Return on Development
a San Francisco web & mobile development company by Seth Hayward

Web and mobile development. Free quotes.

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"Very creative ... He is very dependable and detail oriented. I couldn't say enough about him."

iOS application development (iPhone, iPad, iWatch)

Significant, happytrack, Authie, crushes and more. Full service firm from design to App Store.

Android application development

Significant. Custom Android apps built to your specifications.

Web application development

.NET backends for iOS/Android apps and standalone web applications. Experience designing and supporting web applications with thousands of daily users (letters to crushes.) Development in C# .NET and Javascript. IIS, TeamCity, git, and other developer operations.

Your web application ideas built quickly.

Wordpress web development

New sites, custom themes, edits to third party themes, speed improvements, hosting migrations and more

Client List *

* Clients with a working relationships with Return on Development / Seth Hayward for more than 1 year.

** Kate and I collaborated on Authie for less than a year, but it was a very helpful experience so I'm bragging about it here


Sucraid® (for QOL Medical, LLC)

  • Wordpress-based site built on a custom theme
  • Email collection forms

Sucrose Intolerance

  • Wordpress-based site built on a custom theme
  • Bootstrap Wordpress theme built from scratch

  • Wordpress-based site built on a theme purchased from ThemeForest
  • Ecommerce integration built using WooCommerce, Sensei and Vimeo OnDemand

  • Wordpress based site
  • Flickr integration for automatic updates to image gallery
  • Custom forms for collecting prospective sales lead information

  • Writing community website in operation since 2008
  • 2 million unique visitors, 30 million page views
  • C# ASP.NET web application using MySQL server
  • Referenced by the movie Crush (2013)


  • Journaling app that encourages keeping track of mental health levels
  • Native Objective-C app
  • Donation-supported payment functionality