October 2021

Top App Developers in Washington DC

App developers are responsible for building, testing, and deploying mobile apps. They are skilled in programming languages best for mobile apps across multiple platforms. These app development programming languages include Java, Swift, Python, Objective-C, Ruby, PHP, and more. As you look for an app development company to help you with your mobile app, consider platform compatibility – Android, iOS, cross platform – and the programming languages the developer may need experience with. These criteria will narrow your search. Next, consider the features your app needs. More complex apps require more development skill and will be more expensive.

Luckily, Washington DC has some of the best mobile apps company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with mobile apps company in DC. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best App Development Companies in DC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    A regular in the Inc. 5000 list, AgileEngine turns ideas into software for clients like Bloomberg, Symantec, and Bleacher Report. They mainly work with VC-funded Silicon Valley startups and top tech brands around the world.

    As an example, they teamed up with Idea Drop to create a new scalable and secure AWS-based architecture, Docker environment, and a new React Native mobile application and its integration with the existing API for the innovation and idea management software company.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Custom Software Development
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    The leading online marketplace...

    The leading online marketplace...

    An online marketplace that allows people to buy and share deals on the best things to do in their cities and beyond. The scope of our work: Using a combination of Java and Scala, we have developed an A/B testing system...
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    An online corporate idea...

    An online corporate idea...

    An innovation and idea management software enables organizations to capture, curate and implement the best ideas from their employees. Using a cloud-based platform and a mobile app, it helps companies generate and capture...
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    Cybersecurity as a Service platform

    Cybersecurity as a Service platform

    Cybersecurity as a Service (CyaaS) platform that is designed to provide businesses with best-of-breed technology and high-caliber cybersecurity analytic support. The scope of our work: • We have helped to develop...
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    An award-winning comedy website

    An award-winning comedy website

    An award-winning comedy website that features exclusive videos along with user-generated content. The website’s founding team includes Will Ferrell, and its monthly audience totals 40 million people. The scope of our...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    With a passion for both strategy and design, 3Advance has provided mobile app development work for clients like NPR. Based in Washington D.C., 3Advance brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When AARP was an organization looking to make an impact, 3Advance crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by 3Advance designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 15% Blockchain
    • 5% Wearable App Development
    Apps for AARP Foundation Volunteers

    Apps for AARP Foundation Volunteers

    For AARP's Experience Corps, we designed a user experience and native mobile apps to address the administration burden for volunteers and staff. The project was a massive success saving an estimated $20K per program (23...
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    TwentyTables

    TwentyTables

    TwentyTables is a revolutionary new mobile platform connecting consumers with restaurants and foodtrucks. 3Advance designed the UX, the cloud-API and native mobile apps.
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    TboxTour

    TboxTour

    TboxTour is a live-streaming hole-in-one winning platform. 3Advance developed the apps and API for members to join up, checkin, earn points for rewards, and have a shot at the hole-in-one jackpot!
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    The Newseum

    The Newseum

    The Newseum is an interactive museum of news and journalism. 3Advance designed and developed the hugely-popular Today’s Front Pages for Android and iOS.
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Tysons, VA

    As a leading mobile and web app developer with over 250+ apps under their belt, Simpalm has an impressive work portfolio. This Maryland-based firm focuses on intuitive and creatively designed apps for startups and large enterprises alike.

    One example of their work is The George Washington University application, which serves as a complete portal for students and faculty to receive up-to-date information. The app design is clean and eye-catching to make navigation simple and clear.

    SERVICES
    • 55% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 15% Web Design
    • 10% Other
    Window Nation - Deal Maker App

    Window Nation - Deal Maker App

    Window Nation is an innovative solution for sales & marketing representatives in the fields. Simpalm has developed Window Nation App for Window Nation field’s executive. This app work excellent on iPad device and...
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    Shipboxx App - Easy to Ship & Save

    Shipboxx App - Easy to Ship & Save

    ShipBoxx is a hassle free shipping service provider on mobile platform. Simpalm was hired by the Phoenix,AZ based company to build this mobile app, web app and backend server system. The ShipBoxx app was built for iPhone...
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    Social Event Hosting App - Festi...

    Social Event Hosting App - Festi...

    Festi is a new social event-hosting platform that can fill your empty social calendar. This new trending mobile app works on a social rideshare concept and help people to reveal fun, food and friends in your neighbourhood...
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    Social Media App for Bar - TaptIn

    Social Media App for Bar - TaptIn

    TaptIn is a new amazing social media app available on iOS and Android platforms. We developed this app for Plexus Promotion, LLC, a company based in Maryland/DC area. TaptIn is designed with interactive social media...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Devscale has worked with startups and Fortune 500 companies alike with the help of their mobile app development services. They also offer custom software developments, offering their services to clients ranging from small businesses to large firms in the fields of financial services, business services, and marketing, among others.

