We are fortunate to do some great work for some great people and companies.

 
 

Past Lives

Prior to forming Sawaya Consulting we worked with some of the largest companies in the world. Steve Sawaya was most recently the IT Director at Oakley Networks, a start up that was acquired by Raytheon.
Amber Sawaya was the Creative Director at Galileo Processing and has served on the local board of directors for the AIGA as well as designer & creative director at other local agencies and companies. Together, we have some great experience working with clients like:

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What clients are saying.

We’ve been extremely happy with Sawaya Consulting’s work on Limnu. They bring a wealth of expertise to the table, but evaluate our requests before jumping in to work. We may know how to build a kick-ass tool, but that’s not all it takes to succeed. Sawaya Consulting has been there to help us with many of the issues we didn’t know how to solve, and in some cases didn’t even know were issues. They help us get the most out of our time and budget.

David (Grue) DeBry, CTO, Limnu

Amber has stepped in and filled a vital role in our team; she takes an idea written on a whiteboard and turns it into something our programmers can build and our clients will love. She has great customer insight and is always looking for the best solution to a problem. She rocks!

Chuck Sharp, CEO, Right Intel

Amber understands the hierarchy of UX and UI needs and nails requirements with great looking designs and intuitive interfaces. Her mastery of web technologies makes her a natural extension of our web development team. I’ve worked with Amber for several years and she is truly the best.

Ken Snyder, CTO, Right Intel

It has been a pleasure and relief working with Sawaya Consulting. They have taken my existing site; polished and updated it so that it looks and flows so much easier for the viewer and for maintaining the site. They don’t just do what you ask – they are the professionals having great suggestions that make my life easier and the site stronger. Thank you Amber & Steve!

SuAn Chow, Chow Truck

[Sawaya Consulting] has been a proverbial ace in the hole with our [Content Management System and Server] over the last several weeks. They carry deep technical expertise and have been a real pleasure to work with. 

AccessData

Every day I work with @sawayaconsult the radicaler they get. If you’re smart you’ll take your interweb needs to them for proper dealing. [via twitter]

The Mandate Press

I got a phone call yesterday from a women in New Hampshire, she was searching teachers who teach [yoga] in or near the canyon for her son to attend class, she said my name and website kept popping up… She also commented on how she really likes the website. Thank you again for getting Fluid Heart out there. Your skills rock and your genuine friendship is admired and appreciated, I am grateful for your support. 

Fluid Heart Yoga

I’ve had the pleasure of a long-standing business relationship with Steve and Amber Sawaya and would highly recommend them without hesitation. Through all stages of the project, Amber and Steve managed to integrate seamlessly with our in-house resources. I was particularly impressed with Amber and Steve’s ability to take the lead in coordinating a varied array of our employees as well as the team of expert resources they assembled for our project. Despite the project’s complexity, Amber and Steve ensured that goals, deadlines, and expectations were always clearly defined. The project was completed on time and within the agreed upon budget, but the results exceeded all expectations. Our executive team continues to be delighted with the new website and have eagerly received the suggestion to work with the Sawayas on subsequent projects

SOS Staffing, Inc.

Sawaya Consulting did an excellent job in listening to our ideas and needs for the redesign of our company website. They were especially responsive, technically sound and very creative in developing our website. We were looking for a simple, straightforward design to help redefine our image, highlight some of our exciting projects and people, and showcase our services in a creative way. We feel that they accomplished that task and we were very pleased with the outcome.

Jamie Tsandes, LLA, ASLA, Bowen Collins & Associates, Inc.

The Sawaya team brings together a balance of technical strengths with fresh, creative design to their work. Our company was looking for a website redesign and updated image to better reflect our professional style, exciting projects, and company culture. We were very pleased with the outcome and enjoyed working with Steve, Amber and others throughout the design process. Thank you for a great product!

Bowen Collins & Associates, Inc.

The site looks great. Many thanks to your team. And thanks for sticking to our budget; we’re very pleased. This is a great partnership.

