App design and development agency

From Idea to Reality: Custom Application Development that makes businesses more efficinet

Thanks to the latest technologies and an expert team, we can tailor application development for various industries. We have extensive experience in creating applications that meet market requirements, improve company image, and support business growth.

What we can do for you

Application Concept & Planning

We help you sift through your ideas and find the best path. Together, we’ll organize your app’s features and plan a clear development timeline.

Designing & Prototyping the App

Here, we turn your concept into something tangible. Our designers and developers work together to create a working model of your app, getting it ready for the actual development phase.

The App Development Journey

Our team is made up of top-notch developers skilled in both front-end and back-end development. Whether you need a native app or a hybrid one, we use modern technology to build it.

Testing the App with Users

Feedback is crucial. We include user testing in our development process to ensure your app meets real-world needs. This step is key to maintaining high quality.

Management & Ensuring Quality

Our approach is flexible and focused on your specific needs. We use an effective project management method to deliver your app on time and with great quality.

Ongoing Support After Launch

Our job doesn’t end at launch. We continue to support and improve your app, making sure it stays relevant and effective for your business needs.
Industries We Serve

Bespoke App Solutions for Every Industry

Every business is unique, just like a fingerprint. Standard, off-the-shelf software often doesn’t meet specific business goals. Tailored digital solutions are needed for various unique scenarios, and Intelivita is here to assist.

Taxi Booking App

Create a taxi booking app to join the on-demand market. It includes features like real-time navigation and payment integration.

Food Delivery App

Connect customers to restaurants with a custom food delivery app, helping to grow your food business.

Real Estate App

Revolutionize the way properties are bought, rented, sold, or traded with a real estate aggregator app.

Shopping & E-Commerce Platform

Enter the lucrative e-commerce and retail market with a tailored single or multi-vendor online store.

Finance & Banking Apps

Dive into the growing FinTech industry with apps for banking, digital wallets, and analytics.

Health & Fitness Apps

Develop mobile apps for health, fitness, and sports, aiming for top positions in app store rankings.

Travel & Tourism App

Whether it’s for booking travel, planning adventures, or sharing routes, we can create a travel app for any need.

Media & Entertainment Apps

Join the trend of video and audio streaming with custom app development solutions for this sector.

Educational Apps:

Interactive learning apps for students of all ages, language learning apps, or apps for online courses and tutorials.

How does the app development work?

We understand that your business aims to provide efficient, user-friendly experiences. You might be unsure which software agencies to trust. We build trust by involving you in every step of the process, just like we’ve done for clients like Monopoly, Walkers, Warner Bros, Aldi, Syneos Health, and others.
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1. Idea & Discovery Phase

  • Understanding Your Needs: We start by diving deep into your business requirements, goals, and target audience.
  • Creating a Detailed Plan: We draft a comprehensive project plan, including timelines, budget estimates, and resource allocation, ensuring transparency and alignment from the start.

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2. UX & UI Design

  • Crafting the User Experience: Our designers focus on creating an intuitive and engaging user experience, considering how the app will be used.
  • Visual Design Development: We develop the visual elements, ensuring the app's interface is not only beautiful but also practical and user-friendly.
  • Prototype Creation: A non-functional prototype is developed, offering a visual and interactive blueprint for what the final app will look like.
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    3. Application Development

  • Implementing the Design: Our developers turn the designs into reality, ensuring every visual element is perfectly integrated.
  • Coding Functionalities: We code the necessary functionalities, focusing on smooth, efficient, and bug-free performance.
  • Backend Development: The app's backend is constructed to support its operations, ensuring robust and scalable performance.
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    4. Quality Assurance

  • Comprehensive Testing: Rigorous testing is conducted to identify and fix any bugs or glitches, ensuring the app operates seamlessly.
  • Performance Evaluation: We assess the app’s performance under various conditions to guarantee reliability and speed.
  • Final Review and Approval: A final review is conducted to ensure the app meets all predefined standards and requirements.
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    5. Maintenance & Support

  • Post-Launch Strategy: After the app is launched, we focus on maintaining its performance and resolving any emerging issues.
  • Continuous Updates: Regular updates are provided to keep the app current with technological advancements and market trends.
  • Customer Support: Ongoing support is offered to address any challenges or changes in requirements.
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    6. Optimization & Enhancement

  • App Updates: Regular updates are released to improve the app, based on user feedback and technological advancements.
  • Performance Optimization: We continuously work on enhancing the app’s performance, making it faster and more efficient.
  • Feature Addition: New features are developed and added based on evolving customer needs and market demands, ensuring the app remains relevant and competitive.
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    By Working with Us You Get:

    Transparent Communication:

    We provide regular updates and maintain open communication throughout the app development process, keeping clients fully informed.

