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OTAKOYI is a Ukrainian IT company providing a wide range of digital services. We focus primarily on web and mobile development, and UI/UX design. We can also assist you with quality assurance, DevOps&cloud, project management, SaaS, API and eCommerce development, chatbots, as well as support & maintenance.

 

We offer both full-cycle product development and outsourcing/outstaffing solutions.

Moreover, striving to support great initiatives, OTAKOYI works with start-ups following their way up to well-established companies.

 
$5,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
50 - 249
 Founded
2011
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Lviv, Ukraine
headquarters

Portfolio

Key clients: 
ROSHEN, icoins.market, Touchtech, Medicover, Ascania group,  EscapeRoom,  Kraft, Trainmedo, METRO, OKKO
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ARK.CRYO

A website for a transporting company that specializes in cryoshipping for assisted reproduction.

ARK.CRYO is dedicated to helping its clients solve their fertility issues and successfully start a family. The company is one of the world’s most trusted transporters of frozen donor embryos, as well as donor eggs and sperm. ARK.CRYO works hard to meet the diverse needs of clients and medical facilities located in more than 80

countries and provides only the finest service and customer support.

The main development goal was to optimize a shipping process by creating a website displaying all the necessary information. OTAKOYI built a site that allows any user qet acquainted with the procedure of shipment, download related documents, request delivery and track an order. Smart design makes the overall process smooth and fast for everybody interested in company services.

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CRYPTOMAP

A platform allowing to keep an eye on the latest blockchain tendencies and cryptocurrency rates.

This project is one of OTAKOYI’s cases of cooperation with start-ups. Our client is an entrepreneur in the financial services field with more than 10 years of successful business history. Following the latest technology and communication trends, he decided to launch another branch of business. The idea was to create a

platform allowing users to follow the latest blockchain tendencies and compare cryptocurrency rates. 

Taking into account all the presented requirements and preferences, OTAKOYI developed a complex system that makes the process of cryptocurrency-related operations much easier. A registered user is given an opportunity to keep track of fund allocation, valid currency rates, token distribution, transaction and deal history. CryptoMap platform provides its users with up-to-date blockchain information and useful hints gathered from reliable Internet sources. 

 

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CHEPELOS

A referral website where you can find reputable businesses right in your own neighborhood. 

Chepelos is a project that takes word-of-mouth marketing to a completely new level. Citizens start sharing the best deals in town and get rewarded for making referrals. The idea is simple - you recommend business - you get cashback and rewards.

OTAKOYI created a system intended for two types of users - business owners and

customers. A business representative creates a company profile, builds a referral campaign (deciding when, how, and how much to reward the customers for their purchases, and advocates for their referrals), and goes through the rewards distribution process. Chepelos receives payment only after a customer makes a purchase. It means that a company pays for sales (not clicks or views or monthly fees).

As a consumer, a user can shop locally (looking for what is needed close to home), refer the businesses he trusts so others can also get great deals and experiences, and receive real cash when shopping locally and making referrals.

The created easy-to-use dashboard helps users to keep track of all current and previous campaigns and referrals. No more record-keeping is needed.

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ICO MARKET

Advertising platform with a novel approach for token sales (ICO/STO) that can instantly reach a mass of investors around the world.

ICO Market offers a real-time bidding system with plugins and a Content Management system that allows any website with relevant content and traffic to present the ICO/STO information in a clear way.

OTAKOYI’s role was crucial in helping our client to implement the marketplace for their

highly competitive product. OTAKOYI developed a full-stack design system for ICO market − complete functionality and impressively unique design representation.

We have taken into account our client’s experience and business model since the main business requirements of the project were easily accessible information, simplicity in design and laconic interface.

You can find more information on our website - https://otakoyi.com/cases/ico-market

and our Behance - https://www.behance.net/gallery/85957441/Icoinsmarket

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ENLEAD

An online learning platform that connects native-speaking teachers to ESL learners globally for a better learning experience.

Enlead is a UK based ed-tech startup and its online learning platform represents a fully functional and easily accessible online service for those who want to learn and practice English with native-speaking teachers; anywhere and anytime learning opportunities with only exclusive speaking

sessions.

