User Experience, Product Design, Web Development

Artygeek is premium digital product design studio with deep expertise in e-Commerce, Fintech, Travel, Healthcare and Digital Media. We use design thinking and system approach to drive positive changes in human experience interaction with digital products.

Our Services:

- MVP development consulting

- Redesign of existing product  

- Product Conceptualization

  • User Modeling (Persona)
  • User Path (BPMN)
  • Informational Architecture
  • Prototyping
  • User Interface Design/Branding 
  •  

- Web Applications Development

- Mobile Applications Development

- Client-Server Applications Development

How do we work?

      Time&Materials

  • Adjustable scope, cost, and timeline
  • Project team flexible to meet changing requirements and budgets
  • Actual project cost can be lower than the fixed price

      Dedicated team

  • Flexible team built to your requirements
  • Highly scalable resources
  • Project knowledge kept inside the team
  • Fixed iterative budget and predictable timeframe

      Full Cycle Product Development (Outsourcing)

  • Product Conceptualization
  • Fixed price and scope
  • No supervision required from your side
  • Risks owned by Artygeek

Our Goal - being useful, and make useful products. There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. The best way to predict the future is to create it.

 

 
$10,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
50 - 249
 Founded
2011
ArtyGeek
44b Zelena Street
Lviv 79017
Ukraine
ArtyGeek
ul. Sielska 17A
Poznań 60-129
Poland
ArtyGeek
6/16 Hebron Rd.
Jerusalem 9354203
Israel

Portfolio

Key clients: 
  • Those who know what is Agile development and Lean production.
  • Those who understand that it's  necessary to validate idea before development phase launch.
  • Those who has feeling and knowledge - how to build working business, not another unsuccesful startup. 
  • Those who understand difference between quality and quantity.

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OSCARO

Insight

 

Oscaro is a leading supplier of high-quality car parts worldwide. The company needed a digital presence to reflect the evolving needs of the business and articulate their extensive product range.

 

Challenge

 

How do you reinforce the identity of an evolving international brand? How do you clearly articulate the quality and benefits of an extensive product range in a manner that is easy for consumers to browse and digest while reflecting your values of reliable services and delivery?

 

Solution

 

A clean, responsive website with presentable, high-quality photography and interactive product collection. The simple layout is compatible across different devices, making it easy to feature promotions and download product information.

Insight

 

Mobile social network. Wishlist with photo, place, post feeds. The best way to find gifts for your family.

 

Challenge

 

Combining social network with your wishlist. Different wish icons to share notes, locations, pictures of places and thing to like so that your friends can make you surprise in the future. The aim of this App is to create a presence that really matters, give the presents that your friends need or want.

 

Solution

 

We created more than wishlist, it's the easiest way to share your dreams and wishes inside social network to help your friends and relatives to identify your preferences following the best UX practices and extremely creative animations.

LEVENT

Insight

 

Levent is a powerful automated trading system for large volume execution trading aiming to change the way brokers trade. The system is an innovative back-tester, analyzer and algo trading system that enables traders to create custom strategies by using a simple UI.

 

Solution

 

Levent uses a huge data analyzer and simple flow interfaces that are faster and easier to use than any other system. The platform enables traders to create strategies based on indicators and trigger points for both entry and exit points by using a dynamic dashboard that indicates which strategies are running, active or shutdown. It also enables brokers to analyze their online and historical results and use other traders strategies.

 

NEM

Insight

Android App for NEM - the platform for XEM, a cryptocurrency with built-in Multisig, and a unique POI algorithm.

Solution

Designed with all new code to be secure, scalable, fast, flexible and easy to build on utilizing a simple API. NEM features on-chain multi-sig and multi-user contracts with push notifications, a token feature called Mosaics, and namespaces. Together with Mijin, NEM is the first public/private blockchain combination.

 

Psyball

Insight

It is a reinvention of the way we arrange our sports activities. Enter your sports preferences and Psyball will suggest the best match or activity for You to join in the location and time You chose. Also, Psyball auto-completes Your team when people are missing for your event.

Challenge

In order to break the mold of the traditional social network, we had to completely re-think the product architecture and advanced UX. The entire experience needed to be focused on the most important factor - find the match for your team/game.

