Remote web developers

We provide professional Angular.js, React.js and Node.js developers that will work remotely for your team on a full-time basis.

You will have to talk to our managers (though they are nice people!) only in the initial stages of the project: their role is to help you to find the right person for your project. Happy with a developer? We do not get in the way of your communication with them. Our web development professionals are glad to become a strong part of your business.

We have been working on a number of long-term projects, 10 months in average, passionate about interesting and challenging projects.

We are constantly learning and improving our knowledge, with our very special education system within the team. This way we are able to stay up to date with the most cutting-edge technologies and know how to use them. 
One of our primary goals is to provide the best possible solutions for the projects we are working on, and we have been successfully achieving this goal since 2015.
 
You can be sure that we will complete all the tasks and will provide long-term support if you need it.

 
$10,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2015
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Saint-Petersburg, Russia
headquarters
  • Soshace
    Bolshaya Monetnaya 16, Office 530, Business Centre, "Bolshaya Monetnaya 16"
    Saint-Petersburg 197101
    Russia

Portfolio

Key clients: 

Small and medium businesses, startups.

Unimed Living

Target

Our main goal was to develop media and communication platform

Results

We developed front-end with Less, HTML5 and any jQuery library. Also, we used Vagrant to configure environment of a virtual machine.

Technologies

jQuery, Less, Gulp, HTML5, CSS3

GradConnection

Target:

The goal was to develop new version of the GradConnection platform.GradConnection provides easy to use features that will help students and graduates to easily find employment opportunities.

Results:

Our developers finished front-end and back-end tasks reaching the milestone in February 2017. Now the new version of the platform is in production. Our developers used isomorphic React, that renders on the server and Redux as a middleware. Server-side has been developed with Node.js and Django (for the main server-logic).

Technologies:

React, Redux, WebPack, Express, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3

FurtiveLook

Target

The goal was to develop social media platform that helps people once met to find each other.

Results

We made front-end tasks with React/Redux, back-end has been developed with Meteor.

Technologies

React.js, Redux, Meteor, Less, WebPack, HTML5, CSS3

 

 

ConceptSauce

Target

The goal was to develop 3d online shop

Results

We build the front-end part for this Single Page App using Backbone and Typescript. Dust and Stylus were used for templates and styles. We are continuing the development process of this platform in 2017

Technologies

Backbone.js, Marionette, D3.js, C3.js, HTML5, CSS3

TrendAlytics

Target

Our goal was to develop complicated Node.js server and complete some tasks on a front-end using Angular and D3. Client wanted us to extract data from external APIs, make this data searchable and add custom filters.

Results

We have made it possible with AWS - several web workers, synced via SQS and Mongodb+Elasticsearch storage. It allowed us to replace existing API and to use custom filters, satisfying consumer needs.

Technologies

Angular, D3.js, Node.js, Express.js, ElasticSearch, Amazon Web Services

GradReady

Target

Was to develop modern React interfaces for GradReady project . It is a technology company that makes learning more engaging and efficient through Adaptive Learning technologies.

Results

Our team has developed custom interfaces for the GradReady project using React/Redux technologies.

Technologies

React.js, Redux, WebPack, Sass, HTML5, CSS3

PaperJet

Target

Our main goal was to develop the front-end part for online PDF editor. Also, we had worked with back-end feautures.

Results

We'd developed a front-end part for this web application. The main functionality is filling and signing online based documents on Ember (front-end), Express (back-end), Grunt and PDF.js for parsing and rendering PDFs.

Technologies

Ember.js, Express, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3

GradConnection Campus

Target

Was to develop new platform for GradConnection Campus service. It is a service which provides a feed of thousands of jobs for international students who have traditionally been harder to help achieve relevant employment outcomes after their studies.

Results

During the development process, our developers did front-end and back-end tasks. Stack we've used: PostgreSQL as DB, Python (Django + Django Rest Framework) for API. Node JS + React for server isomorphic Front-End, React, Redux.

Technologies

React.js, Redux, WebPack, Express.js, HTML5, CSS3

RHOS

Target

The main goal was to develop Online social network for musicians and artists which will help them to find sponsors and places for their performances

Results

We developed the server and client side. We used such technologies as Express / Node.js / Backbone / Grunt / Less / D3.js

Technologies

Express, Backbone.js, D3.js, HTML5, CSS3

Reviews

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Staff Augmentation for Online Marketplace

“We are completely happy with his work.”

