We don't just build, we execute.

DS Xpress based a custom Web & App development company with a production center located in Odessa, Ukraine, has been servicing clients of all sizes throughout Northern America and Europe since 1999.

 

 
$5,000+
 
$50 - $99 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
1999
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Aventura, FL
headquarters
  • 20900 NE 30th Ave. Suite 410
    Aventura, FL 33180
    United States
other locations
  • 122 W 26th St. 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10001
    United States

Portfolio

Key clients: 

RealConnex, Expressible, CBS 4, CometAds, FrandMe, click to check out our site 

StockDuel - App for Stocks

Welcome to StockDuel: fantasy football but for stocks! It’s simple. Predict tomorrow’s market direction for 5 stocks of your choice. Up or down. That’s it! Compete with your friends on whose “team of stocks” will perform better in the predicted direction.

Anchors Away Foundation

The Anchors Away Foundation is non-profit organization that arranges educational and recreational services for people with disabilities, youth in risk and elderly. This company succeeded in bringing back to physical activities people with limited abilities and old people. They also educate disability communities, families and health care professionals about all available equipment, techniques and other resources. Organization

focuses on providing water sport activities like swimming, skiing, sailing, canoeing and others. With a help of Anchors Away Foundation, people with disabilities, youth in need and old people can do different sports, improve their physical and mental health and socialize in easy and pleasant way.
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Expressible - Content Platform

Expressible is a cloud-based content creation and distribution platform. The platform helps your team extend the life and viewership of your content and marketing campaigns, by dividing  up your long form content into small “snackable” chunks of information that are easily shareable to all of your web properties and social channels.

RealConnex - Social Platform for Real Estate Professionals

RealConnex is the most powerful networking application for real estate developers, sponsors and GPs. With Real Connex you can build real relationships and grow your network to raise capital, select vendors, find JV partners and much more

Translators.com - Certified Document Translations

Translators.com offers full service of document translations of any size, whether you are an individual with a handful of legal paperwork or a small business needing an owner’s manual in eight different languages. We never use machine translations, but we have developed a new program to store your projects for future reference. This feature makes subsequent translations for your company more consistent and even more

cost-effective.

Animal Social Network

For those whose Facebook and Instagram friends are joking at because of hundreds posts dedicated to their pets, Animal Social Network is a great solution. This is a fully functional social network for people who love animals and know how dear they can be to owners. With a help of Animal Social Network pet owners can interact with each other, share experience and exchange photos and videos. A perfect place to read news from

animal world, stay informed about upcoming events or even to find a couple for the animal, and a very useful tool to search for a lost animal or tell about founded one.

Reviews

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Web App Development for Content Management Platform

"Their work made our clients come back to us again and again because we could quickly fulfill their requests on a set timeline."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$1,000,000 - $9,999,999
 
May 2015 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

DS Xpress Inc. developed a content marketing application using an AngularJS framework, Java, JavaScript, HTML, and XML. They also aggregated social media data. They currently continue to provide support. 

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Dallas, Texas
Mark Spalding
Former COO, Expressible
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Being available to irregular work hours, the DS Xpress team was diligent in replying to requests and eager to find solutions to issues. Their rapid development and exceptional QA allowed high-quality features to be processed quickly, which brought back regular customers.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I was the former chief operations officer of Expressible, a cloud-based content creation and distribution platform. We allowed clients to pull together several types of media and then publish them to different social media outlets.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with DS Xpress Inc.?

Our previously hired development team were not living up to expectations and we needed a more skilled application developer.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

DS Xpress migrated our framework to AngularJS; and used Java, JavaScript, HTML, and XML to develop a content marketing application hosted on Amazon. They managed API aggregators through social media like Facebook and Instagram and created a hashtag tracker to pull and push data. Their systems administrator secured, patched, and hardened our Linux systems.

Currently, their team continues to advise on technical inquiries and works on projects for the new owners of Expressible.

What is the team composition?

We worked with the owner, a systems administrator, project manager, and their developers.

How did you come to work with DS Xpress Inc.?

DS Xpress was recommended to us by a company that had some investors in common with us. We vetted DS Xpress and three other companies through some technical trials, and they delivered the best results.

How much have you invested with them?

We invested $35,000 per month for 3 years so far.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working in May 2015 and the engagement is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

Our previous development team was taking months and months to get releases completed, even with smaller sprints. The DS Xpress team ran through two sprints a month with excellent QA for complex features. Their work made our clients come back to us again and again because we could quickly fulfill their requests on a set timeline.

How did DS Xpress Inc. perform from a project management standpoint?

They used a homegrown mobile application to manage the project and were comfortable with different methodologies— including our agile methodology. Their team was always available and responded in 30 minutes to an hour during irregular work hours. Our project manager advised our team on emerging technologies and the owner of the company took a personal role in all the projects. The owner was always a five-minute phone call away to listen to issues.