The main business goal for the client was to implement a simple and effective visual imagery that would be easily perceived by everyone in the target audience. We also helped to design a corporate identity that the client could use for the website. The implementation of an intuitive user-centered design for each user type gave us a possibility to achieve much more effective interaction between the users.

Based on the achieved results, mentors are able to post information about regular courses or a set of flexible classes with the number of students in a class. Teachers can book preferred classes. Learners just choose a course they are interested in, subscribe, and pay online for the services. To proceed with a live lesson, one should log in to their personal profile on the platform or use a link, which is sent to an email address in advance.


You can find more information on our website - https://otakoyi.com/cases/enlead
 

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ROSHEN

Corporate website for one of the largest confectionery enterprises in Eastern Europe.

ROSHEN Confectionery Corporation ranks 27 in the Global Top-100 Candy Companies ranking. The main business function for the corporate website was to emphasize that ROSHEN is an absolute leader among the world’s largest confectionery manufacturers and produces confectionery products of the highest quality.

OTAKOYI developed a

well-structured interface for smooth navigation through the website and by its means we were able to significantly improve overall customer experience. The clear and convenient platform that helps to save users’ time on searching for the product line of ROSHEN or any important information on social projects or available production tours.


You can find more information on our website - https://otakoyi.com/cases/roshen
 

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CLASSDIG

Social-oriented education app aimed at facilitating all-round academic excellence.

The client’s goal was to create a platform for organizing the study process. The main point of the app has become the ability to create “classes” in virtual school for any subject including the following features: student list, attendance, behavior, grades, assignments, exams, events, files library, polls, reports,

announcements.

OTAKOYI designed an app that includes 4 user roles: School Admin, Teacher, Student and Parent with individual interface for each role. The first 3 roles have main part of the functionality, while the Parent role has only interface for observing child data. The users are able to communicate in groups, stories, and individual chats. 

As a social community, students are able to learn according to their pace with the teachers while parents are engaged in managing and monitoring their courses, assignments, exams, attendance, as well as a customizable grading system and a whole lot more. With the ClassDig app, users even get notifications in real time.

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TRAINMEDO

Equestrian sports platform where riders meet trainers for remote coaching in real time.

A key mission of TrainMeDo is to enable a greater choice of professional trainers for every rider by erasing a distance between them. OTAKOYI applied the latest technologies to bring this idea to life and foster the growth of the equestrian community.

This online training service can be used extensively by both riders and

coaches. What makes TrainMeDo a useful tool for riders is that they can get trained at their home barn with any trainer no matter what is the distance between them. It saves a lot of time and energy on travelling but still gives much better progress than self-taught riding. On the other hand, with TrainMeDo the coaches could feel more freedom and mobility to give lessons remotely from anywhere.
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CASTLES.TODAY

A mobile application aimed at making historical trips easy, accessible and entertaining.

The goal of the project was to create a simple and attractive interface and develop a comprehensible database of historical places of interest.

This app serves as an encyclopedia and your carry-on collection of thorough knowledge about castles. Here you’ll find loads of monumental buildings from all the corners of the world and

from every historical era. Every single piece of architecture is described in a clear, easy and attractive way. Descriptions are supplemented by abundant photo galleries which, at times, show the interior of castles. Moreover, in the app you will find all handy information about opening hours, the possibility of visiting certain places, or other attractions available on-site (e.g. festivals, tournaments or fairs.) Every castle has a “Localization” tab which, after being clicked on, will move you to Google Maps. This option makes the app to be a practical and useful tool for planning your journey.


 


 

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ESCAPE ROOM

A booking platform of the Israeli leading escape games company among organizations and business customers.

Escape Room is a new fun entertainment concept based on the classic “Room Escape Game” now popular in many countries around the globe. The visitors are locked in a mysterious room made to feel like the inside of a computer game where they are searching for clues and solving puzzles earning the way to freedom. Ranked

by TripAdvisor as ​one of the best ​escape games ​in Israel, our client has hosted hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers to date by using state-of-the-art technologies and breathtaking decorations.

OTAKOYI’s role was important in building a booking platform for the Escape Room. The visitors are able to check out all the available rooms and quests, choose one of the existing adventures and book it online. After that, a confirmation email will be sent requesting the visitors to ensure that the time of the game and the phone number are correct. The website contains all the necessary tools to book an amazing activity for the whole family or a corporate team.

