Digital products development

We are a team of developers that builds mobile apps, websites and interactive digital products. We create products of any complexity. Starting from a simple event-application to a complex mobile client for a hosting. Our priority is the orientation to the purpose, good design and quality.

 
$10,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2013
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Saint-Petersburg, Russia
headquarters
  • ul. Serpukhovskaya 48-7
    Saint-Petersburg, SPE 197375
    Russia

Portfolio

Key clients: 
TimeWeb - the second hosting in Russian Federation. Starcon - the biggest festival of Sci-Fi in the CIS countries
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Starcon app 3.0

New major release, which gives the guests of the Starcon festival a lot of useful features such as a rebuilt smart map, stands search, built-in interactive quest companion, necessary information for visitors and a new beautiful design that we remade from scratch.

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Fantomas animated eCards

Create beautifully animated greetings and share them with your friends and family.

Birthday greetings and eCards for every occasion.

Make exclusive content for your Instagram starring you.

Jokes for coffee lovers, hard workers, Friday lovers, Monday haters, motherhood, love, and relationship

etc.

New eCards every week!

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My Best Colors

My Best Colors (formerly My Personal Palette) is a stellar shopping companion which uses your smartphone camera to instantly recognize colors that flatter you. It's easy, accurate and fun to use!

The app includes four classic palettes, each showcasing 30 beautiful shades. With realistic fabric previews for all colors, there’s a whole lot to love and explore. Extended palettes for the 12 Season Color System are available

for purchase within the app. Any custom palette you create on colorwise.me is also compatible with the app.

The app provides styling help with the convenience you desire. Use it in the comfort of your home to select the perfect look or lean on it while shopping for new clothing and accessories.

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Sudogodskaya Water

App for Sudogoskaya Water is a great example of adding a new dimension to offline business. The client came to us with the idea to move part of orders straight to CRM, instead of creating them via the call center. The first part of that work was to create a mobile application, website, and packaging. The second step, which is now in the process, is to make customers aware of new options.

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Passport Photo & ID Maker

Passport & ID Photo Maker is an easy-to-use passport photo making app. Create pictures for passport, visa, ID cards, Green Card, DV Lottery, driving license and other documents right at home. A few touches - and your passport photo is ready and meets all the official requirements.

 

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NimbusMind app

NimbusMind is one of the easiest and most convenient ways you will find for learning meditation and staying mindful throughout the day. NimbusMind is the perfect meditation app for beginners but also includes many programs for the intermediate and advanced user.

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Starcon Admin app

Starcon Admin is an application we developed especially for internal needs of Geekers team. It allows organizers change any information about the festival, edit schedule, update plan of the event and perform any other required actions right on the go.

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CityTravel app

CityTravel app is an excellent assistant in booking flights and hotels around the world! The application will be useful both for those who have already decided in the direction and for those who are spontaneous and want to be aware of the lowest prices for departures from their city right at the moment.

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TimeWeb VDS app

TimeWeb VDS app allows you to manage your virtual server using only your mobile phone. Server analytics, fully functional control panel, support chat — all in your pocket.

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Starcon app for Android

Finally at the request of Geekers event agency we developed the app of Starcon festival for the Android platform. Now almost any visitor with a smartphone will be able to have access to the latest information about the event, schedule and stands description.

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TimeWeb Hosting app

TimeWeb is the second largest hosting provider in Russia. Special for this company we developed the app, which allowed its customers to manage their accounts directly from their mobile phones and get full access to all control panel functions. Also, the new channel of communication with the live chat support is built into the application and allows customers to receive answers to their questions without any need of creating

tickets.
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Starcon app 2.0

The new version of Starcon app allows you to always keep the track of latest news, to have the current schedule available at your fingertips. Overall it gives you full information about the event’s members and history.

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Goalstream app UX

We have developed UX and the logic of Goalstream mobile app uniting amateur and professional sports clubs. With its help players can follow the news, results, statistics, tournaments, and even organize their games.

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Taxi Coordinates - app and landing page

We developed Taxi Coordinates service app which contains handy search for addresses, calculation of price before the ride, discounts on partner’s services and other pleasant things. We also developed a website for the app.

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Starcon app 1.0

Starcon – the oldest and the most significant event of sci-fi, cinema, and science in Commonwealth of the Independent States and the Baltic States. In 2014 the audience of 15th Starcon was over 15000 including about 700 cosplayers. We designed an interactive guide with map, stands description and online schedule.

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AVA Expo app

AVA Expo – a unique event for fans of different genres: fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, space opera, cyberpunk, and many others.

This tailor-made app was created as a useful guide for the event.

Reviews

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Outsourced Health & Beauty App Dev for Marketing Agency

"We saw in InstaDev professionalism, positivity and calmness."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
July - Sept. 2019
Project summary: 

InstaDev helped a marketing agency develop a new health and beauty app. They utilized Swift and Firebase to create a product and launched it into app stores. 

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Evgeniya Vorontsova
CEO, Marketing Company
 
Not verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

InstaDev's work was immediately accepted by the App Store and has experienced so crashes thus far. The process was seamless, where the team collaborated effectively with the internal team to deliver an excellent product. They had professionalism, positivity, and resilience in the face of challenges.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

CEO in mobile products and marketing startup.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire InstaDev?

We needed to develop a new mobile app in the field of health and beauty.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to develop a quality and stylish app for a small cost.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We had experience in app development, and we knew the requirements that developers need to meet to keep their budget and deadlines. After a long search, we talked to the head of InstaDev and found a common language. We liked that the guys do not take on any tasks, but select interesting and high-quality projects.

