The Best Digital Publishing App Developers in LA

Looking for a top digital publishing app developer in Los Angeles?

Publishing apps are best for content marketing, branding, advertising, and other online content-related activities. Whether you're a newspaper or magazine attempting to make publishing easier for your staff or a small business hoping to scale content marketing, a publishing app may be a good fit to help you meet your goals.

Take a look at our app development companies that have experience creating publishing apps. They can show you examples of their work and advise you on the best features and capabilities for your publishing app.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top publishing app development companies in Los Angeles. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Los Angeles Digital Publishing App Developers

  • 1

    STRV

    STRV is a software design & engineering team of 200+ experts working out of Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Prague. Founded in 2004, the company provides app and web development, UX/UI, web design and app testing via full product delivery and team augmentation engagements. Delivering 70+ apps annually, they work with clients big and small from industries including financial services, e-commerce and education.
     

    Notable Project

    From minimum viable product (MVP) to finished product, STRV developed a smart fragrance app for iOS and Android. The product engaged users and immediately stood out on the market, while the team’s speed, efficiency, and comprehensive expertise impressed the client during the entire cooperation.

    “It’s been impressive for us to work with STRV because they’ve been able to problem-solve different aspects that had never been touched or done before in this industry. It’s rewarding to work with an incredible team of smart people who can solve problems that don’t exist yet.” – Co-Founder & CMO, Fragrance App
     

    Former clients
    Boosted Boards
    The Athletic
    ClassDojo
    Microsoft
    Rich Uncles
    LegalZoom
    Hallmark
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Venice, CA
    4.7
    4.7
    29 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Google Certified Agency , 20+ design awards , 25+ apps featured in App Store and Google Play , Ranked as one of the fastest growing businesses by Deloitte and Financial Times for two years running

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  • 2

    Oshyn

    Oshyn is a technology agency, based in Long Beach, Calif. and founded in 2001. Their team of 54 specializes in web, e-commerce, and mobile app development. Oshyn works with midmarket and enterprise-level clients in various industries: consumer services, healthcare, hospitality, and more.

    Notable Project

    Oshyn provides Sitecore development and ongoing support for a global IT firm. They also aid the global IT firm with special projects. Since Oshyn came aboard, their website's stability has improved substantially. 

    "....it’s all positive feedback in terms of people within our company." – Corporate Marketing Manager

    Former clients
    Coca-Cola
    Lexus
    Dole
    Microsoft
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Long Beach, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    11 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    PR Web Awards

  • 3

    Fishermen Labs

    Fisherman Labs is a 10+ web and mobile app development firm specializing in AR/VR and emerging technologies. Based in Los Angeles and with an office in Frisco, TX, they’ve been creating bespoke digital solutions for leading brands since 2014.

    Notable Project

    Fisherman Labs helped create a mobile and web-based app that employed AR face-morphing technology that transformed the user images into shareable GIFs. Despite a limited budget and timeline, the team enabled client success with their expertise, proactivity, and resourcefulness.

    “They knew every system inside and out and compensated wherever the marketplace yielded a lack of technological capability.” – Associate Manager, Creative Media Agency

    Former clients
    CBS
    Lenovo
    Puma
    Walmart
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Manhattan Beach, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    19 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Tech in Motions Awards Finalist 2016

  • 4

    Doejo

    Doejo is a development company based in Chicago, IL. Their team of about 20 employees is expert in web, mobile app, and software development with additional experience in web and user experience design and video production. They've used this diverse skill set to help enterprise and mid-market businesses since 2007.

    Notable Project

    Doejo developed an e-commerce website for a real estate platform. The client had the vision and hired Doejo to execute on it. The development work included standard e-commerce features such as searching for items, favoriting them, adding them to a shopping cart, and checking out, along with more customized features such as sorting real estate agents by the properties they manage.

