The Best Digital Publishing App Developers in The Emerald City

Looking for a top digital publishing app developer in Seattle?

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 Seattle. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Seattle Digital Publishing App Developers

  • 1

    Inventive Mobile

    Since its founding in 2010, Inventive Mobile has been dedicated to mobile app development. Their small but expert team completed over 30 projects for both Android and iOS with over 10 million downloads.

    Notable Project

    A global IT and investment firm had a tight deadline for creating both Android and iOS apps before an important convention. Inventive Mobile delivered both apps on time without sacrificing quality.

    “Inventive Mobile excelled at delivering mobile apps to our specifications on extremely tight timelines. They were creative and worked within tight budgets, making it possible for our teams to land additional customers in the market very quickly.” – Director of Product Management, Global IT and Investment Firm

    Former clients
    Intel
    Xerox
    Oracle
    Meijer
    Concordia Publishing House
    UCSF Medical Center
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Seattle, WA
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Smashing Ideas

    Smashing Ideas is a mobile app development company that offers an array of services such as UI/UX design, web design, data strategy and analytics, and quality assurance and testing. Since its founding in 1996, Smashing Ideas has grown to over 50 employees who are passionate, curious, and creative.

    Notable Project

    A news outlet commissioned Smashing Ideas to create apps for its weather stations. Smashing Ideas developed both tablet and smartphone apps.

    “When they’re coming up with the ideas, they’re phenomenal ideas, and they’re also reasonable and feasible ideas. That mix of creativity and always knowing what can be executed is where they’re strongest. Their ability to execute on the creative ideas that the team comes up with is what distinguishes them for me.” – Senior Manager, Newspaper Publishing Company

    Former clients
    Sony
    Microsoft
    Mattel
    General Electric
    Panasonic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Seattle, WA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Davey Awards: Gold and Silver 2015 , W3: Gold and Silver

  • 3

    New Normal

    New Normal, founded in 2012, is a software services agency headquartered in Seattle. Their company consists of a team of 22 people who specialize in web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development. While they mostly work with mid-market businesses, they also work with enterprise and small businesses. The businesses they work with are mostly in the advertising & marketing, e-commerce, and financial services industries.
     

    Notable Project

    New Normal provided design and development services for a gamification platform. The client needed to create the platform to increase sign-up for their airline client’s frequent flier program. New Normal created the platform, and integrated multiple features that the client wanted. After the company developed the platform, the airline received thousands of sign-ups, and the client launched more campaigns. 

    “With New Normal’s help, we were able to help the airlines get over 80,000 new sign-ups to its loyalty program in the month that contest ran. The success of this project allowed us to run two more similar campaigns for the client with New Normal as the software team.”

    — Director of Creative Services, Digital Marketing Agency
     

    Former clients
    Amazon
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    State of Washington
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Seattle, WA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Kelsus

    Kelsus has been providing clients with software engineering teams to small businesses in the education, business services, and consumer product service industries since 2008. With a team of 50 in offices around the Colorado, Buenos Aires, Duvall, and Argentina areas, they help clients publish content, social strategy, and software development.

    Notable Project

    Kelsus partnered with pet-owner social media company to design, create the application, and build an algorithm for a weekly competition to feature owners pets. The results were 20,000 users and over 30,000 pets on the platform with Kelsus app development.

    “I can’t say enough positive things about them. Rather than just building whatever we ask of them, Kelsus has been very helpful about leading us through the development process. As a self-funded startup, we don’t always know what we’re building, so they advise us on the most efficient ways to proceed.” – Co-Founder & CEO, ZooPix

    Former clients
    Sphero
    Equifax
    Zoopix
    DigitalTown
    Chatbunker
    Intel
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Duvall, WA
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Zazz

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Inclose
    Ideal Smart
    Sparehandz
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Seattle, WA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    ITIRRA

    Based in Kirkland, Wash., ITIRRA is a boutique technology consulting firm. Since 2008, their team of 12 has been specializing in web development, mobile app development, IT strategy consulting, and more. 

    Notable Project

    ITIRRA provides ongoing development services to a healthcare solutions company. The team worked on a product that would improve case management processes. Their honest feedback made the first version of the product a success.

    "Communication was great." – CEO, Healthcare Solutions Company

    Former clients
    Sports Aptitude
    ADURO
    Vitagramma
    AIDA Healthcare
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Kirkland, WA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    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 Seattle, WA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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