Looking for a top mobile app developer for consumer apps in San Francisco?

The difference between a consumer app and an enterprise app is consumer mobile apps aim to make tasks easier for consumers. For example, an app like Mint is for budget planning and tracking; an app like Candy Crush is for playing a game. On the other hand, enterprise apps help with functional business needs such as project management or customer relationship management. To find the best consumer app developer for your business, make sure to look for experience working with other consumer products.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top consumer mobile application development company in San Francisco. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best San Francisco Consumer App Developer

  • 1
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    ArcTouch was founded in 2008 and has offices in San Francisco, Calif., New York, and Florianópolis, Brazil. They excel at app development, blockchain, and UX/UI design. They guide their enterprise clients through the app building process by defining a strategy for the best user experience, planning the visual design, developing and testing the prototype, and ensuring optimization and growth.

    Clients
    Yahoo!
    Adidas
    Audi
    3M
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A California-based content discovery startup hired ArcTouch to design a content discovery platform and iOS app. They provided feedback on the startup's user stories, created wireframes, and developed the platform and app. The project was completed ahead of schedule.

    “We’re astonished at the quality of the work. We’re a small company, and we weren’t expecting the same level of service a Fortune 500 company might enjoy. We were amazed by their design and the effort that went into every screen.” – Senior Project Manger, Content Discovery Startup

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    CitrusBits is a mobile app development company based in Los Angeles, CA and founded in 2005. The team of nearly 60 employees is passionate about creating mobile technology and responsive mobile content for all businesses.

    Clients
    Burger King
    JobFlare
    QuikSilver
    National Geographic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CitrusBits designed a virtual vision board app for a company. The company provided the design elements, and CitrusBits focused on the technical aspect. The client said CitrusBits was extremely proactive. The app has received great reviews and engagement is increasing.

    “Citrusbits was the only company that was willing to take on the challenge. Many companies said the subliminal aspect of the app was impossible. CitrusBits said, ‘We can make it happen,’ and they did.” – Owner, App

  • 3
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Headquartered in New York, iTechArt is a custom software development company with additional offices in Marietta, Ga. and Iselin, N.J. Since 2002, iTechArt has helped startups and fast-growing tech companies fill in their talent gap and create robust web and mobile solutions that users love. To date, iTechArt’s talent pool includes 1600+ engineers with experience in all of the latest technologies.

    Clients
    ClassPass
    Forex.com
    Merkle
    ZEFR
    Industries
    Notable Project

    iTechArt Group is assisting with the development of a content management software for video advertisements. The team is building the system to accommodate multiple social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook.

    “The engagement has been very successful overall thus far. The work we've been able to quickly launch wouldn't have been possible without iTechArt's help. In addition to the quality of their code, they've also integrated extremely well into our team, adapting to our internal processes relatively seamlessly.” – Founder & CTO, Software Consulting Agency

  • 4
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Koombea is a digital product development company headquartered in New York with locations in Miami, San Francisco, and Barranquilla, Columbia. Founded in 2007, the company has a current team of around 100, specializing in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development. They primarily serve midmarket businesses in the IT, healthcare, and education industries.

    Clients
    Disney
    WellMatch
    Sendgrid
    OpenEd
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Koombea transitioned a home improvement company's e-commerce website to Shopify Plus. Using Ruby on Rails, the team created an intermediate platform to facilitate the migration between Shopify and the client's back office. Since launching the new site, the client's sales have skyrocketed.

    "We have the most stable e-commerce platform. We had a huge increase of 700% in sales." — CIO, Home Improvement Company

  • 5
    $50,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Walnut Creek CA

    Exadel is a custom app, web, and software development firm focusing on enterprise-level solutions, IoT, and product development. Founded in 1998, their 200+ team is based in the Bay Area with offices in Boulder, CO, and 13 Eastern European locations.

    Clients
    AT&T
    GE
    Deutsche Bank
    Hewlett Packard
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Following an early partnership, Exadel created an open-source and highly sophisticated IAM (Identity and Access Management) solution for enterprise use. From research to discrete data integrations, strategic roadmapping to cloud-delivery services – they wowed the client with their personal dedication, seamless communication, and resource management.

