list of top mobile app developers in portland

List of Mobile App Developers in Portland

Looking for an App Developer in Portland?

We created a shortlist of the best mobile app developers in Portland to help you find a local partner for your next development project.

Whether you need to build an app from the ground up, update an existing app, or create an Android or iOS version, these 10+ mobile app development companies may be a great fit. Read about each company's past projects, peruse client reviews, and create your own list of contenders to vet and eventually hire.

  • 1

    EMERGE

    EMERGE is a digital service agency based in Portland, OR. Founded in 1998 and with a team of about 30, Emerge uses its world-class expertise to create innovative apps, digital products, and web pages.

    Notable Project

    After two false starts creating an augmented reality (AR) social media app, an AR company hired EMERGE to lead the project. Emerge Interactive created a game plan for the project before designing the user experience and developing an MVP.

    “You need expertise in app industry mobile tactics but also in traditional marketing requirements. The experience with Emerge has been interesting. They didn’t just develop it, bug-test it, and give it a 60-day guarantee against bugs: they actually contributed to these other categories.” – Founder, AR Company

    Former Clients
    Nike
    Wacom
    Stanford University
    Home Depot
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Portland , OR
    Awards

    Interactive Media Awards: 5 Outstanding Achievement Awards (2010)

  • 2

    SingleMind

    With over 13 years of experience, SingleMind is an award-winning design and development agency in Oregon. The team of around 20 offers mobile and web app development, user experience (UX) design, and systems engineering.

    Notable Project

    SingleMind develops software for a UX design firm for over 10 years. From Drupal to JavaScript to Android, SingleMind has tackled a variety of projects for the client. The partnership works because SingleMind is proactive, flexible, and consistent.

    “When we bring them onto projects, we do great work and can be flexible with one another to get the right solution done.” – CEO, UX Design Firm

    Former Clients
    Portland State University
    Intel
    Kaiser Permanente
    OTTO
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Lake Oswego , OR
  • 3

    Pop Art

    Oregon-based Pop Art has been delivering custom mobile and web software for over 20 years. The team of around 100 employees works with companies of all sizes.

    Notable Project

    A law firm hired PopArt for web development and design. The project included developing new web pages, designing content to populate them, and updating the client’s brand messaging.

    “They are responsive in everything we ask for in terms of tweaking designs and kind when we are unable to make a meeting. They are professional to deal with, and they really blew us away with the design they came up with for us.” – Associate Attorney, Law Firm

    Former Clients
    Yogi Tea
    Nike
    Leatherman
    TedX
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Portland , OR
    Awards

    Portland Business Journal: 7th Largest Digital Marketing Company (2013)

  • 4

    DevelopmentNow

    Founded in 2005, DevelopmentNow is a digital development firm based in Portland, OR. With over 30 employees, the agency specializes in strategic planning, development, and product management for companies of all sizes around the world.

    Notable Project

    A healthcare agency wanted to create an app to make scheduling easier for employees. DevelopmentNow built an Android app from the ground up and incorporated custom calendar features. The client was pleased with DevelopmentNow’s reliability.

    “The communication was awesome during this project. Not just the project manager but the developers involved were communicating early and often.” – Product Manager, Healthcare Agency

    Former Clients
    Google
    Time Warner Cable
    Sherwin Williams
    Microsoft
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Portland , OR
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 (2017)

  • 5

    Copious

    Founded in 2001, Copious is a digital agency located in Portland, OR. The team of 15 strategists, engineers, and designers is committed to creating the best digital product for their clients. They specialize in product development – e-commerce, web, app, and software – as well as UX/UI and web design.

    Notable Project

    A music company approached Copious to completely redesign its website, which helps musicians monetize their products. The company said that Copious did a good job creating a website that better represents its brand.

    “They’re super knowledgeable, and they have a good team. They had a really strong process to make sure that we got results. They believe that you get the results by stating some goals and, all along the way, holding the project to those stated goals and not just letting it drift off.” – Director of Marketing, Music Company

    Former Clients
    Zumiez
    Birchbox
    Adidas
    Lowes
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Portland , OR
  • 6

    Parthenon Software Group

    Located in Portland, OR, Parthenon Software Group and its team of nearly 40 develop web and mobile apps. Founded in 2006, the company also has experience in custom software development.

    Notable Project

    Parthenon Software Group worked with a food production company to develop an app. The app shows users which stores sell the company’s products and order information. The food production company’s internal marketing staff also can use the app to order equipment and add new locations.