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KM DESIGN LAB

A website for an architecture & interior design studio that complements their smart work style.

KM Design Lab is a project run by two young designers - Danylo Koshulynskyy and Karina Mayer. They create turnkey residential interior designs, starting from the project concept to its full realization. A professional construction team and streamlined supplies of materials and equipment allow them to implement ideas

exactly as they are intended, with maximum comfort for the client.

OTAKOYI’s main task was to create a digital space that would allow the client to present their services (interior design and architecture) and describe the process of work. The website also compiles an extensive portfolio of the projects launched. The prospect clients are able to look through all the available information and fill in the brief describing their dream interior.

 

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EXTRACELL

A website for a producer and supplier of natural ingredients for the food industry, health care, and animal feed.

Extracell Ingredients is a producer and supplier of natural ingredients located in Poland. The company offers natural yeast-based ingredients that meet the specific demands of modern customers – salt reduction, clean label solutions, MSG substitution and applications for additional challenges such as taste

and flavor improvement.

The main goal was to achieve a vivid and comprehensive digital representation of the business. OTAKOYI built an easy-to-navigate website that provides extensive information on the products and food ingredients solutions illustrated by bright large images. The customers get all the necessary information, individual support and technical advice that meet the requirements of today’s sophisticated food quality standards just by visiting a website and contacting the company’s representatives.

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Staff Augmentation for Software Product Development Company

"Their senior software engineers are skillful and can predict the possible risks."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Apr. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

OTAKOYI provides staff augmentation for a software development company. This includes UI/UX design, front- and backend development using React, Angular, Vue, Laravel, and more.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Clearwater, Florida
CTO, Software Product Development Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The team of developers delivers high-quality code from a cost-benefit perspective. OTAKOYI is organized and efficient, establishing clear timelines and a smooth workflow. The team goes above and beyond to deliver results in a timely manner.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the CTO of software development, and outsourcing company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire OTAKOYI?

OTAKOYI supports us in design and development enterprises on a regular basis. We have already delivered several projects in a range of industries, such as healthcare, fintech, agriculture, etc.

What were your goals for this project?

We were looking for a reliable partner to delegate some scope of the development work on a regular basis thus work with high-quality software engineers at a reasonable cost.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

OTAKOYI was recommended to us and after checking the company background and portfolio, we decided to initiate a partnership.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

OTAKOYI covers the development needs for which we have no resources inhouse. Those typically include UI/UX design, front-end and back-end development (applying React, Angular, Vue, Laravel, Node.js technologies).

They also provide consultations on full-cycle development projects applying their experience of business analysis and evaluation process. As a result, we manage to build a software development team possessing wide experience and various academic backgrounds.

What was the team composition?

We work directly with the sales and management departments as well as with the designers and developers.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?

This team is creating high-quality code equal to the best of the developers we’ve worked within the United States and Europe. In general, OTAKOYI delivers good results at a great price.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

We have communicated with the sales managers and several project managers so far. We interact with them on a regular basis to ensure the employees are satisfied with the level of engagement. They are good at Agile development and there are no troubles with outlining and completing milestones.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

They all have a strong technical background, even the junior developers. Their senior software engineers are skillful and can predict the possible risks. Moreover, the OTAKOYI team always testifies its statements by providing strong evidence and work logic following flexible business-oriented practices.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I suppose they can broaden their technical expertise by employing more developers with varied professional backgrounds and knowledge in order to cover more requests.

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

Web Design for Payment Platform

“For anyone who has a modest budget and a realistic timeframe, they’ll deliver a quality product.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Jan. 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

OTAKOYI designed and built the frontend of an online payment platform. Since that project was completed, they’ve provided additional design services for white papers and banner ads.

The Reviewer
 
1,001 - 5,000 Employees
 
Dublin, Ireland
Head of Marketing, Online Payment Platform
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

OTAKOYI delivers aesthetically pleasing and technically effective designs. Their team doesn’t rush, choosing to invest their time in creating quality deliverables. When it comes to project management, they’re flexible and always communicate clearly.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the head of marketing for an online payment platform.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

We wanted to build a new website and create new designs for our white papers.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They focused on frontend development for our new site. Since they created our white paper designs, we’ve also leaned on them to design and create banner ads for our site. It’s very easy to go to them to ask questions or for other design projects.