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
n/a
Willing to refer: 
4.5
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Mar. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Soshace provided a developer to increase the number of staff. He works on PHP and JavaScript as a full-stack web developer. The relationship is ongoing.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
Russia
Project Architect, Online Marketplace
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Delivering high-quality work with minimal bugs, the developer is a strong asset. His strong capabilities in web development, expertise, and efficiency make him a desirable candidate for a long-term relationship.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We have an online marketplace. I’m managing a team of software developers that is responsible for building the UI of our web service.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

We are always looking for new candidates. We have a big team of software engineers, and we are constantly hiring. We exhausted all our usual hiring channels, and we are looking for some alternatives. We approached Soshace and another agency to hire additional permanent workforce members.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They’re willing to offer us a developer that can work with our team and be a part of our team. The developer was originally a member of Soshace, but now he is working with us. We have an agreement that if he works for us for a prolonged period of time and everything goes well, we will take this developer from Soshace and he will become a part of our team.

He is proficient with both PHP and JavaScript and all the things you need to know to perform efficiently as a full-stack web developer. This includes JavaScript frameworks, deployment, Jenkins, and whatever else. He has many years of experience, and he’s very efficient in the tasks that we want him to do.

He has done some new features from scratch from backend to frontend to user interaction. He’s compliant with our company practices and requirements that he needs to finish his features.

What is the team dynamic?

I have worked only with the developer that we are using from Soshace. We are considering that maybe we will hire more developers from Soshace for other teams.

Infrequently, I interact with a person named Ivan Rastvorov who is project manager for our communication with the developer.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

They applied to our job listing on Upwork. They responded as an agency offering one of their developers to take up the task.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with them in March 2017. The developer is still part of our team. We hope he will work with us for years to come.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We are completely happy with his work. In comparison to most of the developers I have come across, his quality is good. His work is not completely bug-free, but bugs have never made it to production; they were all resolved before that.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint?

They are completely absent in this interaction because they gave us a developer and we integrated that developer into our team. He works remotely, and we communicate through Upwork.

What did you find most impressive about them?

His dedication and his talents in delivering everything on time are impressive.

Are there any areas they could improve?

I think he could benefit greatly if he voiced his opinions more. Sometimes he doesn’t speak up about problems or opportunities for improvements that he sees. If he would be more vocal, it would be better.

4.0
Overall Score He’s very good, but he could be more vocal.
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    There were some hiccups in the process, but the developer was consistent in keeping contact.
  • N/A Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    He is a very good developer. I have very little concern about the quality of his work.
  • 4.5 NPS
    Willing to refer
    It’s hard to find a good developer. Soshace has some good developers.

Software Dev Assistance for Digital Oilfield Software Platform

"The code is reliable and functional. All of the requirements in the defined scope were fulfilled."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
June 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Soshace provided human resources to help develop software more quickly. They assisted with frontend and backend development, ADI, database, and with the interface for an app.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Norway
CTO, Software Platform
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The developer produces beyond expectations, providing a broad range of skills and talent. Highly engaged and driven, he helps make the team more prolific. Fulfilling all requirements detailed in the scope and working toward further professional development, Soshace delivers an excellent partnership.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We’re a software company creating software for offshore oil and gas well planning. It’s software dominated by a graphical workflow, digitizing a manual process. I’m the CTO.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

We needed more resources in order to develop faster. We needed more manpower.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

It’s not one complex problem or something that we’re not able to do ourselves. They’re helping us with frontend and backend development using React, React-D3, Node.js, and Mongoose. They provided us with additional manpower for ADI and the database.

They are also helping us with the interface for our geological app. We’re trying to illustrate using charts that geological data and different types of data will pass, etc. It’s touching on all aspects of the frontend and parts of the backend. At least half of the app is in a separate module. The server is the API, whatever is interacting with the database and whatever is exposing endpoints for the frontend. It’s API default, creating, rating, updating, deleting, and logic.

What is the team dynamic?

I interact with 1 great developer who works remotely in Russia.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

We posted on LinkedIn that we needed a developer. Initially, our thought was to hire locally. They approached us, and we decided to work with them. We worked with them through Upwork.

