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July 2022

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User research is part of UX design. It involves collecting qualitative and quantitative data about a company's or product's users with the goal of understanding user needs and pain points. 

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Denver, CO

    Headquartered in Denver, Usman Group is a boutique digital strategy consultancy. Founded in 2006, the company of under 10 also has an office in Lincolnshire, Ill. They help organizations plan, research, and execute for mostly midmarket clients in advertising & marketing, business services, health care, and manufacturing industries. 

    Clients

    • National Safety Council
    • Priceline.com
    • Robert W. Baird & Company
    • Davita

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An ice rink manufacturing company hired Usman Group to provide web development and design. Their efforts include wireframes creation, graphic design, and backend development, among other tasks.

    ''Their ability to keep track of the whole project is outstanding.''

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Austin, TX

    Guidea (A Theresa Neil Design Company), founded in 2005, is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with an additional office in San Francisco. The company solely provides UX/UI design services, and their team of 33 people works with mostly enterprise and mid-market businesses, but also with small businesses. The businesses they serve are mainly in the financial services, health care & medical, and consumer products & services industries.
     

    Clients

    • Adobe
    • Amgen
    • Bloomberg
    • Bristol Meyer Squibb

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Guidea - A Theresa Neil Design Company helped an IoT company with developing their SaaS platform. They worked closely with the client to work on its UI, edge computing, and cloud development. 

    "They thought out-of-the-box. It was a new market for them but they came up to speed very quickly."

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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • L'viv, Ukraine

    Software development company LinkUp Studio is based in Lviv, Ukraine and was founded in 2010. LinkUp Studio's team of about 25 specializes in UX/UI design, but also provides custom software development, web design, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • Apartolino
    • Wisio
    • Snagshout
    • Wholesum Food Calculator

    Industries

    Notable Project

    LinkUp Studios has built a beauty company's platform and integrated the creator's unique, creative design. They're now working on a facial recognition app utilizing augmented reality features and technology.

    "LinkUp has been so good to me that I’ve stopped shopping around for other agencies." 

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Austin, TX

    Slide UX, based in Austin, TX, is a UX/UI design company with about 15 employees. The company was founded in 2012. Slide UX provides wireframing, prototyping, and visual design services, though they also offer user research, persona creation, and information architecture. Their clientele includes companies of all sizes, from enterprise to startup.

    Clients

    • Motion Industries
    • ICF Consulting
    • Planview
    • Sysco

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Slide UX was hired by a risk management company to design the UI/UX of their app. They created design prototypes and incorporated client feedback and design options before arriving at a final design.

    "Slide definitely exceeded our expectations and we look forward to working with them in the future."

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    • $10,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • New York, NY

    Andersen is an international custom software development company that, among other things, specializes in healthcare software development. Since its founding in 2007, the company has opened more than ten development centers and about ten sales offices worldwide. More than 2700 highly qualified specialists work on developing, customizing corporate IT solutions, web applications, and mobile applications. Andersen has completed over 950 projects and received hundreds of positive reviews from clients worldwide. Today the company is working on over 250 projects. Our technology stack includes .NET, C#, Java, Python, PHP, Node.js, TypeScript, Golang, C++, JavaScript, Angular, React.js, Vue.js, HTML, CSS, Java (Android), Swift / Objective C (iOS), React Native, and more. We also offer manual and automated testing, business and data analysis, UI/UX design, DevOps services, IT security management, and L1, L2, L3 support.

    Clients

    • Samsung
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • GlobePayroll
    • Siemens

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Andersen was hired by a medical AI company to develop a cloud-based AI platform capable of high-throughput data processing. The project involved sprints based on the user stories described by business analysts.

    "They enthusiastically worked with us to understand our needs and proactively offered solutions and improvements."

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  • 7
    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Hyderabad, India

    Divami Design Labs is a user experience and user interface (UX/UI) agency in India. With nearly 90 employees, Divami Design Labs has the most experience with UX/UI design for WordPress and .NET content management systems. They were founded in 2008 and use a three-step sprint process to tackle projects: discover, design, and develop.

    Clients

    • Google LLC
    • Blue Yonder (JDA)
    • SAP
    • Infosys (Edge Verve)

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A manufacturing company wanted to redesign the visual interface of their website as well as develop its frontend UI. They were impressed with the design capabilities of Divami Design Labs and hired them.

    "The team is driven, motivated and skilled. They take feedback really well."

