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To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top mobile gaming companies 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 Mobile Game Development Companies

  • 1
    $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
    Quiksilver
    J&J
    DuPont
    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

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  • 2
    $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

    A pet resource company engaged with Zazz for web and mobile app development. The team used Swift, Java, Angular, Node.js, and AWS for the build and are currently in the digital marketing and maintenance phase.

    "They don’t overpromise on their deliverables and they consistently find solutions to our concerns."

  • 3
    $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
    SGN
    Warner Brothers Turbine
    CallFire
    Iron Source
    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 

  • 4
    $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
    Google
    T-Mobile
    Facebook
    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

  • 5
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Evistep Enterprise is a software company with over 50 experts based in Yerevan, Armenia. Founded in 2010, they specialize in both web and mobile app development for small and mid-market firms. They work with clients from the industries of gaming, real estate, and e-commerce.

    Clients
    WebWork Time Tracker
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Evistep Enterprise developed software for a design startup. The startup needed a time tracker with SaaS functionality. The startup was able to improve relations with their customers thanks to the project.

    “We had previous experience with them and thus had the trust on the end result quality.” - Project Manager, Design Startup
     

  • 6
    $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.

    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 

  • 7
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Be Unicorn is a design and development company located in San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and employs a small team of 2 that provides a range of services like mobile app development, UX/UI design, AI, AR/VR development, branding, and more for mainly small businesses. 

    Clients
    Hello Baby
    P&G
    Bacardi
    L'Oreal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A parenting help platform wanted to branch out into apps but lacked an internal development team. Be Unicorn has designed and developed several mobile apps for both Android and iOS. They design the UX and UI, code the back end, integrate the apps with Amazon, publish the apps, and help market them.

    "We’re definitely happy. The products work well and are functional. We have 50-100 users every day. We have five applications for parents and one not for parents...The app looks perfect." — CEO, Parenting Help Platform

  • 8
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Jose CA

    ExpertsFromIndia is a development company based in San Jose, Calif. They were founded in 2003 and have a team of around 800 employees. They primarily provide custom software development and SEO. 

    Clients
    eBay
    Sprint
    Mannatech
    Nokia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ExpertsFromIndia provides SEO support, conducting keyword research and establishing quality links. They provide weekly reports to monitor progress on the site. Traffic increased for the business and the site ranks on the first page. 

    "Collaboration with the SEO team at EFI was an excellent experience for us." – Director, Online Music Promotion Platform

  • 9
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    SmartSmith Infotech is a midsize software development company. They provide custom software development, web development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, and more and were founded in 2012.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Smart Smith Infotech designed and developed a CRM, based on specific data requirements.

    “They made a very reliable software for me and my firm, that fit all of our requirements.”

  • 10
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Mountain View CA

    Idea Usher is a midsize mobile application development company located in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, India and Mountain View, California. They focus on mobile app development, web development, IoT development, Artificial Intelligence, and more and were launched in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value].

    Clients
    Assist
    Guraride
    Studio Tonight
    RBT - Radical Body Transformations
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Idea Usher developed a mobile app platform for a gym owner. The goal was to keep track of customers easily.

    "They talked to me directly and they started work as soon they heard my idea."

  • 11
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Knocknock Games is a small mobile app development firm established in 2017. Their services include mobile app development, IT managed services, custom software development, ux/ui design, and more. The firm is in San Francisco, California and Minsk, Belarus.

    Industries
  • 12
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sunnyvale CA

    Small app development firm GameAnax, is based in Ahmedabad, India and Sunnyvale, California. The team specializes in mobile app development, AR/VR development, ux/ui design, graphic design, and more.

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    2 - 9 Employees
    San Jose CA

    Ezoominc: Mobile App Studio is a mobile application development firm. Their small team is headquartered in San Jose, California. Their team specializes in mobile app development, market research, and mobile & app marketing.

  • 14
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Daly City CA

    Vitapoly is a Daly City, California-based mobile app development company and web development firm. The small firm was established in 2009. Their services include mobile app development and web development.

  • 15
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Millbrae CA

    UpTech Works is a mobile application development company. Their small team is located in Millbrae, California. The firm offers mobile app development, custom software development, and web development. The firm was founded in 2016.

    Industries
  • 16
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    300Brains is a web development company. Their midsize team is in Warszawa, Poland; San Francisco, California and Kópavogur, Iceland. Their services include web development, custom software development, mobile app development, IT staff augmentation, and more.

    Industries
  • 17
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Jose CA

    Innominds Software Inc., an user experience design agency, is in San Jose, California and Kondapur, India. Established in 1998, the midsize team specializes in ux/ui design, BI & big data consulting & SI, blockchain, cloud consulting & SI, and more.

    Industries
  • 18
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Jose CA

    AppCode Technologies is a mobile app development company launched in 2016. Their small team is located in Faridabad, India; San Jose, California and Pimpri-Chinchwad, India and offers mobile app development, web development, digital strategy, Artificial Intelligence, and more.

    Industries
  • 19
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Redwood City CA

    AstiLabs Inc., a software development company, was founded in 2018. Their small team is in Redwood City, California and focuses on custom software development, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and web development.

  • 20
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fremont CA

    Digital strategy company VT Design was established in 2012. The company focuses on digital strategy, pay per click, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and more and has a midsize team.

    Industries
  • 21
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fremont CA

    Established in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value], Erbyx is a cybersecurity company. They are located in Fremont, California and Las Vegas, Nevada and have a midsize team. The firm specializes in cybersecurity, application testing, IT strategy consulting, IT managed services, and more.

    Industries
  • 22
    $5,000+
    Freelancer
    San Francisco CA

    SiteAppy LLC, an enterprise app modernization company, is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The small team offers enterprise app modernization, custom software development, ux/ui design, e-commerce development, and more. The firm was founded in 2014.

    Industries
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