What is the team composition?

We communicated directly with a project manager who had a team of 5–8 people.

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

We’ve been working together for so long—I think someone recommended them to me.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent between $10,000–$12,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in January 2016 and our project is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Everybody thinks the website looks great. OTAKOYI always listens to our requests and delivers what we need. We’re always happy with the designs, both aesthetically and technically.

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint?

They’re always very responsive and stick to deadlines. They can’t give you a brand-new design overnight because good work takes time and they deliver good work. Their communication is always clear, and we normally contact them via email. However, they’re willing to use whatever platform is most convenient for the client.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They balance price, responsiveness, and quality very well. For anyone who has a modest budget and a realistic timeframe, they’ll deliver a quality product.  

Are there any areas they could improve?

Their concepts follow what we request very closely, but they could come up with a few crazier, more unique ideas once in a while.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Be clear in your instructions because it will help them deliver a better result in a timely manner.

5.0
Overall Score We’ve never had a problem with them.
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They’ve never missed a deadline, but they take their time because good design work isn’t instantaneous.
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    There may be cheaper organizations, but you pay for the quality of their work.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    In the end, they always get it right.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I regularly recommend them to other startups and scale-up companies.

Ongoing Development Partnership with B2B Packaging Company

“They’re a flexible and customer-oriented solution provider.”

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
3.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
2014 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

OTAKOYI has served as a long-time development partner to a B2B packaging company. They helped develop a web app for customers. Most recently, they implemented IoT devices for internal predictive maintenance.

The Reviewer
 
1001-10,000 Employees
 
Oleshky, Ukraine
Volodymyr Lisovskiy
IT Manager, Dunapack
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

OTAKOYI has played a substantial role in growing the packaging company’s system, both in Ukraine and Poland. Unlike other developers, OTAKOYI doesn’t resort to pushing what they know; instead, they remain open to new projects and ways of working. The team is flexible and accommodating.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the IT manager at Dunapak, a B2B packaging company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

I needed help with development so that our customers could find all of their information about online purchases.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

OTAKOYI carefully listened to what we needed, and they developed a web app for our customers from scratch. They use their own engine that they developed by themselves. 

The latest project was this year, during which we started implementing IoT devices. They’re developing a dashboard, which hasn’t been done in the Ukrainian market. They did this from the beginning. The product is for predictive maintenance inside of our company.

What is the team composition?

There are eight people. For each project, there’s a project manager from their side.

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

We did a Google search and a market investigation of who was available in the market. We gave different companies our technical requirements. They passed through the tender we had. 

In Ukraine, it’s a bit complicated to ask a developer not to push what they know, but to find something new. We discovered that OTAKOYI could cooperate in this way. We’re glad that we found them. They’re a flexible and customer-oriented solution provider.

How much have you invested with them?

My company has spent $50,000–$100,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in 2014, and the engagement is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We had a rollout of this project in Poland, and our client is starting to use this solution for their customers. We just made a copy of the existing environments and adapted it to our Poland plan. On the Ukrainian side of the market, we have more than 1,000 customers in this system. The system is growing.

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint?

Everything is good. I have two different project managers who I can easily speak with, and they deliver necessary information to the technicians. When I ask the project manager to do something, they’ll try to find time that day or the next. This hasn’t been my experience with most other companies. OTAKOYI is really flexible, and I’m really thankful for this service. We communicate via Skype, Webex, or TeamViewer.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They have good quality service.

Are there any areas they could improve?

We started from the beginning with the IoT project, and they didn’t have knowledge about market streams. I’d like them to develop themselves in areas other than main web development.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

They’re customer-oriented. I recommend contacting them.

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

Website Development for Web Design Agency's Clients

"The team at OTAKOYI proposes, interacts, and creates a good collaboration."

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Apr. 2018 - June 2019
Project summary: 

During an ongoing engagement, OTAKOYI assisted with several web development projects for internal use and as a third-party. They’ve worked with PHP, JavaScript, and WordPress.