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  • 8
    • $5,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • St. Petersburg, FL

    Innowise Group is a software development company based in Vitebsk, Belarus with additional locations in Kiev, Ukraine and London. They were founded in 2007 and have 75 employees. Along with custom software development, they also excel at UX/UI design, IT strategy consulting, application testing, and IT staff augmentation.

    Clients

    • Terraces.io
    • Voka
    • Belyagdar
    • Instatsport

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Innowise Group provided development and UI design for a software development company. They used C# and .NET Framework 4.8 to adapt a Windows desktop app to read input files with Ampler and generate C++ code.

    "I would gladly work with Innowise Group on future projects."

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  • 9
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Based in London, UK, Creative Navy's team of about 10 employees focuses entirely on UX/UI design. This agency works across a broad spectrum of industries, partnering with startups as well as established brands on mobile apps (iOS, Android, etc.), web and native apps (macOS, embedded, devices), and other projects.

    Clients

    • Jaguar
    • Philips
    • Bosch
    • Discovery Channel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A manufacturing company partnered with Creative Navy to restructure their content production processes. The team designed a new UI that could streamline content management across the company's various websites.

    "Creative Navy was very transparent—always openly telling us what they were thinking without trying to impress us."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Kyiv, Ukraine

    ARTKAI is a full-cycle digital product development and consulting company with an emphasis on UX. Founded in 2014, they have about 100 employees and work with SME’s from the US and EU markets. Their team takes care of Web and Mobile Development, UX/UI Design, and Digital Transformation of Businesses from initial research to complete product.

    Clients

    • Huobi Global (Crypto exchange platfrom)
    • Nezha (Blockchain prediction market protocol)
    • CEX.io (Crypto exchange app)
    • Advanced Markets (Cryto Investments Consulting)

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Artkai has designed the UI/UX of a website for a finance platform, and they’re now building its frontend. The team used Figma and Miro boards for design and now uses React and a WordPress CMS for development.

    “They’ve been very responsive and proficient in their communication with us.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    WANDR is a product strategy and UX design firm based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2016, the team of 14 specializes in UX/UI design. They work primarily with small and midmarket-level businesses, focusing on IT, business services, and healthcare and medical.

     

    Clients

    • U.S. Air Force
    • WWF
    • IBM
    • Dollar Shave Club

    Industries

    Notable Project

    WANDR leveraged Figma and Adobe XD to redesign a retail solution company's marketplace. The business goal was to increase the client's conversion rate. 

    "Expect good results, high-quality expertise, and good project management." 

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Montevideo, Uruguay

    Octobot is a software consultancy headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay. Octobot was founded in 2014 with the objective of creating innovative digital solutions and transforming their client's ideas into products. They have a team of over 40 composed of designers, engineers, and innovators who specialize in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development for the healthcare, education, and business services industries. 

    Clients

    • VES-Artex
    • Turntide Technologies
    • Rover
    • Edquity

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Octobot is augmenting the development team of a financial services company. They are helping the client launch a new product. 

    "Octobot is keeping very consistent communication and scheduling standards."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Goji Labs is a web and mobile app development company based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2014, they have a team of about 30 that helps launch products in numerous industries ranging from business services to education. They provide product strategy, UX/UI design, mobile app, web, and IoT development services to various clients including startups, corporations, and nonprofits.

    Clients

    • World Health Organization
    • World Wildlife Fund
    • USC
    • UCLA

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Goji Labs designed and developed a mobile app for a sports stock market. They created product roadmaps using Figma, designed the app's UI/UX, and conducted user testing before implementing the app.

    "They were always humble, excited, and friendly. It was a joy working with them."

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • L'viv, Ukraine

    OTAKOYI is a software development and design company located in Lviv, Ukraine. Since its establishment in 2011, it offers over 9 years of professional technical expertise and has grown up to 70 in-house specialists. The company’s services include UI/UX design, graphic design, and mobile and web development. 

    Clients

    • KIA
    • Phillip Morris
    • Medicover
    • Pete Health

    Industries

    Notable Project

    OTAKOYI continued the development of the website of a software development company's customer. They provided full stack development, and their tech stack includes React, Chakra UI, Node.js, and WebSocket.

    "It was a pleasure to work with the team."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Neuron is a San Francisco based digital design agency. They were founded in 2016 and have a team of 9 employees who specialize in user experience design, digital strategy, and front-end development.

    Clients

    • Vivint
    • Intuit
    • LinkedIn
    • ThoughtSpot

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Neuro provides client-facing UI/UX design support services for a SaaS AI company. Their work also involves market research and determining customers’ pain points to improve their experience with the firm.