    "They're creative. They’re an agency so they can handle a lot of different things that we throw at them."-  CEO, Real Estate Platform

    Former clients
    AJ Capital Partners
    Local Food Grocers
    Reverb
    New York Jewelers
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Moxie Awards: Best Digital Agency (2012)

  • 5

    L+R

    L+R is an international design & technology studio and boutique strategy consulting firm founded in Brooklyn, New York City in 2012. The firm is made up of 25 skilled strategy, design and technology consultants, specializing in brand identity systems, go-to-market strategy consulting, technology strategy, UX/UI design, and next-generation mobile application development. They have offices in Brooklyn, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Milan and work with middle-market and Fortune 500 clients.

    Notable Project

    L+R developed a brand identity system, led software engineering, and executed a go-to-market strategy to facilitate a unique tenant engagement platform leveraging advanced mobile technologies and humanist principles. The team identified brand values, designed UX/UI and built a mobile application. The strategic initiative created new opportunities for the company's key stakeholders and garnered achievements as an industry-leading platform.

    "Thanks to the reliable and creative support provided by the L+R team, the company was able to hit all of their milestones for the year 2020." – Real Estate Company

    Former clients
    Amazon Web Services
    The Ad Council
    The Estée Lauder Companies
    GE
    Louis Vuttion
    Hilton Worldwide
    Newell Brands
    The Durst Organization
    Baycrew's Group
    Footprint
    Candid.org
    F. Schumacher & Co
    Seaman Paper
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Webby Awards (2020) , Indigo Awards (2020) , W3 Awards (2020) , Nominee - The Drum Awards for Digital Industries (2020) , Red Dot Design Award Winner (2019) , Forbes 30 Under 30 – L+R co-founder (2019) , Webby Nominee (2019)

  • 6

    Invemo

    Founded in 2005, Invemo is a tech company headquartered in Santa Monica with another location in IST, Turkey. Their team of 4 provide mobile app development, UX/UI design, IT strategy, and app modernization services to clients.

    Notable Project

    Invemo partnered with a media academic school within a university to create native apps for both iOS and Android smart phones and tablets. They provide the client with design and development for the client. The project was successful and the students were turning in their homework 50% more than before the apps. 

    “Invemo changed our image into that of an innovative university that teaches new media courses in a real new media environment.There were many other people in the university who had huge demands from Invemo and they coordinated all of them very well.” –– Former Head, Media Academics School

     

    Former clients
    Kadir Has University
    Stay Technology
    Vodafone
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Modus Create

    Modus Create is a consulting firm based in Reston, Va. that helps predominately enterprises and mid-market businesses transform for success in the digital future. Founded in 2011, they currently have about 164 employees located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Santa Ana, Costa Rica, and Los Angeles who provide time zone-aligned services to their clients. In addition to custom software and web development, they affect change through a collaborative engagement model that focuses on strategy, product design and build, UX, company culture, and process change. 

    Notable Project

    Modus Create assisted a large nonprofit in conducting consumer research before building an MVP for a customer-facing digital product built on React and AWS. The Modus team guided the nonprofit through the development process, embedding themselves in internal processes. The deliverables attracted users and approval from the client who commended the prioritization and agility of the Modus team. 

    "They're empathetic and sensitive to needs during consumer research and translate them into areas of opportunity." — Senior Experience Designer, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Audi
    Marriott
    Pfizer
    AARP
    Hobsons
    Kaplan
    Burger King
    Bright MLS
    Baskin-Robbins
    PBS
    Fortune Magazine
    McAfee/Intel Security
    UNIQLO
    Fitness Genius
    Motion Industries
    CalAmp
    The Atlantic Wire
    K12
    Garmin
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Affirma Consulting

    Affirma Consulting is a full-service technology consulting agency. Founded in 2001, Affirma Consulting is based in Seattle, WA with additional offices in Los Angeles, CA, India, Ireland, and Reno, NV. The team of 200+ focuses on consulting for Business Intelligence (BI), Sharepoint, Salesforce, and customer relationship management (CRM) software, they also offer design, marketing, and mobile and web development.

    Notable Project

    A hydraulic services company hired Affirma Consulting after experiencing challenges with the first developer it hired. Affirma Consulting built the client’s website and continues to offer consulting services for the web project. The client regrets not choosing Affirma Consulting first.