The Reviewer
 
1 - 10 Employees
 
Brussels, Belgium
Owner, Web Design Agency
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

All parties are pleased with the work that OTAKOYI’s team has developed. Their flexibility complemented their professional management style. They’re collaborative, skilled, and communicative.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the owner of a web design agency in Belgium.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

I hired OTAKOYI for web development services.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

The team at OTAKOYI completed several small web projects and one larger one. One was a web to print platform that was for me. The others were for clients, but I handled all of the communication. Before sending the products to clients, I make sure everything is working well.

For the websites, we gave them the designs, and they made the wireframes. Some technologies used were PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Laravel, and WordPress.

What is the team composition?

I had two main points of contact, including Oksana (Project Manager, OTAKOYI).

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

A friend of mine had worked with them.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve invested $80,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We worked with OTAKOYI from April 2018 to June 2019.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Clients are satisfied. In development, quality can always be improved, but it’s a matter of cycling through the software at different times. They listen well to what’s needed but also think on their own. The team at OTAKOYI proposes, interacts, and creates a good collaboration.

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint?

Their project management style was very good. In the beginning, there was some miscommunication about deadlines, but once we put this on the table, it was handled properly. Since then, we had frequent communication via Skype and ActiveCollab.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I was impressed with their flexibility.

Are there any areas they could improve?

In the beginning, we had communication issues around deadlines.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

The team at OTAKOYI is full of good developers and think with the client. They’re getting bigger and better in what they do. I would recommend them to anyone.

4.0
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The cost is high, but they’re good people that need to be paid well.
  • 4.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

CRM Dev & Support for Digital Marketing Company

"Their team can find any solution for any kind of problem—their developers are smart and clever."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
July 2011 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

OTAKOYI developed a custom CRM for a digital marketing company. Their team also provides third-party development and design support for the business’ clients, creating and optimizing websites. 

The Reviewer
 
11 - 50 Employees
 
Lviv, Ukraine
Pavlo Lysy
CEO & Founder, Panem
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The software met expectations and is used daily by the business. The multiyear engagement proves OTAKOYI’s dedication to the work as they continue to be effective, smart, and skilled. As a partner, they’re responsive and available, delivering on each task assigned to them. 

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the CEO and founder of Panem, a digital marketing company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

We hired OTAKOYI to develop a custom CRM for us.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

OTAKOYI developed a custom CRM that we use for tracking customers, tracking keyword positions and the sales health of our website. It’s a web-based single-page application using Java. Their team enabled it to develop invoices and reporting. They also helped create an internal scanner that works to find issues. The system develops invoices and reporting.

On top of this, they’ve also created a lot of different websites for our customers. If our customers need their sites to be optimized, we also utilize OTAKOYI. They use PHP, Angular, and Java for the development and, if the customer needs it, they provide designers.

What is the team composition?

We work directly with senior developers on their team.

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

They found us 5–6 years ago and we did SEO for their website, promoting them in our local market. Afterward, we started to work with them.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent in the $250,000-$500,000 range. 

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in July 2011 and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

They built a good software for us and provide smart developers for the projects we assign them. We use the CRM they built for us daily. 

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint?

They dedicate good project managers to the projects. There are times where they work directly with our clients, but we also manage the processes if our customers prefer that. If we know it’ll take too much time for us to manage a project between OTAKOYI and our client, we let them manage it. 

We use Google Docs and Worksection. Their team works using Basecamp or Trello. We essentially work off of a to-do list in Google Spreadsheets, which is convenient for seeing any changes and updates.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their CTO is one of the most skilled developers we’ve come across. Their team can find any solution for any kind of problem—their developers are smart and clever. They react quickly if we need something. 

Are there any areas they could improve?

To make their service better, they could use more time and people. Sometimes, when we ask them for something, we have to wait a little while because they have another customer.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Start by working with simple tasks and you’ll see that OTAKOYI is working perfectly. Afterward, they could go forward with a more complicated project for you and provide a perfect final result.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    We also recommend them; they're a good company.

Multiple Websites for Marketing Agency's Clients

"They're quick learners who adapted easily to different needs that arose during a project."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Jun. 2015 - Apr. 2018
Project summary: 

OTAKOYI developed and/or designed multiple websites for a marketing agency.

The Reviewer
 
2 - 10 Employees
 
Los Angeles, California
Shlomie Singer
Former CEO, Branding & Marketing Agency
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Client feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. OTAKOYI’s ability to adapt to and communicate about project specifications were hallmarks of their work. While project management was occasionally hindered by assumptions, efficiency and quality of work generally won the day.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there. 