J. Taud Olsen Managing Director, External Relations and Outreach, WECC

We’ve been absolutely thrilled with your work, and we’ll be asking for more. The extent you went to understand our needs deeply, and work out viable solutions, from our web site to the internal UX design of our app, has been above and beyond. We know that for a fact, because we tried another design firm before employing you, and you’ve given us a volume and quality of work that is much better. If we tell you how many times better, we’re afraid you’ll raise your prices, but let’s just say your work is worth every penny. Thank you, Amber & Steve!

Dave Hart, CTO, Limnu

Our challenge was to make a very complicated concept seem approachable and simple while at the same time resolving misconceptions of a “high-deductible” health plan so that users realize the many benefits of a HSA-qualified plan. The proof is in the math, but no one likes numbers. Sawaya Consulting helped us develop a tool that required very little user input yet powerfully communicated mathematical calculations while making it fun and easy to understand.

Cody Dingus, VP of Marketing, HealthEquity

Our foundation struggled for two years to find a company that was able to set aside the workload to build us a website. When we met Amber and Steve with Sawaya Consulting I remember they asked what our hopes and dreams for our website were. After giving them our list of wants, they said they would accept us as a client. We’ve heard this before, so we hoped their interest was real.

Within a few days they had a contract for us and the project gained immediate momentum. Not only were we astonished how quickly they understood the vision we have for our widows and the support we hope to provide, but how many additional suggestions they gave us that had never crossed our minds. If we could have outlined the perfect partner to build our website, our description wouldn’t have even come close to how amazing Sawaya Consulting is to work with.

We are beyond thrilled with the outcome of our website. It is absolutely beautiful and the functionality is exceptional. We are immensely grateful that they believed in our mission and chose us as their client, with the bonus of completing each step of the project with amazing follow through. They are truly a pleasure to work with.

Gwen Peterson, President, Hope for Widows Foundation

I would highly recommend working with Sawaya to anyone who wants a professionally done product. The vast majority of businesses these days do not take customer service and responsiveness seriously-these guys do. They do what they say they are going to and always keep you posted on the progress of the project.

Kade Hallows, Hallows & Company

I just wanted to let you know that moving through [Salt Lake Culinary Center’s] website is a fabulous experience. The photography and layout is absolutely beautiful. I wish you great success. I hope those in Salt Lake City take the time to attend classes with YOU, learn and be a part of a growing community of forward thinking folks with a mission to be a part of something truly wonderful.

student at Salt Lake Culinary Center

You are so wonderfully talented and efficient! Thank you very much!

Kathy Younker

I had the great pleasure of working with Sawaya Consulting on an Intranet deployment. Their abilities to manage the project and client expectations were exceptional. The project was completed on time, on budget, and the client was more than pleased. Their team’s ability to create an excellent, user-friendly design and have it come to life as a functioning Intranet was superb. The technical skills of their team was excellent and their solutions are efficient and will stand up long term. It was a pleasure working with Amber & Steve and I look forward to working with them again.

Kipp Sorensen, Soren Innovations

The Sawaya Consulting team gets things done! I really appreciate their creativity, technical expertise and time management skills. But for me, their greatest asset is their perfect combination of design and technology, a balance rarely found in the industry. With an almost impossible deadline, they were able to successfully design and execute our inter-company social website, complete with all of the bells and whistles we wanted. Everything that was promised, was delivered. Their ideas and expertise made it a smooth process with flawless execution. It’s been a pleasure working with them. I look forward to many more successful projects with them.

Cody Dingus, Global Marketing Communications Manager, Boart Longyear

Almost three years after the initial launch of my firm’s web site, the original company who designed it had closed its doors, and the site was neglected, incomplete, poorly functioning, and basically on life-support. Sawaya Consulting was able to look at the situation and propose a package of solutions, additions, and re-designs that were catered to me and that quickly and effectively transformed the site into an asset that I have been able to edit and manage with success. Amber was responsive, always staying in touch, returning calls, and solving problems. The process was enjoyable and efficient and I would gladly recommend Sawaya Consulting. 

Dave Brach, Brach Design Architecture