    “I am very satisfied with their work. They did what they said they would do on time. Affirma keeps you on track and lets you know how much they have spent, how many hours each week they have devoted, what it costs, and how much you have left in your budget.” – Marketing Manager, Hydraulic Services Company

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    Expedia
    Seattle Seahawks
    Pokemon
    Aegis Living
    MoneyTree
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    4.7
    4.7
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000

  • 9

    KWALL

    Based in Newport Beach, CA, KWALL is a web development and design firm. Founded in 2008, the agency has over 20 experts in web development and design.

    Notable Project

    KWALL was hired to do SEO work and web design by a custom truck dealer. They redesigned the website with unique URLs for products, helped with organic SEO, and assisted with e-commerce and UX functions for the site.  

    "It turned out really well. Our traffic tripled after they redesigned the website, with numbers starting to climb within a week." – Marketing Manager, Truck Company

    Former clients
    Florida State University
    Shandy Media
    The University of Arizona
    Harlem Globetrotters
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Newport Beach, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Webby Awards , W3 Awards , Interactive Media Awards

  • 10

    Sileria

    Sileria is a mobile app, IoT, and AR/VR development company in Los Angeles that launched in 1994 and rebranded in 2001. The experienced 10+ team prides itself on delivering enhanced digital products that allow businesses to outshine their competition.

    Notable Project

    Sileria developed a native Android app for a social media platform that earned a 4.5-star rating on Google Play. Users raved about the features, while the client appreciated the team’s responsiveness, good humor, and professionalism in creating a standout product.

    “They’re a full-service shop. If you’re having trouble with design or with how to align your product goals, just ask.” – Former Sr. Software Engineer, Social Media Mobile Platform

    Former clients
    Calvin Klein
    SONOS
    Reuters
    Vimeo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    15 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Sunlight Media LLC

    Sunlight Media LLC is a professional web design company based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2011, Sunlight Media primarily provides small businesses with web development, web design, and e-commerce development services, but they also work with mid-market and enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Sunlight Media supplied an immigration law practice with a mobile-friendly design website. The redesign allowed the client to notice certain trends on Google Analytics, namely that some customers stay on the website for up to 90 minutes at a time, something that did not happen on the previous website.

    "[The website] just needed a lot of work to make it right. That's what Sunlight did for me." —Attorney, Immigration Law Practice

    Former clients
    USC
    Atlantic Records
    Gary Numan
    Love The Sea
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Tepia Co

    Founded in 2012, Tepia Co is a mobile and web app development collective established in Costa Mesa, CA. This 2+ team offers 30+ years of tech expertise and experience in digital solutions.

    Notable Project

    Tepia developed a custom website for a sports rating site that included a unique search engine, creative features, and complex coding. The client also appreciated Tepia's comprehensive customer service and thoroughness in delivering a polished product.

    “They did things which they didn't need to do. We could have set up the server and admin tools ourselves, but Tepia took care of this because they wanted to make our experience easy for us. They went above and beyond.” – CEO, Athletics Rating Site

    Former clients
    Boon
    China Tour
    EnGenius
    World Series of Beach Volleyball
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Costa Mesa, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    20 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    AE Studio

    AE Studio is a team of designers, engineers, and data scientists based in Venice founded in 2016. Their team of fewer than 50 members provides web and mobile app development as well as AI solutions for clients ranging from startups to enterprises. They use frameworks such as NodeJS, ReactJS, and React Native, as well as languages like JavaScript, Ruby, and Python.

    Notable Project

    AE Studio finished the development of a Shopify website for a tech company that migrated from Magento. The website featured a custom Shopify app developed by AE Studio to suit the needs of the project, and issues from the previous vendor who worked on the site were solved in as little as 24 hours.

    "AE Studio is transparent, efficient, and creative all at the same time. They allow us to understand exactly what’s happening. Their team has more than just basic implementation skills, they have people that can really redefine what it is you’re looking for and create solutions. I have yet to find another agency that could do that for me as quickly and effectively as they have." - Merchandise Manager, Tech Company

    Former clients
    BioClarity
    Resolutions to Rituals
    Communikind
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Worklab.io, Inc.