I'm the CEO and owner of a marketing agency. I do a lot of branding and growth projects, as well as graphic design and website development.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

I mostly needed help with website creation, development, and design.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

I hired OTAKOYI as my vendor for website projects. If a client hired me to create a website, I’d talk to the sales manager to go over the scope of work. We’d discuss the project requirements and the amount of time it should take. Then they would offer their own suggestions on how to move forward. We did about 4–5 projects together. They would provide website design or development. Depending on the project, they sometimes did both.

What is the team composition? 

Volodymyr (Sales Manager, OTAKOYI) was my main point of contact. During projects, they'd appoint a project manager and then a developer or developers. 

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

They happened to call me out of the blue right after a client approached me to build a website.  

How much have you invested with them?

I spent between $10,000–$25,000 for all total projects.

What is the status of this engagement? 

Work started in June 2015 and all projects were completed by April 2018.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Most of the websites turned out really well. One client had a difficult time operating their site, but I was satisfied with it. Another client was very satisfied with the site OTAKOYI did. It was high-functioning, robust, and super impressive. In general, I was happy with the results. 

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint? 

Communication was very fluid and easy. We used email, spreadsheets, and Jira. They were quick learners who adapted easily to different needs that arose during a project. They also provided excellent input. They're quick to iterate and always willing to go the extra step to accommodate a client. 

What did you find most impressive about them? 

They were adept at making adjustments and were able to move quickly. Sometimes I wanted them to move a bit faster, but I understand how development projects work. Overall, I think they did a really good job of managing the project. 

Are there any areas they could improve? 

There was one project where my client had to continuously tell us during development that their site wasn't optimized across different channels. It's something that I expected OTAKOYI to do automatically, but that wasn't the case. 

Do you have any advice for potential customers? 

Make sure you set expectations about the requirements in advance. They're easy to work with. I've worked with other developers and had a lot of headaches.

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

Dev & Design Team Augmentation for Web Dev Company

“They provide great service and have a real sense of ownership for the work that they do.”

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Feb. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

From prototyping and design to development, OTAKOYI builds multiple websites using WordPress and Yii PHP. As outsourced support, they engage directly with external clients.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Malmö, Sweden
Tobias Sturesson
CEO, Fervent
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

External clients are highly satisfied. OTAKOYI’s effective project management and communication have reduced the oversight burden on their client. They work hard to meet deadlines and resolve issues, taking ownership of the work.   

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the CEO of Fervent, a strategic web development agency. We serve clients mainly in the nonprofit sector in Sweden and develop primarily WordPress sites.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

We wanted to change our model to replace our own staff that was based in Ukraine with an outsourced partner that could communicate directly with our clients.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

OTAKOYI has developed a number of WordPress websites for us as well as some using the Yii PHP Framework. They’ve managed sites with several subsites and with custom integrations like payment gateways and administrative systems. For example, they’re currently working on a WordPress platform for which we did the initial strategy and first mockups and for which they did all the prototyping. They managed the full design process through multiple iterations and are now in development.

What is the team composition?

We work directly with a project manager. Beyond that, there are around four developers, two or three designers, and a QA person on our team.

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

We found them through Clutch. We interviewed about 10 companies and ultimately found OTAKOYI was the best choice for us. They had a good sense of what it means to serve customers and we needed a team that could be in direct contact with our customers. OTAKOYI responded to our requests and it was clear during our conversations that they understood what we were talking about. They demonstrated an interest in understanding us and our business. They also had a good level of English.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent around $50,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in February 2018 and it’s ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Clear and consistent communications with clients are extremely important to us—and they’ve handled it incredibly well. For example, on the project for which they worked through the whole prototyping and design process, the client is super excited about the work they’re doing.

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint?

Our project manager directs all of the communication with us and with our clients. They keep communication open and up to date with the clients and meet deadlines. When they’ve had a delay, they’ve made efforts to speed up so they can catch up with the project. They provide great service and have a real sense of ownership for the work that they do. We can trust the answers we get and the plans that they set.