    “When it comes to open-source, their expertise is unparalleled. They knew what they were doing … They're true experts.” – Former Chief Security Architect, Fortune 500 Healthcare Company

  • 6
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Headquartered in San Francisco, Wizeline is a global technology services provider with delivery centers in Mexico, Colombia, Spain, and Vietnam. Since its founding in 2014, Wizeline has grown to over 1,300 employees specializing in product/platform development, UX design, data & AI, cloud & DevOps, and product evolution services.

    Clients
    Mastercard
    Dell
    WSJ
    Australian Open
    Notable Project

    Arc XP partners with Wizeline to improve, implement, and support its digital experience platform, which hosts an average of 1.5 billion unique visitors per month. Arc launched its partnership with Wizeline in August 2019, focused on platform support. Over time, the partnership expanded to include professional services that could scale with Arc’s sales efforts, enabling new customers on Arc’s platform to receive custom development support from a Wizeline team with deep platform expertise. Today, Arc also leverages Wizeline’s capabilities for core platform development and product evolution.

    “No matter the project or task, Wizeline met our success criteria. For the support team, we focused primarily on the throughput of response, manageable backlogs, and client satisfaction. For professional services, we looked at on-time, on-scope product delivery with a staffing model designed to achieve that. In our newer platform engagements, we are also focused on on-time delivery but with an eye to our company growth projections. Within a week or sprint, we have team velocity KPIs and expectations around quality, and Wizeline has a track record of exceeding them." Zach Perry, VP of Platform Engineering, Arc XP

  • 7
    $250,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Redwood City CA

    Established in 2009, Y Media Labs is a 200+ digital strategy and technology agency that focuses on innovation. With headquarters in Redwood City, CA and offices in Atlanta, Indianapolis, and New York, the company splits its time between mobile app development, digital strategy, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Amex
    Facebook
    Home Depot
    Paypal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Y Media Labs developed mobile apps for a financial services firm on both iOS and Android to complement the existing web-based platform. The team’s responsiveness and focused approach gave the client early confidence and ultimately returned a premium finished product.

    “Y Media Labs really goes above and beyond to work with the client to ensure that the final user experience is great. To this end, they work with best practices and prior experience to improve our offering.” – Mobile Product Lead, Financial Services Platform

  • 8
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Jose CA

    This California-based software company has strong expertise in web and mobile app development. The team of less than 50 has worked in various industries, from fitness to healthcare – they’ve done it all.

    Clients
    Google
    HP
    Aruba Networks
    LegalZoom
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Impekable designed the interface and illustrations for a dating service app. The company was looking for an agency to expand on the features that the popular app already had. Unlike their experience with other vendors, the dating app said Impekable was able to produce the product quickly.

    “I'm most impressed by their ability to create high-quality designs at a very fast pace. Their team not only puts a tremendous amount of focus on client projects, but they're also creative, thought leaders when it comes to design concepts.” – Co-Founder, Dating App

  • 9
    $50,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Toptal is a private network of freelance technologists and designers. With more than 2000 freelance workers in its exclusive community, Toptal can be instrumental in finding the right freelance partner for development projects. The community includes developers for any platform, finance experts, and designers of both visual material and graphic interfaces. Because of its screening process, Toptal combines the reliability and expertise of an agency with the flexibility and affordability of freelance work.

    Clients
    HP Enterprise
    AirBnB
    J.P Morgan
    Pfizer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    One of Toptal's most impressive clients is a machine learning and artificial intelligence platform for marketing. The sophisticated nature of the project required expert developers familiar with cutting-edge technology and complicated programming principles, and Toptal's freelance screening service enabled the client to find freelancers with the right skills quickly. The varying needs of the project made Toptal the right choice because they could easily expand and shift the focus of their development team.

    "Toptal made it easy to work with the team. If there was ever anything wrong, it was fixed quickly." – Co-founder, Advertising Technology Firm

  • 10
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Founded in 2015, Geekbears is a UX/UI design and development firm. Based in San Fransisco and with a team of under 15 employees, they focus on UX/UI design, along with mobile and web app development, and IT strategy and consulting. They serve solely small businesses across various industries.  

    Clients
    UC Berkeley
    Indeed
    Hangurs
    Dumpling
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Geekbears did UX design and front- and backend development to create a fashion rental app. They used existing wireframes to create the app for iOS. Their work helped change an idea into a tangible product, achieving the client's main goal. 