    One of Devscale’s projects involved working with Campbell’s Soup. Campbell’s Soup needed assistance in implementing a bespoke SAP marketing dashboard. The local IT team worked with Devscale to develop the dashboard, which was to be used internally.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Web Development
    Campbell's Soup - SAP...

    Campbell's Soup - SAP...

    We worked closesly with Campbell's IT team to implement a custom SAP Marketing dashboard for internal use. 
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    SoulCycle - UltraCore Shopping...

    SoulCycle - UltraCore Shopping...

    Devscale built a unique online/in-store shopping experience for the Ultracore brand within SoulCycle locations. Our team created a 3D environment to customize  high-end, luxury leggings. The experience took place via...
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    Made in America Mobile App

    Made in America Mobile App

    Each year, Budweiser and Roc Nation partner up to run the Made in Ameria Music Festival. Devscale was tasked with updating their existing mobile app with a new 'Scavenger Hunt' feature. We utilized LISNR SmartTone...
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    Clockwork.ai

    Clockwork.ai

    Clockwork is a tool that creates your financial model, cash flow forecast, metrics, and scenarios all in one place, in real-time. The application fully integrates with both Quickbooks Online and Xero accounting software...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Reston, VA

    Technology Rivers specializes in building scalable yet flexible digital products for clients like John Hopkins Hospital. Their portfolio is made up mostly of mobile app, custom software, and web development projects in the healthcare and business services industries.

     

    One of their recent projects was creating BoatAdvisor—a platform for boat owners to find service providers. The app lets users choose specific problems like electrical or engine and connects them businesses nearby to get them back on the water as fast as possible.

     

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Custom Software Development
    • 20% Web Development
    Gorkem Sevinc

    Gorkem Sevinc

    Gorkem Sevinc is a HealthTech entrepreneur who worked with Technology Rivers. Our work with his team involved development of various HIPAA compliant and HiTech compliant applications. 
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    Elizabeth Venafro

    Elizabeth Venafro

    Technology Rivers helped in the development of Konvergent platform which is a social networking and messaging platform for thought leaders. We also worked with Elizabeth Venafro's team to build platforms for different...
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    Neha Patel

    Neha Patel

    Technology Rivers helped in the development of the Bind mobile application which is an EdTech communication platform that keeps track of dates, deadlines, and updates for schools/organizations. 
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    Justin Tracy

    Justin Tracy

    Justin Tracy, CTO of BOSSS, shares his outsourced development experience with Technology Rivers. BOSSS is an up-and-coming intranet system that can rival the likes of Microsoft Teams and Slack.
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Laurel, MD

    With a passion for both strategy and design, 6irdView has provided enterprise app modernization work for clients like Imbue. Based in San Jose, 6irdView brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Sason was just a new brand looking to make an impact, 6irdView crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by 6irdView designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 71% Mobile App Development
    • 13% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 6% Other
    Sason

    Sason

    1) The goal of the mobile application is to help influencers create engaging digital content equivalent to professionally captured photos. 2) Developed a feature that suggests how to compose a picture and how to frame the...
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    Imbue - Fitness Revolution

    Imbue - Fitness Revolution

    A mobile application for a global digital interoperable athletic facility membership. This will be available in the app store soon.
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    User Interface Wireframe - Mime

    User Interface Wireframe - Mime

    Mime is a social media mobile mobile application with similar features with Facetime and snapchat.
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    Capture - Photo App

    Capture - Photo App

    Capture allows businesses to create engaging content by analyzing and scoring the visual quality in real time. We built the app from scratch: design research development and currently in beta testing. The App utilizes...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Orases has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list for their work with companies like the MLB, John Hopkins, and Xerox. Their service line includes e-commerce, mobile app, and custom software development in the business services, healthcare, and nonprofit industries. 

    In a partnership with concrete foundation construction company Bartley Corporation, the Orases team designed a new online portal for their employees. The gamified elements of their operations dashboard worked to motivate team members and increase overall employee engagement.

    SERVICES
    • 75% Custom Software Development
    • 15% Mobile App Development
    • 10% Web Development
    ASID Association Website + AMS...

    ASID Association Website + AMS...

    Project Goal Create a refreshed website that allows members a single portal to get access to member only content and have full access to membership information.  Using the ASID website members can: Get access to private...
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    Case Management System Service...

    Case Management System Service...