Solution

We created the final UX map using material design. The platform displays the maximum number of sports activities in the local area. The site enables users to easily find and exchange amateur sports players and to group for co-op activities.

 

 

Board a Boat

Insight

As a global peer-to-peer platform, Board-a-Boat wanted to rejuvenate the design and breath a new life into their online platform. By taking the combined UX and UI approach we achieved an accessible and fresh user experience, the customer can easily find a captain or rent a boat to go to the most picturesque places.

Challenge

Based on our research, it was clear that customers got used to the old platform. Having rebuilt it, we found a great opportunity to deliver better numbers by syncing the site more precisely with new way people rent boat trips.

 

Solution

Catering for multiple states of customer interest, we crafted the site which delivers a high impact visual experience that would inspire clients to be involved in the world of sailing. To do that we used: AngularJS, JavaScript, HTML/CSS.

Rikrootd

Insight
Would you like to avoid the unpleasant experiences with recruiters, have less failed interviews - the Rikrootd platform lets you do just that. What if everyone could take a look at the recruiter's performance in the past to decide whether to work with them or not.


Challenge
To create an outstanding hiring platform that resonates with the target audience and to develop an engaging way to share your “recruitment” experiences with others and build a strong community for job seekers. 


Solution
Rikrootd was created by job seekers for job seekers to provide better navigation in the recruiting space. Whether preparing yourself with the right tools for a specific job, researching an unsolicited contact, or finding a recruiter to represent you, everything’s there.

Force Scroll Site for HIMSS Media

Insight
Showing people that the health IT of the future will support decision making for the patients at the same time simplifying the financial experience.

Challenge
To tell a story that would illustrate patient's financial experience of the future for a better understanding of how it works.

Solution
We were given creative freedom using the best design practices to make the project appealing to both senior and young audiences. 

Geek Apps

Insight
Geek apps is an app builder for business management and customer communication. Business owners are able to set up their own admin panel through the landing page. Within the app, a customer has the ability to make an appointment, book services, find available date and time, shop, view the feed of company and make their own posts.

Challenge
The client came to us with the idea of creating mobile applications for different fields in tight timeframes with continuous integration. There were some clear ideas and vision of the project, but our team had to take client’s expectations and implement them into the technical assignment, define scope, and functionality that meet customer’s requirements.

Solution
We have provided the most cost efficient solution for business owners, and for our customer particularly. Every business owner can get the customized native mobile apps (iOS, Android) for his...

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UI Mockups and Graphics for Social App

"I appreciated the creative input and effort given by Arty Geek."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
3.5
Willing to refer: 
4.5
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
May 2016 - Aug. 2016
Project summary: 

Arty Geek led graphics and user interface design for a social app, based on provided maps and guidelines, and worked in tandem with a programmer and internal management team.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Oslo, Norway
Robert Rothe
Founder, BrightBeam Solutions
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Arty Geek has their own creative style and valuable input. Through their understanding of the larger vision, they’re able to provide a fresh perspective and communicate it well. While they seem to be juggling jobs, it doesn’t hinder their flexibility, quality, or professionalism.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

BrightBeam Solutions is an app and web development company based in Norway. We love innovative projects, and are working on an in-house app called WishCatcher, which will launch soon. Apart from this, we have local and international clients for both website and app development. I am the founder of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Arty Geek?

I was looking for help developing the graphics for an app which we’d just finished building. It’s a project we’ve invested quite a bit into, and we have a clear vision for it. I was in contact with a few graphic designers which didn’t satisfy our needs, so I was looking for someone new, and found Arty Geek.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We are building a social app based around catching and sharing wishes with friends and family.

I’ve tried to keep Arty Geek on a strict timeline, since we had a tight deadline, and needed the graphics for the programmer. We were a bit overschedule for our 20+ screens. Arty Geek worked on all the graphics and user-interface design for our app. We had a UI already mapped-out, which I gave them as a starting point.

Arty Geek commented that they had some coding experience, but that service was not needed. They did have a good understanding in this area, which helped in the communication with our programmer.

How did you come to work with Arty Geek?

We were looking for a group which had its own style and input, and which would provide a fresh feel for our app’s graphics. I found Arty Geek through Upwork, and eventually decided to choose them. The communication was good, and I quickly felt that Arty Geek understood us and our requirements. They seemed flexible, professional and fairly reasonable, which fit the profile of what we were looking for.