    "In taking an idea from paper into existence, GeekBears has gone above and beyond. " – Creative Director, Fashion Rental App

  • 11
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Grio is a software consulting firm based in San Francisco, Calif, that was established in 2008. Their team of 50 employees offers web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Clients
    Rivals.com
    Fitbit
    Texture
    Capital One
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Grio built a web app that allows remote access to an electroencephalogram device for a medical-device manufacturer. Their team developed the frontend using React and the backend using Node.js and Ruby on Rails. The app received significant positive feedback.

    "The team’s willingness to take on new challenges distinguishes them from other development vendors that only specialize in specific technologies or types of applications." – CTO, Medical Device Manufacturer

  • 12
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Appstem is a design and development agency with based in San Francisco. Since 2010, their team of 11 employees has been specializing in mobile app development, UX/UI design, AR/VR development, and more for mainly enterprise clients. 

    Clients
    Kaiser Permanente
    Tesla Motors
    Johnson & Johnson
    Neutrogena
    Notable Project

    Appstem developed a social networking app for a sports group. Along with building the app, they integrated Facebook and Google. They also created a subscription feature. The client prides the team on their accessibility. 

    "It's important to be able to reach everyone who is involved, and the Appstem team has delivered." – Owner, Sports Groups Messaging App

  • 13
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Jose CA

    Matellio is a mobile and web app development company founded in 2012. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Matellio's team of around 40 specialize in web and mobile app development.Although Matellio encountered unexpected challenges that led to minor delays, the client appreciated their clear communication.

    Clients
    Audioguana
    Bride Side
    Diabetes Naturally
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software development company hired Matellio to produce an app used to rate conferences users have attended. The app was developed for iOS, Android, and the web. 

    "I've had a lot of really good user feedback—people really like it. Both the app and the website run smoothly. " - Owner, Software Company

  • 14
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fremont CA

    Headquartered in Fremont, California and Gurugram, India, Radiansys is a software development firm. The midsize team focuses on custom software development, ux/ui design, cloud consulting & SI, mobile app development, and more. The firm was established in 2007.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Radiansys developed the platform of a job search marketplace. They built a web-based portal and mobile app using MERN stack, and integrated AI capabilities for job matching. The project is ongoing.

    "Radiansys has a qualified team that provides outstanding support and follows the best practices."

  • 15
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Blue Rocket is a San Francisco based digital design and development company. They were founded in 2008 and have a team of 21 employees. They specialize in UX/UI design and mobile app development and primarily work with clients in the hospitality, real estate, and business services industries.

    Clients
    Chipotle
    WebMD
    Zinio
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Rocket built an app for a family social media platform. The client wanted to make an app that would allow them to compile various types of media into a personalized narrative. They worked personally with the client to make sure that the finalized app fit their vision. The client was very happy with the way that the project was developed and with the final product.

    “They knew how any detail would work with any other detail, and how best to approach any specific scenario that a user would face along the way.” – Founder, Family Social Media Platform
     

  • 16
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Zazz is a Seattle-based mobile app development company founded in 2011. They have an additional office in San Francisco. Their team of approximately 50 employees serves clients of all sizes and industries. In addition to app development, they also specialize in enterprise app modernization and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Inclose
    Ideal Smart
    Sparehandz
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Zazz created iOS and Android apps that connect to a Bluetooth-enabled barbecue. Users can switch the product on and off, as well as control its temperature, from their phone. The team delivered a bug-free product and great designs.

    "Besides development, they also did the UX/UI of the app and designed our logo, as well." — Chief Product Officer, Startup

  • 17
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Jose CA

    IDS Logic is a software development company founded in 2007. Based in Noida, India, the team of 100+ specializes in web development, e-commerce development, and mobile app development. 

    Clients
    Statesman Travel Group
    The Lens Pal
    Pickfords
    Notable Project

    IDS Logic worked e-commerce web development for a mirror supplier. The team developed an e-commerce website and a CRM on the Magento 2 platform. The services they provided included testing, bug fixes, and service support. Overall, the client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "IDS Logic launched the website as expected. They fixed bugs immediately after completing comprehensive testing. The team accommodated and processed several changes in the week leading up to the launch." – Former Digital Marketing Manager, ​​​​​​Mirror Supplier

  • 18
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Founded in 2012, SF AppWorks is a digital agency that produces innovative technologies for mainly midmarket companies. Based in San Francisco, their team of 50+ specializes in web development, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development. 