    Scalability & Future-Proofing:

     Our apps are designed with growth in mind, enabling them to evolve and expand alongside your business.

    Cost-Effective Strategies:

    We offer competitive pricing without compromising on quality, ensuring great value for our clients.

    Support & Maintenance Post-Launch:

     Comprehensive support and maintenance are provided to ensure the app remains current and performs optimally.

    Integration of Advanced Technologies:

     We utilize the latest technologies, including AI (Artificial Intelligence), machine learning, and blockchain, for modern and efficient app features.

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    Our Mobile Application Development Approach

    Our approach to mobile app development is centered around precision and client involvement:

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    Pixel-Perfect Precision

    We don’t do shortcuts. Every detail undergoes profound testing to ensure perfection. Our custom apps are designed to provide your customers with a seamless and enjoyable digital experience with your brand.

    Focused Client Collaboration

    We work with a select number of clients, allowing us to make each client an integral part of the development process. Our detailed reporting and dedicated client care ensure that every aspect of the final product is perfectly tailored to the project’s requirements
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    Long-Term Partnerships in Digital Innovation

    We value enduring partnerships and relish multi-platform challenges. Our goal is to build and continuously improve your digital presence. Whether it’s a mobile app, a comprehensive web application, an Internet of Things system, a chatbot, or a combination of these, we design solutions that energize your business.

    3 Steps to Start Future of Your Business

    Develop a New Product

    When to Talk to Us:

    • If you need an app
    • If you need a website
    • If you’re looking for custom software

    Validate Your Ideas

    When to Talk to Us:

    • If you need assistance with your concept
    • If you want to see a prototype of your idea
    • If you’re aiming to gather user feedback

    Develop a New Product

    When to Talk to Us:

    • If your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are not meeting targets
    • If you seek iterative improvements
    • If you require ongoing support for your product

    Factors Affecting App Development Costs

    The cost of creating an app depends on various factors, including the app’s purpose and the time needed for development. Here are key elements that determine the cost:

    1. Complexity
      The more complex the app, the higher the development cost. High-quality interactive and advanced features can increase the app’s performance. Consider if you need integration with other services through an Application Programming Interface (API) or a Content Management System (CMS).

    2. Platforms
      The number of platforms (like iOS, and Android) on which the app will be available affects the cost. Developing a native app for one operating system is generally cheaper than a cross-platform app. However, focusing on just one platform could mean losing potential users on another.

    3. Development Team
      The size and expertise of the team play a significant role in costs. Developers with varying levels of experience (junior, middle, senior) have different rates. The team size and their experience level not only influence the cost but also affect the quality and release date of the final product.

    4.  Maintenance
      Post-launch maintenance is as important as development. Ensuring the app runs smoothly without issues is crucial. The overall cost often includes maintenance for a certain period, typically around 6 months, to address any glitches, crashes, or other problems that might arise.

    App Development Cost Overview

    Based on our experience and research from platforms like Clutch and GoodFirms, app development costs can vary significantly.
    They typically range from £40,000 to £300,000, and in some cases, can exceed £500,000. These figures depend on various factors, including the complexity and size of the app. To give you a clearer idea, here’s a breakdown based on an hourly rate of £80:

    • Simple Apps: These are less complex, requiring fewer hours to develop, and thus fall on the lower end of the cost spectrum.
    • Moderately Complex Apps: These apps have more features and functionalities, leading to increased development time and higher costs.
    • Highly Complex Apps: These include apps with advanced features, integrations, and technologies, which require significant development time and expertise, placing them at the higher end of the cost range.

    Remember, the final cost will depend on your specific app’s requirements and features.