Their team was able to fully grasp and document the app within 60 days and started fielding feature requests and tickets. DS Xpress met 90-to-85% of the development deadlines and created a great partnership with us.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Unlike many other outsourced companies, their team wanted to improve your product instead of staying only within the required task. Their team was really invested in our business and felt like an extension of our company.

Ae there any areas they could improve?

They had some turnovers on their team, but that’s an inevitable part of outsourcing IT. Otherwise, I can’t see any other things they could've improved on; I had a great experience with them.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

They give you the choice of having a part-time or full-time project manager. I think having a full-time dedicated project manager is worth the extra cost and key to a successful project.

5.0
Overall Score I had a great experience and would hired them again.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They always communicated expectations and delays.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    I never had any hidden costs.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I would absolutely recommend them.

Web Development for Real Estate Industry Social Platform

“They’re an excellent, engaged partner.”

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
3.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$1,000,000 - $9,999,999
 
Mar. 2013 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

For five years, a dedicated DS Xpress team has been developing a website with a PHP framework. The site is a social network platform for real estate professionals, which provides access to many resources.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
New York, New York
Roy Abrams
Founder, RealConnex
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The platform that DS Xpress developed has resulted in multitudes of transactions and interactions with no crashing or bug problems. Building a platform of this magnitude is attributed to the full-stack team’s talents, expertise, great communication, and desire to help.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the CEO of RealConnex, which is a website that connects the ecosystem of the real estate community together. It’s like LinkedIn for real estate professionals. The site helps users find connections, capital, and services. They can post, search, raise capital, invest or lend, showcase services, buy, sell or lease, and network on the site.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with DS Xpress, Inc.?

We needed a technology partner.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They’re developing our website with a PHP framework. It’s a login system. It’s very comprehensive and operates like LinkedIn.

What is the team composition?

We have a discrete team; they’re a separate team dedicated to just my project. There are 12–13 people. It’s a full-stack team with front- and backend developers, HTML specialists, and designers. There’s a project management team as well.

How did you come to work with DS Xpress, Inc.?

I met them at a meeting in Miami.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent $4 million.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in March 2013 and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

The connections built on the site have resulted in billions of dollars of deals. There are a couple of million interactions on the site per month. It could be the biggest website in the world for professionals in the real estate industry.

We’ve had a few iterations of the site, and there are no issues with bugs and crashes.

How did DS Xpress, Inc. perform from a project management standpoint?

We use Skype and Jira.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They’re very communicative and very willing to help. They’re an excellent, engaged partner. They’re a good bunch of people.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Communicate with them. Make sure you have a very tight grasp of what you’re doing. Know the outcome that you’re striving for in exquisite detail. Test rigorous timelines.

4.0
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 3.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Ongoing Web and Marketing Support for Chamber Of Commerce

"I loved everything they did.” 

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
2010 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

DS Xpress built a website from scratch to increase awareness and communication capabilities. They also designed supplemental graphics and print materials.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Aventura, Florida
Elaine Adler
President, Aventura Marketing Council
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The successful launch reflected the team’s creativity and technical accuracy. Graphic designs were similarly effective for branding. Stakeholders praised their professional and personable approach to a detail-oriented collaboration. Customers should expect to work with a humble but driven team.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the president of Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce. We have 400 members in South Florida.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with DS Xpress?

Our foundation, Anchors Away, helps disabled children learn life skills, specifically how to sail their own boats. We needed a website to communicate its mission and raise awareness about our activities.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They built the website from scratch. DS Xpress also designed posters, graphics, and program books. Dimitry, the founder, delivered technology speeches to our members and a group of students.

What is the team composition?

I interact with Dimitry and his wife, who handles billing. His team also includes a designer who used to be one of our students.

How did you come to work with DS Xpress?

I met Dimitry 13 years ago through one of our members. He made a great first impression that distinguished him from other providers; I trusted him. We’ve been working together for 10 years now.

How much have you invested with them?

Dimitry built the website pro bono. We’ve paid him a monthly fee for supplemental services.

What is the status of this engagement?

The project started in 2010 and ended that year. The business relationship is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

The graphic designs captured the foundation’s essence. We’ve used the original theme for branding. Our members praised the team for their creativity and accuracy.

How did DS Xpress perform from a project management standpoint?

Dimitry was humble and driven. His team updated me daily on every aspect of development. That service matched my preference for detail-oriented management.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They were professional, but also personable. DS Xpress made an effort to understand our business culture before initiating engagement. They cultivated relationships with stakeholders to execute our vision accurately. In addition, deliveries were consistent and timely.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, I can’t think of anything.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Have firm visions and goals, but approach them with an open mind. They introduce clients to new technologies, ideas, and opportunities. Clients should then leverage the team’s creativity to the final product.

5.0
Overall Score They have the clients best interest at heart. Customers are fortunate to work with them.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They kept me on track.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The price was low for the caliber of work we received.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    I loved everything they did.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’ve recommended Dimitry since meeting him.