    Clients
    West Elm
    Vanguard
    AARP
    Covia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A senior living facility provider hired SF AppWorks to developed their own invoice solution. The team used AI languages to produce a platform that integrates well with their general ledger system. The project was completed in a timely manner. 

    "We had a great experience working with SF AppWorks from start to finish."– VP of IT, Senior Living Service Facility Company

  • 19
    Undisclosed
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Kin + Carta is a tech-centered management consultancy based in Chicago. Founded in 1964, they also have offices in London, San Francisco, New York, and Singapore. Their team of approximately 3,000 focuses primarily on enterprise clients in the financial services and health care fields. Services include mobile app development, cloud consulting, and more.

    Clients
    AstraZeneca
    Expedia
    Santander
    Pizza Hut
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kin + Carta built a native mobile app for a health care nonprofit in advance of open enrollment, upgrading their old platform. They built the app for iOS and Android with a focus on human-centered design,

    "They helped us go beyond the average of health care to meet the expectation of digital." - CIO, Nonprofit Health Insurance Provider

  • 20
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Tivix is a digital product development and design company headquartered in San Francisco, with offices across the US, UK, and Europe. Founded in 2008, they have over 90 employees who serve startup, midmarket, and enterprise clients across diverse industries such as FinTech, health care, manufacturing, government, and nonprofit. Tivix reduces engineering risk for clients by offering rapid time-to-market while delivering standards-based code that can be transitioned to an internal team at any time. Their focus is building both internal and consumer-facing digital products that drive business growth. Services include product management, UX/UI design, full-stack software engineering, and DevOps

    Clients
    Zoetis
    Apple
    Tesla
    UNICEF
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tivix worked with an intergovernmental military alliance to rebuild a mission-critical software system. If and when submarines in international waters come into distress, the organization plans and coordinates the rescue effort of such submarines. Tivix was given complex system requirements and asked to come up with an effective design and solution that would replace a decades-old system. The client was incredibly impressed at every stage of the engagement, with Tivix delivering detailed systems and user-experience design, followed by robust development and operationalization of the system internationally. 

    Every single milestone has been met exactly on time. The company has met every requirement, both in terms of time as well as quality.” Maritime Service Owner, Intergovernmental Military Alliance

  • 21
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Siddhi Infosoft is a web and mobile app development company based in San Francisco, with a secondary location in Ahmedabad, India. Siddhi Infosoft was founded in 2011 and has 25 employees. Services offered by this company include mobile app development and web development for companing ranging from startups to Fortune 500 brands.

    Clients
    DizzyDoctor
    GHN
    Sylky
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Siddhi Infosoft provided front and back-end development for a mobile telecom repair company. The project involved the creation of a website from scratch, as well as the incorporation of unique pages and features like a booking system and SMS messaging network.

    "The most impressive thing about Siddhi Infosoft is their way of working. They always demand confirmation from me when things should be done. And things were done always on time! Professionalism at my fingertips." CEO, Mobile Telecom Repair Company

  • 22
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Innovecs is a software development company headquartered in New York City with offices in Tel-Aviv, Israel, London, Frankfurt, Germany, Bern, Switzerland, San Francisco, and Kiev, Ukraine. Their team of 360 provides web development, custom software development, mobile app development, application testing, and more.

    Clients
    Hexagon Technologies
    TLA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Innovecs was hired by a warehousing and logistics company to develop a web application using Angular and Java.

    "The quality of the technical resources was impressive. They’re advanced, have good personalities, and are good people." – Director of Software Development, Distribution Facility 

  • 23
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Spritz is a marketing agency that was founded in 2009. Spritz is headquartered in San Francisco and has expanded to Bangalore, India. The company has a team of nearly 40 that specializes in web design, mobile app development, branding, public relations, social media marketing, and digital strategy for small and mid-size businesses. 

    Clients
    Hard Rock Cafe
    Sonoma International Film Festival
    Wente Vineyards
    Taiwan Tourism Bureau
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A mortgage bank hired Spritz in search of a way to differentiate itself from competitors in its digital presence. Spritz originally redesigned its website and now provides advertising strategies, SEO, and lead generation. 