    Service Coordination Inc. Service Coordination Inc. (SCI) is a nonprofit organization providing quality case management services for people with disabilities, veterans, and other groups. SCI helps nearly 12,000...
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    Employee Engagement Dashboard

    Employee Engagement Dashboard

    The Bartley Corporation pioneered concrete foundation construction to the Maryland metropolitan area. Orases created a Operations Dashboard that motivates team members and increases overall employee engagement. 
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    Grant Management System

    Grant Management System

    At Orases, our mission is more than just developing the best grant management software - though we take that very seriously. It's To Make the World More Efficient. By enabling a transparent, accessible, and more connected...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Venture, Mindgrub empowers brands with mobile app development. Founded on design-first principles, this Baltimore-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Mindgrub’s experience is their work for Under Armour, one of the world’s respected brands. Mindgrub helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Other
    Dragos

    Dragos

    Equipping a renowned industrial cybersecurity brand with a best-in-class website experience   To learn more, please visit: https://www.mindgrub.com/work/dragos
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    Exelon

    Exelon

    Redefining the mobile experience for hundreds of thousands of utility customers   To learn more, please visit https://www.mindgrub.com/work/exelon
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    PTC Therapeutics

    PTC Therapeutics

    A strategic multisite solution improves engagement with health care professionals, patients and their loved ones   To learn more, please visit https://www.mindgrub.com/work/ptc-therapeutics  
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    Entergy

    Entergy

    Providing utility customers with an engaging, accessible mobile app experience To learn more, please visit https://www.mindgrub.com/work/entergy  
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Columbia, MD

    Many enterprise clients count Inflection Point as their dependable web development experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Maryland-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Inflection Point client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Inflection Point has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Web Development
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 15% Custom Software Development
    • 40% Other
    Evenflo

    Evenflo

    Inflection Point provided UI/UX design and Web Development using Sitecore for their client Evenflo, a babycare and maternity brand that's now experience higher user reviews for their site thanks to Inflection Point.
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    Recorded Books

    Recorded Books

    Inflection Point provided a OneClickDigital Mobile app in iOS and Android, including UI/UX, development, testing and maintenance to ensure that the app wasn't just stunning to use but also dependable and consistent in its...
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    Make a Wish Foundation

    Make a Wish Foundation

    Inflection Point provided this website for the Make a Wish Foundation implemented using Sitecore, helping the foundation attract more attention to its noble cause and grant more wishes than ever before in their history.
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    Authority Brands

    Authority Brands

    Mobile app for The Cleaning Authority, one of Authority Brands businesses
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Falls Church, VA

    Many enterprise clients count Viget as their dependable custom software development experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Virginia-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Viget client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Viget has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 35% Other
    Website Design for Wildlife...

    Website Design for Wildlife...

    With nearly 120 years of experience, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) wanted to redesign their website to better and more aesthetically communicate their mission to visitors. Viget integrated WCS photography and...
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    Brand Exploration for FiscalNote

    Brand Exploration for FiscalNote

    As a startup, FiscalNote wanted a better way to translate their ideas to the public. Through workshops, Viget was able to distill a brand identity that was trustworthy. Viget also created a mobile application to display...
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    Brand Creation for Optify

    Brand Creation for Optify

    Optify approached Viget to accurately translate the ideas of its founder about leadership development to prospective clients. Viget created a prototype platform that could demonstrate to clients the founder’s vision....
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    Project with politico

    Project with politico

  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    McLean, VA

    Achievion Solutions specializes in web and mobile app development using blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies. They design, deliver and support sophisticated solutions for clients ranging from startups to mid-size companies and government agencies.

    They partnered with Telnet to build a platform that drastically reduces the EME testing project duration from several weeks to several days. They also built a SaaS application for the IT solutions provider that to sell on a subscription basis to other telecom companies.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Artificial Intelligence
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Web Development
    Intelligent chatbot for Just...

    Intelligent chatbot for Just...

    Just Answer is an online answer engine that connects visitors to experts in various disciplines. It uses the paid-advice model.The client was seeking an AI solution to route questions to human experts and improve the...
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    AI-powered marketplace

    AI-powered marketplace

    A California-based startup in the VC investment industry spent over a year analyzing profiles of a wide range of startups to see if there is a way to predict the success of a given company before pouring money into it. It...
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    Event security app powered by...

    Event security app powered by...

    A proprietary security solutions company with a focus on the events industry was seeking to enhance security and surveillance at events using powerful facial-recognition technology.After much forethought and brainstorming...
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    Blockchain-based business...

    Blockchain-based business...

    Blockchain Information Exchange (BIX) Systems company developed a next generation secure distributed ledger based on blockchain architecture. Their infrastructure overcomes the traditional blockchain issues of trust...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    Reston, VA

    MODUS CREATE has provided IT strategy consulting solutions for notable brands like McAfee as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Reston, VA-based consultancy was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Intui needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to MODUS CREATE. MODUS CREATE completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 45% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Other
    Pfizer Brainstorming

    Pfizer Brainstorming

    Our ultimate goal was to embed a culture of innovation at Pfizer: enabling Pfizer employees to move ideas from Post-it notes to digital, have visibility into other great ideas in the company, and more easily get feedback...
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    AARP

    AARP

    The national non-profit was planning a large-scale software platform project that had yet to get off the ground after a couple years of research and planning. AARP needed to discover the most impactful Minimum Viable...
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    Hobsons Education

    Hobsons Education

    Modus helped Hobsons migrate from a 10 year old infrastructure to a responsive framework, including mobile support. The migration improved security with an update to their PHP backend including security scanning and...
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    Kaplan

    Kaplan

    Modus rapidly delivered an app on new platforms and modeled Agile transformation for Kaplan, helped build next-gen learning tools, led and coached customer experience and design sprints, and implemented personalized...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Ashburn, VA

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like CrowdKeep, but Maxiom Technology is a software development agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Virginia-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Maxiom Technology helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Genesys Impact. Maxiom Technology helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Custom Software Development
    • 10% Artificial Intelligence
    • 10% E-Commerce Development
    • 30% Other
    X4D

    X4D

    X4D a Construction Management Dashboard: It helps to manage #construction projects via computer, phone, or tablet, while allowing workers at every level to see progress in real-time. X4D for Web is a web-based tool for...
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    TedRad

    TedRad

    Dashboard interface that would be able to alert those that need to be informed at all times, while also allowing for a deeper dive by systems administrators that want to see data on a level that most people will never need.
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    LabsX

    LabsX

    LabsX Concept MVP development.
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    Grand Taxi

    Grand Taxi

    Grand Taxi represents one of the largest reliable and comfortable taxi companies. It is a dashboard which automates and plans the taxi system.
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Technorely Inc. is an IT firm that is made up of developers and IT experts that help by contributing their expertise to their clients’ projects. They specialize in custom software, web, and mobile app development for clients ranging from small businesses to large corporations.

    One of Technorely Inc.’s projects involved working with Fitplan. Technorely Inc. helped improve the app, which resulted in the app becoming 98% bug-free, as well as optimized performance.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 15% Custom Software Development
    • 30% Other
    Fitplan

    Fitplan

    Fitplan is the dynamic mobile app with interactive training programs from over 25 of the world’s top trainers and fitness influencers. It has partnered with the ever-growing team of world-class fitness icons, athletes...
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    Tabulate

    Tabulate

    Tabulate is an all-in-one financial software and bookkeeping service designed exclusively for restaurants and bars of all sizes, from food trucks and coffee shops to quick-service franchises and fine dining. Value...
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    Lumeos

    Lumeos

    Lumeos is a decentralized data sharing platform where the access to and the privacy of the user data are fully controlled by the user. Lumeos is built on the EOS blockchain allowing custom permissions. Social data is...
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    Skyglyph

    Skyglyph

    Skyglyph is a company specializing in the development of cloud-based software (Skyglyph) and industrial surveillance solutions that transform drones into concise instruments to deploy in a wide range of business use...
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Vienna, VA

    Pushing conventional boundaries with their digital solutions, Mobomo’s work has garnered recognition from The Webby Awards, Inc., and NASA. They build mobile and web software for mid-sized clients, working mainly with governmental bodies.

    For example, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) wanted a system to promote their most current conservation efforts. Using nature-inspired imagery, Mobomo designed an engaging user interface, supported by a manageable backend system that allows for easy content changes.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Development
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Other
    The World Bank

    The World Bank

    World Bank which is headquartered in Washington,D.C., reached out to Mobomo in 2014 in hopes of creating an app that would allow people to find locations where they can send money to a different country at the touch of a...
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    Bozzuto

    Bozzuto

    Bozzuto reached out and was in the need of tech consulting. Since they manage numerous properties on a high level, property managers are required to produce packages each month that consist of items such as accounting...
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    NASA

    NASA

    In 2013, our team migrated www.NASA.gov —a site with over 250,000+ pages, 1.4 million assets, and 3 TBs of data—from a proprietary data center and content management system (CMS) to Amazon Cloud and Drupal 7...
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    USO

    USO

    USO was seeking to design, develop, and deploy a cross-platform mobile application that introduces an additional channel for United States military service members and their families to better engage with USO centers and...
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