Project management is one of their strengths. I have had to be less involved than when we had our in-house team. They run things smoothly and effectively with minimal efforts from my side while ensuring that the client is happy—it’s the best possible outcome.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Again, I think it’s their project management. When they started, they took over projects we had problems with. They jumped in, worked hard, and resolved the issues. They worked weekends if needed. They can understand how a Scandinavian company wants to communicate. The sense of ownership they exhibit is something I haven’t experienced before.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Even though they are great and better than any other Ukrainian company I’ve worked with when it comes to ownership, I think they can still improve because it’s one of the most crucial elements of any project. Their design and development work has been solid but the challenge for Ukrainian firms is staff turnover.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Be very clear from the beginning about what’s important to you and to your clients if you want them to be in direct contact. Be clear about what you want to get out of the relationship. If you haven’t worked with a Ukrainian firm before, given the cultural differences, it’s important to make sure nothing is taken for granted so that you’re on the same page.

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

Ongoing Modular Content Dev for Sports Platform

"Their team members are motivated and proficient in their technical skills."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
4.5
The Project
 
$200,000 to $999,999
 
Mar. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

OTAKOYI provides continuing development services to assist a product department. The team has worked with PHP, HTML, CSS, and other technologies. The engagement is ongoing.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Herzliya, Israel
Alex Reizer
Product Manager, Kadabra
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

All internal and external feedback has been positive. OTAKOYI’s skilled team is dedicated and hardworking. Their agility spurred continued engagement. Customers can expect a flexible and cooperative team while working with OTAKOYI.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the product manager at Kadabra, an online marketing company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

I was brought into the company to create a product department. There wasn’t a development team in-house, so I was responsible for finding an outsourced team to start work on our first product.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

OTAKOYI does ongoing web development for us. Their team uses PHP (Laravel), HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for a variety of projects. We build everything from scratch. It’s an opensource environment.

Their team built modular content management platforms based on WordPress, expanding it for our needs by adding data integrations through APIs. We’re using Lumen for API interactions. The sites are for different products. One has gone live, and we’re working on the second product now.

What is the team composition?

We worked with nine people from their company. There’s a Scrum master on their side who is helping manage day-to-day operations.

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

I was in touch with some companies based in Ukraine and Croatia. One of them mentioned OTAKOYI. We asked all the contacted companies to provide examples of their previous work. Our team focused on the performance aspect and concluded that the examples from OTAKOYI were the best suited. Their websites and apps were the highest performing, and their rates were affordable.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent between $250,000–$500,000. Their team is paid hourly.

What is the status of this engagement?

Our engagement began in February 2018, and it’s ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We’ve gotten positive feedback on the work OTAKOYI has done. Their team members are motivated and proficient in their technical skills. Through implementing our requests and creating a product, they helped me realize my vision.

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint?

The team at OTAKOYI is dedicated only to us, co-located in their own space. We’re in touch daily and travel to them once a month for about a week stay. The work isn’t driven by deadlines but by business value. We successfully implemented Agile methodology and the Scrum framework within their team, with support from OTAKOYI.​

​​​​​​What did you find most impressive about them?

I appreciate their flexibility and willingness to accommodate my requests. They’re also agile, changing their work process to supply a dedicated team and the opportunity to expand to more teams in the future.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Their team could’ve switched to an agile methodology on their own.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Before working with OTAKOYI, we spent a lot of time building a full project document. We should’ve started working with them as soon as we had the first few ideas. Their team could’ve participated in the planning of the specification document. I would recommend starting with a small cross-functional team working with Scrum, instead of waiting for a full spec to be ready.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    The work is in sprints, and they always deliver.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They provide excellent value for money.
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    A dedicated team provides quality work, with ongoing improvements.
  • 4.5 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I'd recommend them for any web development project.

CMS Web Dev for Ukrainian IVF Clinic

“They have a good reputation, are responsible, and do excellent project management.”

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

OTAKOYI built a website, integrating specific requested functionalities. They currently provide maintenance for the site, and plans are in the works for a mobile app project next year.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Lviv, Ukraine
Mariya Osnovina
Brand Manager, Intersono IVF Clinic
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Their web design is fantastic, and the site didn’t have any bugs. They’re communicative and strive to meet expectations. The new site has brought in lots of new organic traffic and looks good.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the brand manager at Intersono IVF Clinic, a large fertility center that provides international fertility patients with treatment services.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

We needed someone to develop our website.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

OTAKOYI developed our site, basing it on their own CMS. We discussed the technical functionalities the website needed to have, and then they did design, dev, and testing. One of the key tasks was for the site to show all the information about our activities to our international patients, letting them know of our products, advantages, and clinic descriptions. They also built the website for an international company that performs deliveries for the IVF market. They currently do maintenance and support for both sites, and we plan on partnering with them next year to build a mobile app.