    App Cost by TypeWhat You’re Paying ForAverage Cost (GBP)Timeline
    🎯 Simple App DevelopmentBasic functionality, straightforward User Interface (UI), single platform£56,000 – £168,0002-3 months
    🏆 Medium-Complexity App DevelopmentEnhanced features, custom UI design, single platform£168,000 – £280,0003-6 months
    💎 Complex App DevelopmentAdvanced features, bespoke UI, multiple platforms£280,000 – £420,000+6-9+ months

    Estimating Development Costs Across Various App Types

    To illustrate how app development costs can significantly differ, we’ve compiled examples of various applications from different industries, along with their respective cost ranges. This overview will help you grasp the average cost involved in developing different types of apps.

    App Development Cost Breakdown by Type

    This section delves into the costs associated with creating different types of apps, providing you with a clearer idea of what to expect financially in the app development process.

    App TypeApprox Cost (GBP)Time (Hours)Examples
    Food Delivery Marketplace£42,000 – £140,000+900-1200Uber Eats, DoorDash
    Taxi Apps£84,000 – £560,0001400-1600Uber, Lyft
    Social Networks£70,000 – £420,000+1400-1600Instagram, Facebook
    Dating App£70,000 – £420,000+1200-1400Tinder, Match
    Real Estate App£112,000 – £140,0001200-1400Zillow, Realtor
    Hotel Booking App£84,000 – £210,000+1400-1600Airbnb,
    Video Streaming App£126,000 – £210,000+1400-1600YouTube Live, Twitch
    Educational App£84,000 – £308,000+600-1300Coursera, edX
    CRM Software£42,000 – £420,000+1500-1700Salesforce, Hubspot
    Banking App£224,000 – £420,000+700-1250Revolut, Chime
    Telehealth App£105,000 – £350,000+1200-1600Teladoc, Doctor on Demand
    Location-Based App£63,000 – £210,000900-1200Waze, Google Maps
    Retail App£70,000 – £210,000+1200-1400MagicPlan, Zoho Books
    Augmented Reality App (AR)£140,000 – £350,0001400-1600Pokemon GO, IKEA Studio

    Remember, the figures provided are approximate, drawn from industry studies and research on well-known platforms such as Clutch and GoodFirms. Our development team offers a detailed estimate of app costs (and timelines) after thoroughly understanding your business and project needs. For an accurate assessment tailored to your specific app idea, feel free to reach out to us. We’re here to analyze your requirements and give you a customized cost estimate for your app.

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    Managing App Development Projects: Our Methodology

    In the realm of app development, balancing agility with structured project management is key. This approach ensures that while there’s room for adaptability and innovation, there’s also a steady hand guiding the project’s progress.

    Managing App Development Projects: A General Approach

    In the realm of app development, balancing agility with structured project management is key. This approach ensures that while there’s room for adaptability and innovation, there’s also a steady hand guiding the project’s progress.

    Agile Development: Balancing Flexibility and Control

    The integration of agile methodologies like Scrum and Design Thinking with more structured approaches like Prince 2 is common. This combination brings the best of both worlds: the adaptability and team focus of Scrum, coupled with the control and oversight provided by traditional project management techniques. Regular meetings such as daily stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and reviews are integral to this approach, ensuring constant communication and iterative progress.

    Team Dynamics and Responsibilities

    In a typical app development project, the workload for each iteration is collaboratively decided by the development team, the product owner, and the project manager. This ensures that all stakeholders have a say in the direction of the project. The development team, often located in tech hubs like London or Silicon Valley, is entrusted with delivering results within defined parameters, keeping them motivated and deeply engaged in both the project and the product.

    Methodology at the Delivery Level

    Design Thinking is often employed during the initial stages of a project and when developing or evaluating new functionalities. This user-centric approach aids in ensuring that the end product aligns closely with user needs and expectations.

    Client Involvement and Transparency

    A hallmark of modern app development is client involvement. Clients are usually invited to participate in key stages of the project, such as planning and review sessions. Many agencies also provide clients with access to project management tools, allowing them to monitor progress, view updates, and feel like an integral part of the development team. This level of transparency and involvement helps in building trust and ensuring that the final product aligns with the client’s vision.