    “They’ll surprise you in a good way; they’re great at finding things you may not have considered before.”

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    • Undisclosed
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Denver, CO

    Spire Digital is a Denver, CO-based digital product development company. The team of more than 50 employees specializes in custom software development, UX/UI design, web development, and app development.

    Clients

    • Lockheed Martin
    • TomTom
    • US Navy
    • AT&T

    Industries

    Notable Project

    To further improve their client's efforts in helping their patients, a healthcare tech data company engaged with Spire Digital to develop a mobile app and design its UI/UX.

    "This partnership helped us understand what our next steps should be as a company moving forward."

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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Bengaluru, India

    NetBramha Studios is a UX and UI design studio based in Bangalore, India. Founded in 2008, they have 22 employees specializing in UI and UX studio crafting, digital strategy and design, analysis, research, and synthesis. They work predominantly for small businesses, midmarket companies and global enterprises, including billion-dollar startups.

    Clients

    • Google
    • Microsoft
    • Reliance
    • McKinsey

    Industries

    Notable Project

    NetBramha Studios built user onboarding and dashboard screens for an app development company's data stack product. They also developed the UX and visual designs of the screens.

    "Every day, I got a progress update; during the weekly calls, I could see huge progress being made."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Zagreb, Croatia

    Q agency is a software development firm founded in 2013. Based in Zagreb, Croatia, the company has additional offices in Oslo, Zürich, Belfast, U.K., Toronto, and Los Angeles. With a team of 120+ employees, they specialize in web development, UX/UI, custom software development, and mobile app development. 

    Clients

    • The Times
    • CocaCola
    • BBC
    • Manpower

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Q agency developed the UX/UI to complement a startup’s medical device hardware. The client provided Arduino-based demo boards and branding elements to reference as they developed the UX/UI in Android Studio. 

    “Overall, as the key user, I was very satisfied with Q agency’s work.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Lighthouse is a specialist UX and UI design agency, founded in London but now working together from all over the globe.
    Founded in 2008, the Lighthouse team use cutting edge design, collaboration and experience to solve the most complex problems. Lighthouse partner with both well-established enterprise businesses seeking to inject life into under-performing applications, and funded startups ready to progress their product. These are typically headed up by seasoned founders who love the process as well as the outcome.

    Clients

    • Total
    • John Lewis
    • Red Bull
    • PayPoint

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lighthouse provides mobile application development and UX/UI design services for a transportation and logistics company. They’ve redesigned the client’s apps and integrated them into a single code base.

    "Their most distinguishing quality is that they’re sincere, humble, and empathetic."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Noida, India

    Techugo is a mobile and web developer based in Noida, India with offices in the US and UAE. Established in 2015, their team of 120+ tackles iOS, Android, IoT (internet of things), and maintenance services.

    Clients

    • BMF- India's #1 Foreign Exchange Marketplace
    • Trailblazer- Godfrey Philips sales got boosted by 8%
    • Dhanuka - Leading Fertilizer Manufacturing Fortune 200 Company
    • Airtel – Leading Telecom Service Provider

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Techugo has developed a mobile application for iOS and Android and an admin panel for a fitness-based platform. They’ve also done the website from scratch, working on UX/UI design and development.

    “Their customer service is their most impressive trait.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Allentown, PA

    KDG is a leading tech provider working primarily with educational institutions, non-profits, and small to midsize family businesses. Headquartered in Allentown, Pa., with a satellite office in Washington, DC, KDG provides custom software development, CRM consulting, sales intelligence, and IT managed services. 

    Clients

    • Drexel University
    • Muhlenberg College
    • Pliant
    • Albright College

    Industries

    Notable Project

    KDG has helped a commercial flooring cooperative migrate from their old CRM and database to Zoho. The team has also customized the new system and developed purchase tracking and reporting features for it. 

    “Hiring them to help us transition to the new platform has definitely been a worthy investment.”

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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Houston, TX

    December Labs is a software design and development company for custom mobile & web solutions, applications, services, and platforms, dedicated to introducing new solutions to user-centric business challenges. The firm is based in Houston, TX (US HQ), Montevideo, Uruguay (nearshore operative base), and San Francisco, CA (commercial office). Founded in 2014, they currently have a team of 100+, including PHD’s, architects, researchers, PM’s, strategists, developers and designers.