    Worklab.io, Inc. is a software agency founded in 2011 with no more than 10 members. They offer custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions from their office in Burbank, Calif. They work with small and mid-market firms in the field of business services.

    Notable Project

    Worklab.io, Inc. developed a software solution for a transportation solutions company. The company was looking to create a second iteration of their platform and needed development assistance. The prototype is bug-free and the company is satisfied.

    “Everything is perfect.” - Director of IT, Transportation Solutions Company

    Former clients
    All State Association
    Studiotime
    NBCUniversal
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Burbank, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 15

    The Development Factory

    The Development Factory is a software development firm based in Los Angeles, with a branch office in Toronto. Founded in 2009. With a team of 10, The Development Factory specializes in custom software development, mobile development, product design and more.

    Notable Project

    The Development Factory rebuilt a management application for hospital pharmacies. The client had built the previous version in-house. The Development Factory worked on both the front and back ends of the software, adding new functionality and improving its performance. The client has commented that TDF provided an exceptional level of service in terms of both code and professional interactions.

    "The quality of their [The Development Factory's] outputs, the level of their engagement, their response times, and their willingness to speak with end users gave us the best platform possible." — VP of Sales, Healthcare Software Suite

    Former clients
    Givsum
    GetHelp
    Repifi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Interactivism

    Interactivism is a digital product design and development company founded in 2013. Based in Pasadena, Calif., the team of 8 specializes in UX/UI design, custom software development, and AR/VR development. 

    Notable Project

    A women's apparel company hired Interactivism to develop UX design. They developed a new drag-and-drop photo-editing functionality on their website, which increased engagement and promoted content sharing. The feature was used by several thousand users upon its launch and resulted in longer sessions on the website. 

    "Their knowledge of UX/UI was tremendous. I’ve worked with several other providers, and, although Interactivism wasn't the least expensive option, they were by far the best." – CEO, Apparel Company

    Former clients
    Dollar Shave Club
    Drucker Institute
    Velocify
    LegalZoom
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Pasadena, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    CoreWare Group

    Coreware Group is a full-stack mobile, IoT, and web app development company based in San Jose, Calif., with offices in Huntington Beach, Calif., and Belgrade, Serbia. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of more than 30 that provides a wide range of services that include mobile app development, web development, UX/UI design, web design, custom software development, and IoT development. Coreware Group serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries.

    Notable Project

    An insurance company hired Coreware Group to develop their website. Coreware Group worked closely with the company to create the required appearance, layout, some of the content, and the landing pages. After completing the website, they also provided the company's team with guidance on how to make certain adjustments using a very user-friendly platform. The new website attracted 88% more traffic and generated a significant increase in sales.

    "Coreware Group provides a strong and cohesive team that collaborates efficiently to complete tasks in a timely manner." - Sales & Marketing Manager, Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Mercedes Benz
    IBM
    Rug Doctor
    Magellan Jets
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Huntington Beach, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Scalio

    Scalio is a global digital product agency based in San Francisco, with offices in Atlanta and in Orange, Calif. The agency, founded in 2011, has more than 40 employees and provides, among others, web design, UX/UI design, and web development services to midmarket and other companies in various industries. 

    Notable Project

    A mobile solutions provider hired Scalio to create the components to create production environments for web, iOS, and Android that include testing, sales, and production. Scalio was also tasked to develop a robust management console that handles auditing, reporting, and account admin tasks. Scalio was able to undertake this project in less than six months, enabling the provider to significantly grow its business. 

    "Within the first 8 months post-launch we were able to convert, onboard, and train 700+ local businesses and over 2,000 local consumers." - COO, Mobile Solutions Provider

    Former clients
    Google
    Shell
    Uber
    Intuitive Surgical
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place ORANGE, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 19

    Kind+Human

    Founded in 2018, Kind+Human is a small development firm. Their team is based in Los Angeles, with an additional office in San Francisco and Seattle. They focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Kind+Human provided UI/UX designs for an automotive digital company. The team created custom and modernized layouts and flows.

    "Their creativity stands out." – CTO, Automotive Digital Company

    Former clients
    Dataship
    Munch Citi
    Woolly Labs
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles,
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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