    “They're amazing to work with and have been very on point with everything. … Their turnaround time is immediate. Work is always done within 12- to 24-hours. The team is very responsive to our needs.” – Project Manager, Food Production Company

    Former Clients
    Comcast
    Nike
    Intel
    Kaplan
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Portland , OR
  • 7

    Solid Digital, LLC

    Solid Digital is a web design, development, and marketing company with offices in Portland, Ore. and Chicago. With about 30 team members, the agency has expertise in web design, branding, and custom development.

    Notable Project

    Solid Digital developed a website for an exclusive online networking site. They combined three separate properties into one community. They also aided with SEO.

    “They offer exceptional flexibility, accessibility, and expertise. They took the time to understand our vision and were open-minded. They understood that they didn’t know my audience like I did.” – Executive Director, Online Networking Site

    Former Clients
    Hilton
    Embassy Suites
    Best Buy
    Priceline
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Chicago , IL
    Awards

    W3 Awards, Davey Awards

  • 8

    Prospus

    Prospus is a technology firm headquartered in Portland, Ore., with an office in Noida, India. Since 2011, their team of 30 has been specializing in custom software development, IT managed services, mobile app development, and more. 

    Notable Project

    Prospus built a web platform for an edtech company. The online, educational platform is geared toward young adults. They continue to maintain and provide updates to the platform. The client prides them on their constant support. 

    "Prospus quickly solves any problems, which makes us and our clients happy."– CEO, EdTech Company

    Former Clients
    VesselWise
    AccelerateGlobal
    Witchery
    Nuttify
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Portland , OR
  • 9

    Dorey Design Group

    Full-service web design and development agency Dorey Design Group is based in Portland, OR. With less than 10 employees, Dorey Design has over 15 years of experience in the design and development world.
    Notable Project

    An architecture firm in Washington needed to redesign its website and hired Dorey Design. They developed navigation capabilities and created the overall design and content for the website. The website is now a strong marketing tool for the client.

    “They bent over backward. They do what they say they're going to. If things come up, they’re always honest and straightforward. You know what’s happening at all times. They are really good at getting stuff done.” – Art Director, Architecture Firm

    Former Clients
    Evergreen Consulting Group
    Affiliated Media
    Wave PDX
    CAI
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Portland , OR
  • 10

    Chromaplex LLC

    Located in Portland, Ore., Chromaplex is a small web development firm with about eight employees. The agency specializes in emerging technology, custom web and mobile app development, and content management system (CMS)- driven web pages.

    Notable Project

    Chromaplex created a custom WordPress website for a digital marketing agency’s client. The marketing agency approached Chromaplex because they needed development expertise to finish a project for an e-commerce company. The WordPress site needed to showcase more than 700 products.

    “One of my favorite things about Chromaplex is the fact that they are super communicative from the get-go. Communication and keeping clients updated are often lost on many other development agencies.” – Owner, Marketing Agency With E-Commerce Client

    Former Clients
    MusicRogue
    Mindjet
    SET Media
    Marina Bay Realty
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Portland , OR
  • 11

    Groove Development, LLC

    Groove Development prides itself on building beautiful and creative apps. Founded in 2010, the Oregon-based company and its team of 10 employees develops mobile apps for Android and iOS.

    Notable Project

    A telecommunications company hired Groove to develop an app that monitored internet usage. Groove was proactive during the development process, and the app received high ratings in the app store.

    “They were there from the beginning. We used them every day.”– Project Coordinator, Telecommunications Company

    Former Clients
    StaffUp
    Nike
    TapitWallet
    Intel
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Beaverton , OR
  • 12

    6D Global Technologies

    6D Global Technologies is a digital marketing and development firm with over 200 employees. The agency has offices in Portland, OR, San Diego, CA, Cincinnati, OH, and New York, NY.

    Notable Project

    An IT company hired 6D Global to convert its management system – including several websites – into an Adobe manager. The company experienced more traffic after working with 6D Global.

    “They particularly had great Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) resources, and those are hard to find. AEM resources are difficult to find. … The quality of 6D's technical resources was outstanding.” – Web Development Manager, IT Company

    Former Clients
    Oklahoma Thunder
    Nike
    Cisco
    Ford
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group51 - 250 Employees
    place New York , NY
    Awards

    Bing Ads Partner

  • 13

    Uncorked Studios

    Uncorked Studios is a development shop based in Portland, OR. With about 40 employees, the agency has expertise in app development, branding, and marketing.
    Former Clients
    Google
    Lego
    Skype
    Adidas
    Comcast
    Intel
    Samsung
    Care.com
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Portland , OR
    Awards
    Kumulos: Top Pacific Northwest Mobile App Developers (2017); Top App Development Companies: Top 10 Mobile App Companies in Oregon (2018)