How much have you invested with Arty Geek?

The cost of Arty Geek was over $4,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Arty Geek in May 2016. We worked over the summer, and the final delivery was in early September.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

We’re starting a beta test with a larger group today. We ran into some trouble with the programmer and had to find a new one, so we’re just now finishing the app and testing it in-house. We plan to have an official launch in the summer of 2017.

How did Arty Geek perform from a project management standpoint?

Arty Geek was quite responsive and fast. We went slightly over our timeline on a few occasions, but there was nothing major, and it was understandable considering the circumstance. I had the feeling of not being Arty Geek’s highest-priority client at times, but, most of the time, we had very good service and communication.

From our first contact, Arty Geek was able to start the work immediately. We worked out the details and agreed on different parameters. Responsiveness was pretty good, always on the same day.

What did you find most impressive about Arty Geek?

I appreciated the creative input and effort given by Arty Geek. They tried several different aesthetics before we chose the final one, and I also asked for some extra work towards the end of the project. It was in Arty Geek’s interest as well, of course, but they delivered it well, without it having been discussed in the beginning. I also asked Arty Geek for a custom animation, for which I’m not sure if they had prior experience, but they delivered it well.

Are there any areas Arty Geek could improve?

The work was a bit overpriced, but this could be due to my lack of experience. It’s my only qualm regarding Arty Geek.

4.0
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Responsiveness was great most of the time, almost instant.
  • 3.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    I’m very satisfied with the results, but I felt that Arty Geek was a bit overpriced. I also don’t have extensive experience in hiring graphic designers.
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    I was quite satisfied with what was delivered.
  • 4.5 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Arty Geek’s owner is a professional and talented young man. The company reflects that, so I would definitely recommend them to someone else. The overall experience was good, and the deliverable was quality.

UX Design for Java Web App

"They worked to improve our business, rather than just implementing what is written in our request."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
2016
Project summary: 

Arty Geek developed a front-end design and improved UX for a sports event management website through continuous integration software.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 Employees
 
Prague, Czech Republic
Co-founder, Psyball
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The project team collaboratively approached the design process, incorporated existing Java tools, and readily adapted to the target product environment. After launching the updated website, Arty Geek is involved in discussions about a possible mobile app.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m a co-founder of a startup called Psyball. We do event management for various sports.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Arty Geek?

We needed frontend development work done on our website, which matches individuals with sports teams that need players. There are also features for event organizers to open events.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They did design and UX [user experience] work. We already had the concept for our user interface when we engaged Arty Geek. They came in with a collaborative approach and gave us suggestions to make it better. They did mockups in the beginning and provided their expertise to improve the UX. They used our continuous integration tools and adapted to our environment. It’s a pure Java application.

How did you come to work with Arty Geek?

I looked at different profiles on oDesk, including theirs. I made a short list and reviewed their references, then chose Arty Geek.

How much have you invested with Arty Geek?

I’ve spent $2,000–$3,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together at the beginning of 2016. The project is complete, but we’re considering engaging them again for a mobile application.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

They adapted to our way of working, which is kind of exceptional. I don’t have any metrics to share.

How did Arty Geek perform from a project management standpoint?

I had one contact person who coordinated communication with their team. If she didn’t have an answer to my question, she forwarded it to the correct person. Although she wasn’t a high-end, professional project manager, the process was quite acceptable. She was always accessible and willing to help.

What did you find most impressive about Arty Geek?

They worked to improve our business, rather than just implementing what is written in our request. They are experts in user experience.

Are there any areas Arty Geek could improve?

The project management can be improved to be more professional.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They’re not the cheapest, but the value is good.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    I was impressed with their work, especially compared to other firms on oDesk I’ve dealt with before.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Web Development for Drum Lesson Site

"Arty Geek's approach gave me peace of mind."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Arty Geek developed an online drum lesson platform for a startup based on responsive WordPress designs. The team conducts ongoing site maintenance.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 Employees
 
Israel
Co-founder, Online Drum Lesson Service
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Cost-effective innovation and a no-boundaries design approach ensured the team’s maximum creativity in hitting every objective. The updated website showcases many of the flexible tech solutions that set Arty Geek apart.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We provide an online drum lessons platform. I am a co-owner of the business.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Arty Geek?