    "Just given the bang for buck that you get because they’re a smaller to midsized-shop, the personal connection and the more boutique-style service were definitely appreciated. We didn’t feel like we’re just another number. They’re very attentive in making everybody feel like all hands are on deck for them. They go above and beyond in that area." — Co-Founder, Mortgage Bank

  • 24
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Orinda CA

    Based out of Orinda, CA with satellite offices in India and Croatia, Daxima is a software development company. The team of more than 50 employees has been in business since 2003. They provide web, software, and mobile app development for clients around the world.

    Clients
    T-Mobile
    Cisco Systems
    Savi Technology
    Berry Appleman & Leiden
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Daxima worked with a financial institution to update its client management system. The system had not been updated in 2 years and all changes required consensus from a co-op. Daxima completely redeveloped the client management system, incorporating the ability to aggregate data, integrate external programs, and grow along with the business.

    "They found out what our wishlists and issues were and worked closely with the people on our team." – VP of Operations, Financial Institution

  • 25
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Emeryville CA

    FS Studio is a software development company based in Emeryville, CA. With a team of nearly 15 employees, FS Studio has specialized in software, AR/VR, and IoT development since its founding in 2011. The team has unique experience working with the gaming industry, including a partnership with children’s learning platform LeapFrog.

    Clients
    Samsung
    Toyota
    Google
    LeapFrog
    Industries
    Notable Project

    FS Studio partnered with a marketing agency to develop a website. FS Studio provided both backend and frontend development. The client was impressed with FS Studio’s development skills and looks forward to taking advantage of other offerings such as big data analytics and app development.

    “FS Studio has deeper technical chops than other development shops, so we trust them when it comes to front- and back-end development. We think their ability to scale resources according to project requirements is remarkable for a development agency that works with creative agencies.” – COO, Marketing Agency

  • 27
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Zazmic Inc. is a digital agency that is headquartered in San Francisco with an office Dnipro, Ukraine. It was founded in 2014 and has more than 100 employees who specialize in web development, mobile app development, UX/UI design, mobile & app marketing, and email marketing.

    Clients
    Total Adventure
    Mercury
    Boostr
    Rakuten
    Notable Project

    An e-commerce and digital marketing company hired Zazmic to supply it with data architecture tracking of video-enabled ads. Zazmic also helped the client evolve and optimize its marketing budgets by creating the ability to implement video-enabled ads with simultaneous, real-time bidding.

    "Zazmic has a very intuitive design team that understands how to work quickly. We’ve never had any hiccups." – Vice President of Business Development, Digital Marketing Company

  • 28
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Toi is a San Francisco based digital marketing company. They were founded in 2010 and have a team of 420 employees who specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and web design. They mainly work with clients in the arts and entertainment, business services, and consumer product industries.

    Clients
    Red Bull Records
    UC Berkeley
    Genee
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Toi created a website for a fundraising platform. Toi created the site using WordPress and added features to optimize the site’s UI. The client was very happy with the finished site.

    “They were extremely amenable, professional, and just good people to work with.” – Co-Founder, Fundraising Platform
     

  • 29
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Located in San Francisco, Spokes Digital is an IT services and digital solutions provider that was founded in 2017. Spokes Digital's team of 65 focuses on the e-commerce, healthcare and advertising industries. The agency has expertise in web design, e-commerce development, SEO, custom software development and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Intel
    DogSpot
    MedMen
    BMW
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Spokes Digital developed an educational iOS app for a tech startup. The application did a myriad of tasks including managing schedules, running online courses, and facilitated online tests. Spoke DIgital's work helped generate more users.

    "There were no delays during development, and they [Spoke DIgital] delivered the solution on time. They also provided reliable post-launch support." - Director of Operations, Educational Tech Startup 

  • 30
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Yeti LLC is a software development and design company founded in 2010. They have 20 employees, all of whom work out of an office in San Francisco. Yeti's practice is extensive for a firm of its size; they offer custom software development, UI/UX design, mobile apps, and IoT development.

    Clients
    ;Paradata
    Playstation
    Encompass
    Qualcomm
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A national fitness organization hired Yeti to build an application as a companion to its main product, a free space that customers can use as an outdoor gym. The app includes use guidelines and suggestions, fitness motivation, and social features that make exercise more competitive or collaborative. Yeti built an original server solution instead of using third-party support and stayed on to develop and roll out features as the company continues to grow.

    "Our relationship with them is really good. We love working with them. We’re happy to see this thing through to the next few stages." – Digital Product Manager, Fitness Social Initiative

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