How much have you invested with them?

We have invested $10,000–$49,999.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in June 2017, and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The developer we’re working with is very good. He’s producing more than he’s paid to do. He’s made us more productive. The code is reliable and functional. All of the requirements in the defined scope were fulfilled.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint?

I work closely with the consultant. We have meetings every day and talk frequently. We’ve had a good collaboration. They send me an email once in a while with administrative questions, but 99.9% of my communication with the company is through the daily workflow with the consultant. We communicate through Slack and Jira.

What did you find most impressive about them?

The developer is doing more than he’s paid to do. He’s very interested in what he’s doing and is motivated. He’s keeping himself updated on new technologies and trends, which is very important for us being in this industry.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No. The developer has been 100%.

5.0
Overall Score We were assigned a consultant and our communication is through him, which is fine. I don’t want to spend time dealing with administrative details.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    We don’t have any rigid deadlines other than continuous development. It’s met our needs.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The developer is very good.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    The developer that we have is very motivated. We’re really happy.
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    The developer we’re working with is unique. It’s very dependent on who you get as a developer. We were lucky. He’s young, motivated, and engaged.

Software Dev for Technical Support Company

"If they say they’re going to do something, they do it."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
July 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Soshace provided ReactJS Core development expertise to add more features and extend functionalities to an existing dashboard product. The team also improved the product’s security authentication.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
San Jose, California
Krishna Raja
Founder & CEO, SupportLogic
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Soshace was professional and reliable, operating as an extended employee rather than a contractor. The team successfully translated complex ideas and accurately improvised as needed when specifications were incomplete. They also communicated well and regularly despite a language barrier.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the founder of Support Logic. We’re a small startup company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

We needed somebody proficient in ReactJS Core development. With the budget we had, it was difficult to find a partner in the U.S.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We had an existing dashboard product and we wanted to add more features to it. Soshace understood the existing source code and the extended functionalities and features that we wanted. We had to build a middle layer for our product. Soshace build and extend the function into the middle of that layer. They also tightened up security authentication of our product.

We don’t really have a fast approach for our product development. We do a Kanban style of developing. We would write stories for them and then we have a task load and prioritize the stories in order. They pick them up and start executing from all the story list. The features were given on a day to day basis.

What is the team dynamic?

We hired one developer to start with and then we hired one more developer for three months. At this point, we are back to one.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

I put a job posting on Upwork and I got responses from multiple companies. I selected Soshace because the sample work they listed out looked good. The skill set I was looking for was a good match. I interviewed them and gave them markups of what I already had. I showed them the demo of my product and asked them about more technical questions and how they can implement it. I got satisfactory answers and went with them.

One of the key elements we were looking for is being able to communicate complex ideas to our vendors. We want to make sure they understand them, implement them correctly, and then use their judgment when the specs are not complete. We’re looking for somebody who can work the task like an extended employee and not as a contractor who is looking for a tight spec, and also can improvise when the specs are incomplete. That was a very good match with them.

How much have you invested with them?

We have invested $50,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in July 2017 and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

I’ve worked with contractors in the past and professionalism was lacking especially in the Russian region. They were very reliable for us. If they say they’re going to do something, they do it. If I missed anything, they almost always did it.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint?

Project management was done by us. We had a task board where we would write things and they would follow them. Even though there’s a language barrier, it was easy to communicate with them about the technical specs. If I had detailed marks in the specs, he would understand it and we would regularly communicate. If something was missing, he would ask the right questions. Sometimes he would make the improvisation by himself and let us know that we didn’t provide him with the details and would show us what he came up with. Most of the time, he got it right. We were very happy with them because it made us feel like he’s an extended employee and not a contractor.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They’re extremely professional. If I set a meeting, they are very punctual. Communication was extremely clear.

Are there any areas they could improve?

My impression of this company is mostly based on one employee of their organization. I don’t know how the overall team performs. I hired one other person from them temporarily and he was good but not as good as our main person.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They’ve been really good.
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Collaboratation Platform Dev

"The app is beautiful and has very fast functionalities, which were the most important things for us."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Feb. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Soshace is developing a website and app to help YouTubers co-promote each other on social media. Core functionalities include user profiles, posting collaboration proposals, a notifications dashboard, and chat.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Malmö, Sweden
Ali Alfredji
COO, My Social
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Soshace’s deliverables are fast, functional, and high-quality. The team collaborated very well, optimizing meetings to glean the most information about what was asked of them. Someone on the team is always available. They have a deep bed of expertise and make valuable suggestions for the product.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We provide a collaboration platform for YouTube creators. Our product connects them with each other and integrates with their channels, allowing small YouTubers to grow together. They promote each other on their own channels or Instagram to get bigger on social media. I am the COO of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

We needed to build our product.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Soshace developed our platform from scratch using ReactJS. We are using one full-time developer from their team.

The main functionality is posting collaboration proposals which include descriptions of what the user wants to do. Others can offer to participate, and the starter will receive a notification allowing them to accept or not. Clicking on Participate will take users to a chat in order to contact their new collaborator. Users have their own profiles, and there is a notifications dashboard for participation and chat requests.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

We posted on Upwork, looking for a developer who could build our web platform. Soshace had the highest recommendations and the best reviews out of all the proposals we received. They also seemed to have the most experience with ReactJS development out of the five other companies we reviewed. We talked to them and started working together.

How much have you invested with Soshace?

The cost of Soshace’s work has been above $50,000 and less than $200,000. We have an hourly agreement.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Soshace February 13th, 2017. It’s ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The app is beautiful and has very fast functionalities, which were the most important things for us. We didn’t identify too many bugs with the first version, and not too many fixes overall.

Users have given us feedback about the personal information we provide to others on the platform. Everyone liked it in general. There were no other tools of this kind for YouTubers to collaborate on. They needed to go to forums or to Facebook groups for this purpose, but we offer a place where they can come together as a community, build a network and become larger on YouTube and other social media.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint?

We had an initial discussion over the platform’s functionality and presented a Word document to Soshace. We also communicated on Trello, where we uploaded all the tasks. We added each other on Skype, had a meeting discussing how those functionalities would be developed, and addressing any questions their team had. We continued to talk on Skype, and, if we needed to set up a meeting around new functionalities, Soshace was there for us. Our group chat includes their project manger and the developers themselves. If the developers aren’t answering, the project manager always will. They were flexible and responsive in their communication.

What did you find most impressive about Soshace?

The product that Soshace has built stands out. We built other platforms using different teams, and it didn’t go that well. Soshace’s team can add features or make recommendations to us about items we hadn’t thought about. This is something we like.

The main structure of the app was built very well. I’m not a coder myself, but our main internal developer confirmed that Soshace’s code was good-quality.

Are there any areas Soshace could improve?

Not that I can think of.

What tips or recommendations could you share that might increase the likelihood of success with Soshace?

I would recommend Soshace to anyone looking to develop on ReactJS. They create good apps and answer questions fast.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They said that the first version of the project would be finished in two months, and it was.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    I don’t know what Soshace’s value is, but our developer told us that the first version of our platform would cost $100,000, and that’s what we paid.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Soshace writes good code, and they’ve helped us with everything we needed.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Soshace has done a great job, both in terms of development and support.

Web Application Development for Home Improvement Startup

"I really believe that they are highly trained, very skilled, very professional, and committed to being a high-quality team."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Nov. 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Soshace launched a new web application for a home improvement startup. They were responsible for web development on multiple technologies.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 employees
 
Los Angeles Area
Founder, Home Improvement Startup
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Soshace produced a robust and interactive web application. They are highly skilled and proactive with suggestions to improve the client's product.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I am the founder and CEO of a startup company focused on home improvements.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

I collaborated with Soshace to launch a solid web application.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Soshace worked on doing responsive web development. I developed the requirements, developed the design, and collaborated with their two developers—one on front-end and one on backend. We used a full stack with them using and Meteor.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

I had multiple interviews with different agencies over Google Hangouts. Through discussions and seeing their previous work, that is where I got the confidence to work with Soshace.

How much have you invested with Soshace?

We have spent over $50,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together November 1, and this is an ongoing project.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Their quality is very good, meaning I rarely find any bugs in the code. When they deliver, they talk the talk and walk the walk. There were certain things they identified as not ideal and proposed better solutions to implement. I appreciate their recommendations and how they collaborate with us.  

The other thing is that even though they are on the other side of the country, they accommodate our meeting schedule which makes it a lot easier for my team to engage with them.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint?

I really believe that they are highly trained, very skilled, very professional, and committed to being a high-quality team. The people I worked with are quite good in communicating, so there is no barrier. Their developers work well together and are straightforward.

What did you find most impressive about Soshace?

I am impressed with how they take constructive feedback. They are not defensive about it. They are very collaborative and eager to do the right thing. They focus on quality, which I appreciate, versus some of the development teams who focus just getting something out the door, deliver suboptimal results, discover many bugs in the code, and then end up frustrated. They also care about time, which is very much aligned with my objective.

Are there any areas Soshace could improve?

I cannot think of any.

What tips or recommendations could you share that might increase the likelihood of success with Soshace?

You need to have clearly defined ideas or requirements. They do have a lot of good suggestions, and a different perspective of bringing better results to a project so collaborate with them and seek out their recommendations.

5.0
Overall Score They are great.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    I have worked with development teams from other countries, and Soshace is stellar in comparison. I anticipated spending a day looking at bugs, documenting the bugs, and issuing tickets.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I stand behind them and would definitely refer them to everyone I work with.

Software Development for Booking Management Startup

"We reach a new milestone every week, and I know that Soshace is working more hours than what is on our schedule."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Sep. 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Soshace built a custom booking system for the entertainment industry to manage events and bookings and supplier relations.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 employees
 
Dublin, Ireland Area
Managing Director, Booking Management Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Soshace developed a highly effective custom system with strong search abilities. Soshace works more hours than are on the contract and always hit deadlines and responds to client questions 24 hours a day.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We are a management company for bands. I am the owner of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

We've recently branched out to licensing our in-house booking software. In doing so, we've redeveloped the software, also integrating an online search engine into it. This is where Soshace came in.

Our primary market is entertainment. We predominantly service the corporate events, festivals, and weddings industry. The platform itself is generic, but our main initial target will be wedding suppliers. We are looking to offer the booking software for free; it being connected to the search engine, we're going to charge a small price for the connection being made between suppliers and new customers. Every time they appear on results and make a connection with a new customer, a minuscule fee comes off of their balance. We're essentially trying to change the way in which service providers and customers connect, similarly to platforms like Airbnb.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

A different external company handled our design. We've used a prototyping software in order to develop an initial version. We approached Soshace with a functioning prototype and asked them to develop the front-end of the product. We have our own backend person for controlling the database structure.

A member of Soshace, in particular, became quite involved in the development of our product, essentially taking ownership of it. He was dealing directly with our backend specialist in Spain, and made some significant suggestions, changing some of the processes within the booking management system. They were massive improvements which the company we hired specifically for UI didn't spot. Soshace's resource was an incredible part of our project.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

We shortlisted a few companies from Upwork, giving each one a test. We had built out our prototype using Material Design, and I wanted to make sure that I found someone with experience and understanding of how it works. A year ago, when we were looking for a partner, this wasn't especially easy to find, given that Google's Material Design had only been out for 9-10 months. We could tell that Soshace had an understanding of the suite when we started communicating with them. Soshace came out on top during the testing phase. Because the developer who took part in the test became unavailable, we gave Soshace a second test, and the new person also performed well. We were actually impressed with the company in general. Soshace seemed to have a solid network of people who communicated well, even amongst themselves.

How much have you invested with Soshace?

We have a cap of $100,000, but the total cost is looking to be closer to $80,000. Because Soshace is based in Moscow, their rates are significantly better than European ones.

What is the status of this engagement?

We have been working with Soshace for approximately 3 months. I estimate that we have another 3 months of work to go.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

I've had many disappointing experiences in the past, using different companies and developers. This has made finding a good company like Soshace so much more satisfying. We've only shown the product to a minor investor, who was impressed.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint?

We estimate that the project will take around 6 months to complete, but we're actually about 80% done so far. The platform is simply so big that the testing will take much longer than anticipated. We use Teamwork.com as a project management tool.

I'm based in Ireland, while Soshace is in Moscow. No matter what the time of day is, if I send a message, I will get a response straight away. This tells me that Soshace goes above-and-beyond.

What did you find most impressive about Soshace?

We reach a new milestone every week, and I know that Soshace is working more hours than what is on our schedule. The UK companies I've worked with are completely on the clock. If something isn't finished by the end of the allotted hours, then it's tough luck.

Are there any areas Soshace could improve?

I can't really say anything negative about Soshace.

What tips or recommendations could you share that might increase the likelihood of success with Soshace?

I advise clients to book Soshace. I've gone through 5 different front-end developers over the past 2 years. They all had good skills, but still, they let me down at some stage of the process. In 3 months, Soshace has done what others took 6 months to a year to do, at significantly less cost.

5.0
Overall Score I can't say enough good things about Soshace. I'm not trying to sell them, but I have to give credit where credit is due.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    I know that Soshace worked extra hours in order to meet very hard deadlines.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Cost has been the best thing about the whole collaboration.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Soshace always seemed to deliver better results than the prototypes we give them, which means that they're putting their own thoughts and knowledge into the work.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I wouldn't want Soshace to work for anyone else, though.

Script Development for Marketing Agency

"Soshace is a very professional company, and whenever they told us that they understood a requirement, they actually did, instead of saying yes to everything."

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

Soshace is working with a marketing agency to develop a script on jQuery and JavaScript with the goal of moving products into a database.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 employees
 
Miami, Florida Area
QA Engineer, Marketing Agency
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Soshace is praised for coding with very little bugs, delivering on time, and sticking to budgets. Soshace is recommended for custom development initiatives.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We're a marketing agency. I'm a software developer and quality assurance engineer for the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

The challenge was to take information from one of our products and send it to our database.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Soshace developed our solution using jQuery and JavaScript. We worked with only one of their developers at any given time. I also kept in touch with Soshace's owner and manager.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

We found Soshace through Upwork. We went through an interview and inquired about the skillsets which we needed.

How much have you invested with Soshace?

It was less than $10,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Soshace at the beginning of 2016. Our project is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We have been satisfied with the work done by Soshace, and it has been mostly bug-free. We use the data from our system for internal modules, so I don't have any metrics.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint?

Soshace delivered the work in time, and stuck to the budget. We communicated through Skype and email.

What did you find most impressive about Soshace?

Soshace is a very professional company, and whenever they told us that they understood a requirement, they actually did, instead of saying yes to everything.

Are there any areas Soshace could improve?

No. Soshace has been pretty good.

What tips or recommendations could you share that might increase the likelihood of success with Soshace?

No.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Soshace is more expensive than average.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Development for French Social Media Startup

"They did a great job, providing all of the features we needed in a timely manner. Soshace was responsive and professional."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Mart 2016 – June 2016
Project summary: 

Soshace is partnering with a French social media startup to develop the firm's English-language advertisements to grow the user base in Anglophone nations.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 employees
 
France
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Soshace is commended for their ability to be responsive and professional while following project plans and deadlines.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We are a web start-up built around social networking. We’re located in Grenoble, France and have about ten people working on various projects. My role on the current project was to provide technical documentation to the developer and to provide project management, bringing our stakeholders’ objectives to life.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

The main business challenge on this project was to make a well-built first version of the app in a short time period, and then evaluate the responses of our users. Once we have developed a marketing strategy and the number of our users grows, we will then implement new features and monetize the project.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

The goal of the project is to help people find each other. Working through Facebook and Google+ and using Google maps, our users will write their ads or search other users’ adds, then message each other. Our target market is Europe and English speaking countries.

Soshace performed all the development work and support during the first two months of the project; we provided the designs.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

We needed experienced full-stack web developers for this project. We found Soshace on Upwork and decided to work with them because their team writes quality code, their price is competitive, and they are responsive. Their developers have very high ratings on Upwork, and they clearly had the required experience.

What is the status of this engagement?

The overall project duration was about three months, maybe a bit more.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

They did a great job, providing all of the features we needed in a timely manner. Soshace was responsive and professional. We are a young and growing startup and have not yet begun to monetize the system, so we don’t have any hard data as yet. As project manager, however, I can tell that the stakeholders are happy with the results so far.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint? 

They covered the agreed scope and deliverables in the agreed schedule and were on budget.

What did you find most impressive about Soshace?

They are working mostly with JavaScript and its frameworks. They know all the best practices and know how to implement them. They work fast and plan their work process to reach their goals on time. Soshace is definitely a great JavaScript specialist.

Are there any areas Soshace could improve?

Since we had no problems during the process, the answer is no.

5.0
Overall Score Very happy with their work.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They are very flexible.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Very affordable.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    They provide clean and quality code that works as was conceived.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Sure, if some of my colleagues will need a web specialist, I’ll recommend Soshace.

Web Development for GradConnection Platform

"We were very happy with the services rendered by Soshace. Work was delivered on time and done professionally."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
January 2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Soshace was engaged by GradConnection to develop the web platform with the goal of connecting employers and international university students for rewarding internship opportunities.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 employees
 
South Africa
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Soshace is praised by the client for great code quality, strong project management, and trustworthy performance. Soshace is recommended for any tough development initiative.

BACKGROUND

We connect student graduates to employers who are recruiting international and/or national students in South Africa.

I am the Team Leader of the Development team.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

We needed to develop a software solution for connecting student graduates with employers using React, Django, and RESTFUL API Stack components.

The system will connect new graduates with employers who are seeking internship candidates. Our system allows employers to list various job opportunities targeting international students about to graduate from universities, and allows student application processing through the system as well.

SOLUTION

We selected the service provider from Upwork.com, based on their ratings and performance from previous clients of theirs.

We outsourced various pieces of the project to Soshace over a period of 8 months and managed this via our GitHub issue tracker and Slack chat interface. We were in constant contact with the project manager via Skype meetings. Communication is quite easy and streamlined when you work with Soshace.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

We were very happy with the services rendered by Soshace. Work was delivered on time and done professionally. They work very efficiently and produce high quality code. They have never let my team down and my entire staff trusts them.

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

Platform Development for U.K. Retail Technology

"They know if we say we need this feature, it's rare we even have to spec the UI."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Aug. 2015 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Soshace is assisting in the development of a 3-D activity surveying platform for packaging research. They provide development for both the 3-D side and the frontend UI.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
United Kingdom
Owner & CEO, UK Retail Platform
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Soshace consistently delivers quality code that adheres with existing development guidelines and code bases. They are flexible, accommodating, and work well with little oversight. The team has a clear understanding of the specification requirements and expectations and can be trusted to meet them.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your organization.

We developed a 3-D activity surveying platform. It's mostly useful packaging research. We built three virtual environments online of supermarkets or packaging setups on shelves. Consumers are presented with these setups, and they then interact with these objects – 3-D objects or images – a virtual shopping experience. Clients use that to test different packaging concepts.

What is your position?

I am the owner and CEO.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What business challenge were you trying to address with Soshace?

From our side, we're trying to develop the platform that's not just about packaging research, but becomes more of a platform for building interactive 3-D experiences. 

SOLUTION

Please describe the scope of their involvement in detail.

We need to find good developers to work with us, whether it's the 3-D side or the more front-end side, the platform part of it, where users interact and are soaking up these environments or experiences. That's where we used Soshace.

How did you come to work with Soshace?

It was through Upwork or Elance.

 Could you provide a sense of the size of this initiative in financial terms?

About $4,000 a month so nearly $50,000 total spend.

What is the status of this engagement?

We've worked with them for about a year now [as of August 2016]. We're looking to expand [the engagement], but it all depends on how the business and client base perform.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Have you been satisfied with their work?

I think what you need to be mindful of is you always have developers you need to handhold all the time. 

Could you share any statistics or metrics are you hoping to drive?

Initially, when we first started, there was scrutiny of the code because we don't know them and what they were going to be like. They don't screw up our system, we needed to make sure they were doing things according to our developing guidelines and code base. Then, after two or three months, we had the confidence they weren't doing things wrong. We just gave them free reign. It's always on point, so we don't need to check the code.

How did Soshace perform from a project management standpoint?

Soshace is always on point, and they're very understanding and flexible. Also, you never need to overmanage or micromanage. You don't need to overspec everything. There's peace of mind in there. It's great to have.

What distinguishes Soshace from other providers?

With these guys, they know if we say we need this feature, it's rare we even have to spec the UI [user interface]. They know the expectation from us and just do it. It's very rare that there is a problem.

Is there anything Soshace could have improved or done differently?

Not really. I have nothing bad to say.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They're willing to oscillate. We've asked them to work on the weekend when time was critical; they were willing to do that.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    When we've reviewed their code, very rarely have there been any problems.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    As long as it doesn't affect my business, then yes.