I had been searching for a company which could help my partner and I make our dream come true. We needed a system which could work for our audience and needed assistance on the development side, which is where we got together with Arty Geek.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

I provided designs to Arty Geek for our responsive WordPress website, and they developed it. The site has 10–15 pages, some of which are constantly changing.

How did you come to work with Arty Geek?

In the beginning, we were working with some freelancers, who typically have their own boundaries and issues; they can become unavailable without notice and so on. We asked a few friends if they knew of a company that could provide a good service. My partner's friend told him about Arty Geek, and we contacted them. It was the fourth company we'd used, but we stuck with Arty Geek. They are amazing.

How much have you invested with Arty Geek?

The cost of Arty Geek's work has been around $2,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Arty Geek one year ago. The relationship is ongoing on a maintenance basis. We give Arty Geek's team batches of work regularly, and we talk on a daily basis.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

Arty Geek strictly developed our website, so they haven't been involved in any analytics for it. Since I am the designer and I'm also responsible for user testing, its success will depend on me. Arty Geek completed the job on an amazing level, but we've just started marketing the site.

How did Arty Geek perform from a project management standpoint?

Arty Geek is the best company we've found in terms of project management. I worked directly with their manager, who was available most of the time and was always responsive and communicative. Arty Geek's approach gave me peace of mind.

What did you find most impressive about Arty Geek?

We have no boundaries in terms of communication with Arty Geek's team. This is an extremely important aspect for me, given my past with freelancers.

We don't have the most complex platform on the market, but I still appreciated never being hindered by Arty Geek's team in terms of design. I have no limits in this respect: I can design whatever I want, and Arty Geek will make it happen.

Are there any areas Arty Geek could improve?

No. Arty Geek is very good at what it does. The team delivered things on time and has been professional and nice to communicate with.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Anytime we needed our project manager, she answered within the hour, most of the time within minutes.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The cost is perfect for us as a self-financing startup company. I would pay Arty Geek more if I had more, but our situation prevents it. I could also find a developer for $5 per hour, but the package provided by Arty Geek makes it worth it.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Arty Geek thinks out of the box and considers things that don’t occur to me. This in itself is amazing, given that most other developers, especially freelancers, will only do what they're told to do without asking questions or expanding on an idea.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

UX/UI Redesign for .NET Recruitment Portal

"I wanted something dynamic, modern, and inviting, and Arty Geek nailed it on the first try."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Aug. 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

After receiving preliminary designs, Arty Geek used .NET, HTML5, and AngularJS 2.0 to redesign a recruiting platform. They continue to manage the front-end, assist with Google Analytics, and serve as database administrator.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Sacramento, California
Devin Caster
Co-founder, ri'kroot'd
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Arty Geek’s project management team works to keep the project on track and within budget, and the team is highly communicative. The cost of the project was a great value compared to the level of quality provided.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

ri'kroot'd is an online service which provides the ability for job candidates and seekers to rate and review their experiences with recruiters.

I am the founder and CEO of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Arty Geek?

I had created all preliminary designs myself, and was looking for an offshore developer to put them together. I needed professional UI [user interface] design help, although I have skills in this area myself.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

I engaged Arty Geek for a complete UI refresh of what had been built to date. They also undertook frontend and backend development for the platform.

One reason for selecting Arty Geek was the fact that my project was developed for the Azure platform using the .NET framework. Arty Geek mentioned this as a strong area for them, which has proved to be true. We used HTML5 and AngularJS 2.0 on the frontend.

The initial scope revolved around building a simple landing page, recruiter-profile pages, and search results, along with insular elements like sign-up and sign-in screens. From there, we moved quickly and broadly out to include the job seeker profile pages, activity feeds, as well as footer components like About Us, Developer, and FAQ pages. We've also started building a job posting feature.

The platform has become quite robust in a short amount of time. The landing pages feature great and fast-loading animations, which is also true for the search pages. The recruiter profiles have a Net Promoter Score attached to them, which animate when search results come up.

We've built out numerous APIs, including a Google API for capturing user locations, a SendGrid API for outgoing email, as well as the basic frontend and backend APIs between the application and the Azure database.

Arty Geek has been managing the Azure infrastructure, replacing my previous database admin. They've also assisted in getting our Google Analytics set up. It's become a broad relationship, and it's my intention to make it a long-term partnership.