What is the team composition?

My main points of contact were the project manager and web designers.

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

I found them online and received a referral from a friend.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent around €30,000 (approximately $34,100 USD).

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in February 2016, and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

They created a great web design. When the site first launched, there weren’t any bugs, and it still works well. It’s brought me a lot of organic traffic.

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint?

We mainly communicate through email, but we also use Skype to discuss tasks in real-time.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Web design is their biggest strength; that’s why I chose them.

Are there any areas they could improve?

They do good work and have been making incremental improvements.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

They have a good reputation, are responsible, and do excellent project management. I’m satisfied with their work, so others should definitely consider hiring them.

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

Multiple Web Developments for Software Development Firm

"[W]e’ve worked with them as one team with one objective."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
2015 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

OTAKOYI provides augmented development and interface design services to a software company. They work primarily on e-commerce websites using WordPress, PHP, and Magento. 

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Dubai, UAE
Waleed Kharma
Managing Director, Foxtrapp
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The team at OTAKOYI integrates seamlessly with internal resources and has become a valuable partner in determining best practices. Their user experience design skills have helped define meaningful user journeys, allowing for custom experiences based on relevant stakeholders. 

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the founder and managing director of Foxtrapp, which is a software development company based in Dubai.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with OTAKOYI?

We’ve worked with them in an outsourcing capacity. We kicked off the development of different projects for which we needed additional resources.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

OTAKOYI has built e-commerce platforms for us including custom WordPress, PHP, and Magento sites.

We’ve had multiple projects with them—around 10—and they’ve demonstrated a good understanding of business requirements during briefs. OTAKOYI takes on the full development process from A to Z using best practices and industry standards.

All our products have had some kind of analytics embedded in them, from simple websites to e-commerce platforms. However, the most important thing before developing any technology is defining business requirements, and we do this knowing who the stakeholders will be in order to develop the right user journey. I can do a great job of development and coding, but if the user journey is bad, there will be a problem. That's where OTAKOYI comes in.

How did you come to work with OTAKOYI?

We found them through networking in Ukraine, where they’re from. OTAKOYI came highly recommended so we tried them out for one job, where they performed well. We continued working with them and the relationship has been getting better and better. More importantly, there is a chemistry between our people and theirs, which has played an important role.

How much have you invested with them?

I don’t want to provide numbers, but we have been working extensively with them.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with OTAKOYI at least a 1½ years ago—at the end of 2015. The collaboration is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The success is based on the key performance indicators we set for the actual technology, and there are multiple factors which play a role. Overall, the quality is great, from following the process of execution down to the end products and timing.

How did OTAKOYI perform from a project management standpoint?

We work on concrete project plans and have a two-way collaboration. Delays usually come from our side but we work hand in hand to make sure all projects are delivered on time.

We’ve worked together using multiple tools including Slack and platforms for documentation and for checking code. OTAKOYI has done a good job in terms of project management.

What did you find most impressive about them?

OTAKOYI has a very good design team for user interfaces, which stands out as being a bit above average.

They have demonstrated very good expertise in the projects we’ve worked together on, especially in defining the user journey, designing the user interface based on best practices, and doing the programming needed depending on the language we choose.

More importantly, we feel that we’ve worked with them as one team with one objective, deeply analyzing requirements and the best approach for bringing a solution to life.

Are there any areas they could improve?

There are always areas of improvement in our business, but as long as we follow the process based on industry standards and best practices—which OTAKOYI has been doing quite well—we’ll be on the path to something good. This needs to be maintained and OTAKOYI has hired the right talent for it.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Service is all about communication around the day-to-day management of tasks in terms of time and quality. OTAKOYI was prompt in this regard.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I have recommended them.
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Business Entity
Status
Active
Jurisdiction of Formation
Ukraine
ID
42197570
Date of Formation
Jun 6, 2018
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