    Clients

    • Google
    • Accenture
    • IDB - Inter-American Development Bank
    • Pluralsight

    Industries

    Notable Project

    December Labs provides development support for a medical device company. They handle iOS and Android development, along with QA and UI/UX design tasks. They do product management for the firm’s tablet app. 

    “They go above and beyond their responsibilities; their resources are passionate about what they’re doing.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Szczecin, Poland

    Riotters is a web design agency located in Szczecin, Poland. They offer web design, ux/ui design, video production, branding, and more and were launched in 2015.

    Notable Project

    Riotters provides web design and development services to a startup services platform. They’ve designed their site from scratch, adding custom 3D characters and explainer videos that unify the brand identity.

    “Riotters is always available, and they offer quality work.”

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Raleigh, NC

    Dreamten is a product design studio based in Raleigh, NC. Founded in 2001, they comprise of fewer than 10 employees that serve startups, mid-market, and enterprise businesses across several industries. They specialize in UX/UI design.

    Clients

    • AARP
    • Adwerx
    • Anduin.ai
    • Apple

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Dreamten helped a B2B matching service develop the UI/UX design of their MVP. They also conducted branding efforts.

    "The team worked very effectively and efficiently."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Odesa, Ukraine

    Arounda is a digital product consulting and design agency based in Odessa, Ukraine, and founded in 2016. Their team of more than 10 provides human-centric product strategy, brand identity, UX/UI design, and web design services to small and mid-sized companies.

    Clients

    • Virtana
    • Metricly
    • Teachinguide
    • Circleflow

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An independent hosting provider hired Arounda to design the UI and UX of their client-facing dashboard. The team provided mood boards, improved wireframes, and designed the dashboard's UI and UX.

    "Working with Arounda was like having our own in-house designers - we integrated well and communication was effortless."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Established in 2007, Systango Technologies is a global digital product development agency. They are headquartered in London and have additional international offices. Most clients are small businesses, many of which are in the entertainment, utilities, and hospitality sectors. 

    Clients

    • MGM
    • Target
    • Grindr
    • Deloitte

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Systango developed a platform prototype for a rental homes ratings and review platform in Microsoft Azure. They led a discovery phase to layout user personas and flows to help determine platform features. 

    "This was my first tech project, and Systango's detailed project structure was invaluable."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Design agency Selecto has offices in Lviv and Rivne, Ukraine. The agency was founded in 2014 and has a team of about 45. Selecto specializes in web design and development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design. Most of the agency's clients are midmarket businesses.

    Clients

    • Abbott
    • Vodacom TV
    • DVL Express
    • Vezeeta

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Selecto has designed and developed a streaming services company’s web and mobile apps. Their work involves UI/UX design and front- and backend development. They’ve also collaborated with the firm’s partners. 

    “Their team has been highly proactive.”

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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Glen Allen, VA

    Simple Thread is a development company that was founded in 2010 in Richmond, Va. It employs a team of 9 who specializes in web development, custom software development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design for mostly mid-sized companies.

    Clients

    • Dominion Energy
    • University of Virginia
    • Strategic Risk Associates
    • Century Distribution Systems

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Simple Thread built the MVP of a digital magazine rack company's product. They also created a Squarespace website and built a backend sales process to integrate a billing software.

    "They allow us to save a lot of time and money, and that’s important for a startup like us."

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Poznań, Poland

    Apptension is a creative product studio with almost a decade of experience and 70+ specialists on board. Their bread and butter is pushing the envelope of what innovative digital experiences can look, feel and work like.
    Working with founders, investors, and top creative agencies, they bring out-of-the-box thinking, great design, and plenty of technical competence. From an early-stage startup to Uber, they serve clients of various needs and sizes.

    Clients

    • Netflix
    • Uber
    • Heineken
    • Unit9

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Apptension developed a fine arts e-commerce site for a contemporary art retailer. They built a customized frontend store application based on the BigCommerce engine Wagtail CMS.

    "They've integrated very well with my internal team, and they are also able to scale up and down to suit our needs."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chelsea, Australia

    XWP is a web agency founded in Chelsea, Australia in 2005 with over 50 employees. They offer web development, web design, and UX/UI design solutions to mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the fields of IT and media.

    Clients

    • Google
    • News Corp
    • Automattic
    • Rolling Stone

    Industries

    Notable Project

    XWP redesigned and developed a website in WordPress for a mental health company during a rebranding process. XWP now implements new functionalities and provides strategic feedback on the client's site content. 

    "XWP really helps us understand our development limitations while still being flexible to our needs."

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