    Technologies We Use

    For Mobile App Development:

    • Native Android
    • Native iOS
    • Flutter
    • Ionic
    • React Native

    For Projects Requiring Backend:

    • Golang
    • Python
    • Node.js
    • .NET

    Evaluating the Right Technology for Your Project

    Choosing the right technology for your project is crucial for its success. The decision depends on various factors such as project requirements, scalability, maintenance, and the specific skill set of your development team.

    Understanding Your Project Needs

    Before diving into the plethora of available technologies, it’s important to clearly define your project’s objectives. Are you building a mobile app, a web application, or a complex system with both front-end and back-end functionalities? The scope and complexity of your project will significantly influence the choice of technology.

    Mobile App Development: Native or Cross-Platform?

    For mobile apps, you have two primary routes: native development (using technologies like Native Android and iOS) and cross-platform development (using frameworks like Flutter, Ionic, or React Native). Native development is ideal for performance-intensive applications and offers a high degree of customization. On the other hand, cross-platform frameworks provide the advantage of writing code once and deploying it on both Android and iOS, which can be more cost-effective and faster.

    Backend Technologies: Matching Your Requirements

    When it comes to backend development, choosing the right technology can impact your application’s performance, scalability, and ease of maintenance. Popular backend technologies include Golang, Python, Node.js, and .NET. Each of these technologies has its strengths. For instance, Node.js is known for its efficiency in handling real-time data, while Python is celebrated for its simplicity and readability, making it a good choice for rapid development.

    Future-Proofing Your Project

    It’s not just about the current needs but also about future scalability and adaptability. Technologies that offer a broad community support, regular updates, and compatibility with emerging trends can be a more sustainable choice in the long run.

    In summary, the right technology for your project should align with your project goals, be compatible with your team’s skills, and have the flexibility to grow with your project’s needs. An in-depth analysis and consultation with technology experts can guide you to make an informed decision.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Our App Development Services

    What Additional Services Do We Offer?

    At Grew Studio, we offer a variety of services beyond app development. We specialize in creating visually appealing and functional websites, enhancing online presence through search engine optimization (SEO), and crafting unique branding and logo designs. Our team also excels in copywriting, ensuring your message is clearly and engagingly conveyed. For businesses looking to venture into e-commerce, we provide specialized development and SEO services to optimize online stores.

    The cost of developing an app in the UK varies based on the app’s features and complexity. Typically, prices range from £40,000 to £300,000, and in some cases, can exceed £500,000. At Grew Studio, we work within your budget to create a mobile application that fulfills your requirements.

    While there are many excellent agencies globally, our London-based app development agency is known for its stable, dedicated team that’s passionate about their work and the products they develop. We focus on building long-term relationships with our clients, growing and evolving together.

    Getting started is easy. Just book our 30min. FREE strategic marketing and business consultation, and let’s discuss your project, needs, budget, and timeline.
    If we’re a good fit, we’ll dive deeper into analysis and project preparation. Our process begins with a workshop involving the client and other stakeholders. Why wait? Let’s start now!

    Developing and launching a mobile application is a time-intensive process. It’s not just about coding; we also need to understand the future users’ needs and your goals. We’re committed to rapid market entry and can often deliver an MVP within a few months or even weeks.

    We’re ready to move quickly. Contact us today, and we can begin initial meetings and preparations almost immediately. In just a few weeks, we could have a prototype or a simple MVP ready for action.

    Our process begins with a consultation to outline your expectations and the app’s objectives. We then create a wireframe to establish your mobile application’s structure, followed by a graphic design proposal. The final steps involve our developers programming the app, resulting in a high-functioning hybrid mobile app compatible across various platforms.

    The time frame for app development varies with each project, depending on its complexity and features. Once we have a plan, development can take anywhere from a week to several months to build a cross-platform app.

    Our team stays current with the latest technologies, saving time and money. We’re experienced in building both simple and complex applications, including navigation, payment integrations, and connections to external applications. We’re committed to providing top-notch services and eagerly anticipate new challenges.

    Quality is paramount for us. Our testers scrutinize the app before launch, identifying and rectifying any errors. We can also conduct user testing to ensure the app meets expectations and functions flawlessly. This approach guarantees that our services are of the highest quality, providing you with a flawless app.

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