobile Apps

APIs & Cloud

Design Workshops

Tackle big challenges with design accelerators—engaging, on-site workshops that use design thinking and hands-on collaboration to validate your assumptions before you write a single line of code.

But design more than just a process; it's a business strategy. We'll help you build a design-first culture from the ground up, working with your team as they learn how to create repeatable systems and processes that help them make user-centric and data-driven product decisions.


Discover what problem you're solving, define measurable goals, and use design thinking to inspire creativity.


Create storyboards and interactive prototypes, then pressure test your solutions with the rest of the team.


Watch how your customers interact with your prototypes, then iterate and refine your ideas.


Armed with real customer data and metrics, get stakeholder buy-in so your team can start building.

Workshop Packages

1 Day Accelerator

An intensive, one-day workshop scoped to accelerate an existing project or build a feature.

  • Small projects and features only
  • 1 or 2 on-site workshop facilitators
  • 4 consulting hours before & after
  • Digital copy of workshop artifacts

2-3 Day Sprint

A compressed version of the week-long workshop for time-constrained teams focusing on well-defined problems.

  • Small or medium projects
  • 1 or 2 on-site workshop facilitators
  • 1 interaction designer (optional)
  • 8 consulting hours before & after
  • Digital and print copy of workshop artifacts

4-5 Day Strategy & Culture

A full-length design workshop for teams solving complex product or culture problems at scale.

  • Large and complex projects
  • 1 or 2 on-site workshop facilitators
  • Up to 2 interaction designers
  • 12 consulting hours before & after
  • Digital and print copy of workshop artifacts
All design workshops include the Pacific Aviator guarantee. Travel not included.

The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: artists, inventors, storytellers—creative and holistic ‘right-brain’ thinkers whose abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who doesn’t.

Daniel Pink


Project leadership goes beyond just code reviews and pixel-pushing. To be more, we have to bring more. Our proactive approach to UX, product, and engineering leadership helps you solve bespoke problems sustainably and at scale.

These engagements usually land in the 6-18 week timeframe. Our pricing is flexible and competitive, based on your requirements and annual revenue. Committed? Some lead time may be required to schedule longer-term projects, so don't wait to get in touch—we fill our schedule on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Fixed Term or Budget

Have a fixed timeframe or budget in mind? That makes it easy for everyone.

Open Engagement

If you're unsure on time or budget, we can be flexible with cost and scheduling.

What We Can Do For You

Web & Mobile Apps

Accelerate your web or mobile presence with bespoke design and development, using native technologies like SwiftUI and modern web-app frameworks like React, Vue, and Wasm.


Develop your ideas into working prototypes so you can rapidly iterate on user feedback, pressure test your ideas, and resolve usability issues—all before writing a single line of code.

Digital Growth

Grow your products, scale your business, and capitalize on your ideas. Move beyond the urgency of your engineering needs; learn to be proactive and sustainable instead of reactive.


APIs are the backbone of digital. Integrate your products with existing API-powered services, battle-harden your existing APIs, or design and build out an API program from scratch.

Design Systems

Scale your products, cut technical debt, and reduce time to market with a cohesive library of design specs and components—a common language for designers and developers.

Workflow Automation

Turn your efficiency up to 11 using powerful tools to build integrations between your favourite apps & services, automating complex repetitive tasks, or human tasks with smart interfaces.


Leverage cloud technologies for rapid development and distributed, scalable resources to simplify your developer operations, reduce costs, and build stability and resiliance into your products.


Human-centered design is a fundamental part of a great business strategy. Delight your users with a great experience to drive conversion and adoption, using metrics to gauge success and impact.

Back-end infrastructure

Build modern, scalable, and secure back-end services that power your business's mission-critical APIs and apps, or optimize and speed up your existing systems.

What we find is that if you have a goal that is very, very far out, and you approach it in little steps, you start to get there faster. Your mind opens up to the possibilities.

Mae Jemison

Hourly Consulting

Have a specific challenge or problem to solve? Need a hand with an existing project? Get expert advice and hands-on help to build, refine, and polish. Most of our project services are available at varying hourly rates, or we can tailor bespoke services for your unique needs. We'll work with you to define a clear set of objectives and scope before we start to help you budget your costs.

Additional Pre-Packaged Services

Code Reviews

Get feedback and guidance on reducing your code's complexity, improving stability, and adding resiliance.

Minimum engagement: 2 hours

Design Reviews

Get suggestions on how to simplify and optimize interactions, improve accessibility, and delight your users.

Minimum engagement: 2 hours

Architecture Reviews

Evaluate your technology stack and architecture to help you maximize efficiency and total cost of ownership.

Minimum engagement: 4 hours

Product Vetting

Evaluate whether your idea is technically feasibility before you invest time and money building it.

Minimum engagement: 1 hour

App Store Submissions

Ensure your app adheres to Apple's App Store submission criteria, human interface guidelines, and best practices.

Minimum engagement: 1 hour

QA Testing

Pressure-test your app with a comprehensive set of tests to search for bugs and missing functionality.

Minimum engagement: 1 hour

We'd love to hear from you

Ready to work with us? Send us a note and we'll get back to you within 48 hours. Your first consultation is always free, and if you live in town, we'll buy you a cup of coffee.

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