How did you come to work with Arty Geek?

I put out a job on Upwork and had several UI design companies come forward. Each one was asked to submit initial designs detailing the conceptual direction they were looking to take. I was particularly impressed with the work done by Arty Geek, so I selected them for the job. The look and feel provided in their work stood out among the various other concept designs I was given, and that's what was important to me. I wanted something dynamic, modern, and inviting, and Arty Geek nailed it on the first try.

How much have you invested with Arty Geek?

The estimate for the initial UI refresh was $26,000, but Arty Geek came in at $21,000. To date, I have paid them $32,830.

What is the status of this engagement?

I started working with Arty Geek in August 2016. They continue to provide support and ongoing development.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

The site was launched in the last week of December 2016, so we're still fairly new. In the last month, from January 25th, 2017, to February 23rd, we have had 389 sessions with 236 new users. The average session duration is of one minute and six seconds at the moment.

After the initial period of having Arty Geek redesign what I had done, and after I explicitly took the leash off of them, the team started bringing in a lot of great user experience concepts to the table. Thus far, we've had nothing but great feedback from both registered users and people who have gone on to the site for a quick look.

How did Arty Geek perform from a project management standpoint?

We have a self-contained team, including a dedicated project manager as well as dedicated developers and quality assurance resources. The project manager has been amazing, able to keep the project on track, within budgets, and on time. Most of the communication, from a project perspective, has been done primarily through JIRA, but there's a lot of heavy communication done through Skype as well for everything from approvals to heads-ups. Arty Geek's team is highly communicative.

What did you find most impressive about Arty Geek?

Arty Geek's frontend development and design have stood out. This was the biggest reason for choosing them. Arty Geek is efficient in handling the work. The estimates were almost always over-delivered upon.

Are there any areas Arty Geek could improve?

We remained fairly communicative, but I've had to ask for more communication at times. This was really because of my current situation of running a startup with my own money. The project is my life, and I'm certainly keeping a high touch on it. I'm not the micromanaging type, but I like to be kept as aware as possible on everything. I have to ask for some higher-level communication from Arty Geek on occasion. They've tried to account for our 10-hour time difference, and not bother me while I'm asleep. There have been a couple of occasions when Arty Geek made decisions which should have been run by me but weren't. In their defense, they understood this to be the case and didn't charge me to get the work back on track. There are positives with every negative.

I receive daily reports from Arty Geek's project manager at the moment, and we also have a couple of Scrum calls every week.

Arty Geek is a UX/UI and frontend development company, even though they can handle everything else. Sometimes, I've felt it was necessary to argue for my requirements. This isn't a broad issue, but I felt I needed to mention it.

5.0
Overall Score Arty Geek has made all the difference in my startup, and I couldn't have gotten to where I am without them.
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    At the moment, Arty Geek is being proactive in getting ahead of timelines, but in 2016, we went through a couple of periods during which timelines were extended week by week. Arty Geek made up for the lost time, though.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    From a cost perspective, the $35 hourly rate is hard to beat compared to the level of quality. I’ve worked with other offshore resources which were more expensive. There is a lot of added value which I don't get charged for.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    We perform a lot of testing, and there have been very few issues to correct. Arty Geek does a good job of testing the work before it's delivered to us for QA. The quality of the work in general, from a UX/UI perspective, has been phenomenal.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I would and I have.

Outsourced JS Development for Software Company

“We appreciate their ability to find developers who satisfied our requirements.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
July 2017 - Mar. 2018
Project summary: 

ArtyGeek handled frontend JavaScript development in an outsourced engagement.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Walnut Creek, California
Guntis Urtans
President, Colabpro Inc.
 
Not verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

ArtyGeek is a preferred vendor, thanks to their ability to find developers who satisfy requirements. However, they could still look for resources with more experience.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the president of a software development outsourcing company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire ArtyGeek?

We needed help with JavaScript frontend development for a client’s project.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

They are one of our assessed partner companies.

What was the team composition?

We worked with frontend developers, backend developers, and business analysts.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

We handled project management. It was effective.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

We appreciate their ability to find developers who satisfied our requirements.

Are there any areas where they can improve?

They could provide more senior resources.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer