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We help Startups & Businesses to Develop their Mobile & Web Digital Solutions - building them from scratch or extending the In-House Product Team remotely with our experience.

 
$10,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2016
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React Native App Dev for Health & Nutrition Company

"I will certainly engage with this company again for any mobile app needs that we have in the future."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Jan. - Mar. 2020
Project summary: 

Stormotion was responsible for streamlining the performance — and look and feel — of a German nutrition company's app. The team worked to ensure device-compatibility and product scalability.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Hamburg, Germany
Product Lead, Health & Nutrition Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Stormotion effectively implemented the desired UX/UI changes. The account manager and developer were both easy to work with and great at following up. The team demonstrated in-depth industry knowledge. Thanks to the quality and ease of their work, they've secured potential future collaboration.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

E.g., I am the product lead at a nutrition and health company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. Our company has about 15 employees and we serve customers in german speaking countries so far.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Stormotion?

We launched our React Native App in Jan 2020 and needed help with optimizing the performance and sexyness of our App. Stormotion took over a couple of UX-focused tasks.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to improved the user experience of the mobile app and start converting its UI to being top notch.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We screened a couple of external agencies according to our needs and finally invited Stormotion to make a small test task. This was going very well, especially the expertise and communication of the team was on a high level, thus we decided to go ahead with a bigger task, which they implemented afterwards.

Describe the project in detail.

The bigger task that Stormotion completed was the overhaul of our dynamic slide-up in the app, which is used on lots of different places. The slide-up height needed to be dynamically based on the content height + if the height would exceed the device height it needed to be scrollable.

Besides this task Stormotion gave us a lot of advise and guidance regarding converting our Backend and React Native architecture and setup towards a more scalable one.

What was the team composition?

Stormotion assigned a frontend developer to the project, who was guided by the CTO of Stormotion. We were communicating very smoothly over Slack whereas both the frontend developer and CTO participated from Stormotion side.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

The desired UI change was delivered on point after a couple of small testing and iteration rounds.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

The CTO and frontend developer that we were assigned was easy to communicate with and provided us frequent updates. We connected via Slack nearly every day. Overall, I was impressed by the timeliness of the team. We received ample warning if a deadline wasn't going to be met, which only happened once.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

We were blown away by the knowledge that Stormotion had about modern mobile app development and optimization. We learned much more than we thought possible, and we appreciated that they were patient and thoughtful while we came up to speed.

We have worked with other agencies for different areas of the company, but this was a particularly collaborative and positive experience. I will certainly engage with this company again for any mobile app needs that we have in the future.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Stormotion is fully focused on top notch app frontend, which is generally fine, but in some cases like ours its needs to be connected to some legacy backend for short term. This means we have to build an effective bridge between backend and frontend, which is tough sometimes.

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

Android App Dev for Empowerment Network

“They were a delight to work with. And they delivered the product we wanted.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Feb. - May 2019
Project summary: 

Stormotion developed an Android version of an existing iOS app. After analyzing in-house software, they translated it into React Native and designed an Android UI. Testing and implementation followed.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
San Francisco, California
David Lesser
CEO, Self Emergence LLC
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Potential customers have grown immensely thanks to the app’s entrance into the Android market. Stormotion fostered an enjoyable work atmosphere and focused on delivering a bug-free solution. Their timely communication was particularly noteworthy.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I'm the CEO of Self Emergence LLC, a leadership development community that empowers everyone to create their own personal network of support. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Stormotion?

Android version of IOS app. 

What were your goals for this project?

An app that works as well on Android as it already does on IOS.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

After the interviews and quote, Stormotion had the most effective approach to the long term future of the app, all at a reasonable price and timeframe.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

Analyzed our software, transferred to React Native, designed an Android UI, and tested and implemented the new app.

What was the team composition?

Team leader and two engineers. 

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We can now offer our work to companies and individuals without being restricted to iPhone/iPad users only.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

We used Slack, and Roman, one of the founders, connected with us by video conference at key milestones.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

They were a delight to work with. And they delivered the product we wanted. There was a remarkable lack of bugs.

Are there any areas for improvement?

No. 

5.0
Overall Score Great to work with them!
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They kept their word.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Cost was exactly as quoted.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Everything works great
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    Absolutely.

Android MVP for Business Travel App

“They integrated well with our existing agile processes.”

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Nov. 2017 - June 2018
Project summary: 

Based on an existing hybrid app, Stormotion created a native version for Android using Kotlin. They were also responsible for setting up CI/CD platforms and supervising an external QA team.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Hamburg, Germany
Pepijn Schoen
CTO, Voya GmbH
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Stormotion delivered a stable, responsive, and attractive app. They collaborated seamlessly with internal staff and adhered to agile processes. Despite a limited budget, the team was highly accommodating and scalable.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I'm the CTO of Voya, a chat-based business travel service that uses the latest AI technologies. Our product allows users to book and manage travel arrangements within seconds by sending a simple text message.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Stormotion?

Our existing Android application was not in line with our current design, as it was built with a hybrid JavaScript framework. New features had to be synchronized between platforms, which made them harder to develop.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to develop a refreshed native app that closely matched the functionality of the old app.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We tried hiring in-house engineers but didn't manage it fast enough, so we decided to outsource. After comparing Stormotion with two other vendors and several freelancers, the fact that someone could vouch for their quality helped us make the decision.

Describe the project in detail.

After we provided designs, Stormotion took over the development of the native Android application in Kotlin. They were also responsible for QA through a subcontractor and the initial set up of continuous integration/continuous delivery platforms.

What was the team composition?

Their project manager and developer joined our Scrum teams.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We successfully launched the MVP to the Play Store. The app is a significant improvement in terms of responsiveness and appearance.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

They integrated well with our existing agile processes.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

When our budget was tight, Stormotion put the project on hold. They were highly flexible and resumed working on it with the same energy.

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

App Development for Health Startup

“They understand what it takes to be a great service provider, prioritizing our success over money.”

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

Through a series of ticketing cycles, Stormotion helped build small applications for a health startup, working through each phase from conception to release. They’re currently testing the products.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Berlin, Germany
Product Manager, HUMANOO
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Overall, Stormotion continues to deliver high-quality services. They’re a fun team to work with, showing a consistent level of engagement and commitment. They meet deadlines, communicate responsively, and take responsibility for their work.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the product manager at a health startup based in Berlin. Our core product is a digital workplace health promotion platform, but we also do other small side projects.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Stormotion?

Our internal development team needs to allocate all of their time to our core product, so we outsource our development needs for the small side projects.

What were your goals for this project?

We needed a vendor to build applications from the ground up, handling each phase from ideation to release.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

After a global search and some discussions with colleagues, we landed on Stormotion.

Describe the project in detail.

We provided their team with basic ideas and some UI designs. Based on that information, they started building the smaller applications. We share tickets for each task, and they provide estimates. Once we approve, they complete the task. We’ve finished most of the builds, and we’re currently testing the products.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

We don’t have any concrete results because we’re still testing the products, but I’m happy with the quality of their services.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

I enjoy working with the Stormotion team. They’re very engaged. The team is available and timely, consistently meeting deadlines with each task. If we share a ticket that isn’t clear, they ask us for clarification immediately. If we’re missing an essential detail, they fill in the blank themselves with a standard solution. I think their approach to addressing ambiguity is their biggest strength. It definitely sets them apart from other remote developers.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

I’m most impressed by their level of interest in our projects. They understand what it takes to be a great service provider, prioritizing our success over money.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I’d appreciate more transparency regarding the time they spend on each ticket. I’d like exact data that tracks their work pace to make sure the invoice and outcome make sense.

5.0
Overall Score We're looking forward to another year of work with their team.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Their cost estimations helped us plan an accurate roadmap.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    We're satisfied with the cost.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    I'm satisfied with their work on every ticket.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    As long as their quality remains the same, I'd recommend them.

Mobile App Development for a Software Company

“They make the whole business work for us, and their improvements are fundamental to our operations.”

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

Stormotion develops apps for a software company. Working from and existing platform and specifications, they completed functionality for native iOS and Android apps using Objective C, Java, and Swift.

The Reviewer
 
London, England
Pietro Saccomani
Founder, Software Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The applications are an integral part of the mission, and Stormotion is fully supportive and effective. Project management is very good, and their flexibility and honesty make them easy to work with and a reliable partner.

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 of a software company that provides service to businesses that want to turn their website into apps. We offer different solutions, depending on the kind of site our clients have. One major solution we use is a digital publishing platform for news publishers with WordPress sites. We help build native mobile apps for content presentation. We also have a secondary solution for other types of websites.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Stormotion?

We needed help with mobile app development.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They help maintain our product and bring it to the next level. We worked with them at the beginning of our second platform and delivered all of our specs to them. They took over the project and built it out into a usable, functioning product.

They use Objective C, Java, and Swift to build native apps for us. Once the apps are built, they flesh out all the features we want and help us resolve performance issues.

What is the team composition?

I work closely with Roman (Co-Founder, Stormotion), a project manager, and the developers.

How did you come to work with Stormotion?

I don’t remember the exact circumstances, but they either responded to an ad we posted, or we found them through their website during our search for developers.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent $40,000 so far.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in 2016 and the collaboration is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

They make the whole business work for us, and their improvements are fundamental to our operations. The product needs constant improvements, and the key deliverable is the apps that they assist with. We do most of the quality control internally, but they support us whenever we send them bug reports or new specs.

How did Stormotion perform from a project management standpoint?

Their project management is very effective; we conduct our daily communication through Slack. They have a really good project manager that takes a lot of work off of our internal team, and there are different developers who specialize in iOS and Android. Bringing those two elements together is very useful.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They’re reliable, honest, and willing to try new things that will help us. We appreciate how flexible and easygoing they are.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, they did very well.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Combine your approach with their areas of expertise. They understand product development from a technical standpoint and may have to adopt a new management or testing style, based on what you want. They’re very adaptable and open to improvements.

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

Frontend Android Dev for Food Information Product

"They put such effort into my product it might as well have been their own." 

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

Stormotion developed the frontend of a native Android app to be used as a proof of concept. 

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Hamburg, Germany
Alexander Wolff
Head of Product Development, Target Up GmbH
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The app ran smoothly and received positive feedback from prospective investors. Stormotion was patient with delays outside their control and provided consistent communication. They offer attentive service regardless of project size and strive to contribute the greatest possible value.

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the head of product development for Target Up GmbH, a startup that focuses on providing food product information to end-customers.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Stormotion?

We wanted to create a proof of concept prototype of our app that showed what our algorithms are capable of.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to create a fully functional app prototype that could later be developed into a market-ready MVP.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Stormotion sent us an e-mail just as we were looking for a development partner. We met with Roman (Founder, Stormotion) in our office and were impressed by the effort he expended to work with us. After considering several other partners who were more local, we went with Stormotion because their communication had been so great from the first meeting.

Describe the project in detail.

They were responsible for developing the app’s frontend. Since our staff was only working part-time at the moment, there were some delays from our side, but Stormotion handled them well. They provided an agile approach to native Android development.

What was the team composition?

Stormotion provided a project manager. This person was a native German speaker, which made communication easy for us.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

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

Our test users loved the app, which ran smoothly. We still show it to potential investors and get a lot of positive feedback. We pivoted after developing the prototype and the app never reached the app store, so we don’t have any marketing statistics to share. This had nothing to do with Stormotion’s work, however; they did a great job.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

Their project manager was almost always available to talk over Slack or Skype, even on Christmas. Since the project manager is a native German speaker, there were no miscommunications. Stormotion used a truly agile approach and handled delays from our side very well. I’ve never worked with such a client-focused company before.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

When I was working with Stormotion, I forget they were an external agency. They put such effort into my product it might as well have been their own. Small companies sometimes get the impression they’re not treated as well as larger customers are when they work with a large vendor. Stormotion never gave any such impressions.

Are there any areas for improvement?

No, not that I can think of.

5.0
Overall Score We'll work with them again and recommend everybody do the same!
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They were always on time or ahead of schedule.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They were quite affordable compared to local German vendors.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    We now have a perfectly working Android app.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I can't think of a better app development partner.