Describe the project in detail.

This app is based on Swift and Firebase.

What was the team composition?

It was a small team of developers, designer and project manager. We also had a lead designer and product owner on our side.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

The App Store accepted us from the first time and so far there has been no crash in app.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

About process. The team willingly shared their expertise and gave advice on optimization. Although there was no techlead on our side, it was comfortable to work. The guys gave us their designer when we needed it. We also had to change a piece of logic, this did not lead to problems.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

We saw in InstaDev professionalism, positivity and calmness. 

Are there any areas for improvement?

We are satisfied with the quality. All improvements were part of normal workflow.

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

iPhone App Development for Startup

"At InstaDev, modern methodology and high standards are not taken for granted."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Mar. - Apr. 2019
Project summary: 

InstaDev adapted and transferred an existing Android app to iOS. They developed the new app so that it communicates with Firebase, Facebook OAuth, and the Camera API.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Israel, Jerusalem
R&D Director, Startup
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Their work has received positive feedback from key stakeholders. InstaDev's responsiveness and ability to produce implementable, high-quality deliverables were hallmarks of their work. They also offered useful tactical advice that was subsequently implemented.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m R&D director for a startup in stealth mode.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire InstaDev?

We needed help porting an existing Android app to iPhone.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to extend our product line to a new platform.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

The most important factor for us was that we found relevant experience in the company's portfolio. We also requested to see code examples, and were pleased that their developers follow industry standards and best practices.

Describe the project in detail.

InstaDev led the development, using the existing app as the project specification. They had to ensure the new app communicated with Firebase, Facebook OAuth, and the Camera API. 

What was the team composition?

We primarily worked with a project lead and a developer, as well as UI/UX specialist as needed.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

Over the course of development, Nikolay (CEO & Co-Founder, InstaDev) suggested a few improvements that we’ve incorporated back to our Android app. The project was completed on time and to a level of quality that exceeded our expectations.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

During the whole process, Nikolay was available practically around the clock.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

At InstaDev, modern methodology and high standards are not taken for granted. Their availability and communication were also quite impressive.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I can't think of anything. It was a perfect experience.

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

Mobile App Dev for Online Booking System

"The project was completed on time and within budget."

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

Having been a previous collaborator, InstaDev took on the development of a mobile app based on the existing website design with the objective of providing all the web-based features to mobile users.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Evgeniy Ustyan
Product Manager, City.Travel™
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The first release of the app boasts over 30,000 active users. The collaboration with InstaDev extends to UX improvements and more. The main advantage of working with them is how they separate communication between project managers and developers, which frees up time.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I'm the CTO of City.Travel™, an online booking system designed to simplify trip planning. With our system, users can skip searching for the best offers online and wasting time waiting to buy tickets. City.Travel™ gathers deals for dozens of companies and offers the best conditions for purchasing tickets, whether is for air or railway travel. It also holds accommodation options in over 200 hotels around the world.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire InstaDev?

We needed help with developing a mobile application and hired them for the task.

What were your goals for this project?

The main goal was to give our clients mobile access to all the features on our website.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We’ve known the people at InstaDev for a long time and have collaborated together on other projects.

Describe the project in detail.

InstaDev used the designs on our website to create a mobile app written in Swift that interacts with our system through a SOAP API. We’ve already done an initial release for the app and are now focusing on localization and UX improvements.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

The project was completed on time and within budget. The mobile app currently has over 30,000 active users.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

The interaction between us and InstaDev happens on two levels. The project managers from both sides make plans for innovation and the programmers discuss all technical nuances. This separation allows the project manager on our side to not have to dive into the technical side of things, which frees up valuable time.

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

Mobile App Dev for Meditation Service

"Their development quality and support are outstanding." 

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

InstaDev developed a mobile application featuring narration-assisted meditation. They implemented the voiceover and set up AWS hosting for the backend.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Cleveland, Ohio
Pavel Shcherbakov
CEO and Founder, Nimbus Web Inc.
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The app has gained a significant and active user base. Accessible and motivated, InstaDev delivered outstanding quality without requiring close oversight. Their streamlined team structure is highly effective.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I'm the CEO and founder of Nimbus Web Inc. We develop products for mobile apps, browser extensions, and desktop software. Our products help people be more productive and organized.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire InstaDev?

We needed to develop a mobile application.

What were your goals for this project?

We were working on a new project in our suite and were searching for a company that could create it from scratch and provide long-term support. The main goal was to make the project profitable.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

A trusted friend recommended them to me.

Describe the project in detail.

The app gives users the ability to meditate along with a narrator’s voice to become more mindful. InstaDev hosted the app’s backend on AWS and implemented the voiceover. We handled design in-house.

What was the team composition?

We’re working with a project manager, who has a team behind him.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

The app was released on time and budget and now has over 9,000 monthly active users. We're currently working on improving the financial part of the project.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

InstaDev developed the app independently, and all updates are coordinated through the project manager.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Their development quality and support are outstanding. The same can be said of their team’s availability and willingness to assist us.

Are there any areas for improvement?

No, not specifically, other than hiring more developers so they can handle larger projects.

5.0
Overall Score They've done a great job and will continue to do so.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    All communication and scheduling was done on time. If there were any delays, we were informed prior.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Compared to other companies, the price is fairly competitive.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    There were no significant issues. Everything was done as planned.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I'm highly likely to recommend them.