September 2020

Top Product Designers in New York City

Businesses thrive on innovation. New ideas and products not only maintain your market presence but also maintain consumers' engagement. From research to launch, designing a product is an intensive process that is imperative to undergo to build an impactful product. Luckily, New York City has a plethora of product design firms to choose from.

Discover and connect with product designers and developers in New York City to learn more about their case studies, success stories, and client reviews. Take a look at their customer feedback, notable projects, and previous clients of these companies to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Product Development Companies in New York City

  • 1

    Prime Studio

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York City, NY

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Harrys, but Prime Studio is a product design agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This New York City-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

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

    SERVICES
    • 40% Product Design
    • 35% Packaging Design
    • 25% Branding
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    Overview

    A short film that LinkedIn made about the Prime Studio design process.
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    Harry's

    Prime Studio created the product & packaging design and served as manufacturing liaison for the launch of Harry's, a now-iconic brand that has completely upended the shaving industry.
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    Squish

    Prime Studio provided brand creation and Product & Packaging design for Squish housewares, helping them highlight what made them so unique and reach more customer than ever before.
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    Welly

    Packaging design and manufacturing liaison.
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    ustwo studio

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Sydney, Australia

    UsTwo Studio has provided product design solutions for huge names like Sky as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Sydney-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% Product Design
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Other
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    App Creation for Co-op Shifts

    Co-op Shifts approached UsTwo to create an interactive shift and schedule management app. Coding 6 different formats based on location and size, the app was released with a focus on transparency and communication between...
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    App Development for Alder Hey...

    UsTwo was approached by Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to design an app to engage patients. Using three key themes to familiarize children with the hospital, distract them from difficult moments, and reward patients for...
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    Platform Development for Create...

    Create with Google wanted to increase their market presence to popularize their mission of doing more with Google tools. After conducting market research, ustwo created three core products and eight tools. UsTwo created a...
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    Halcyon Mobile

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Halcyon Mobile is a mobile app development agency that’s delivered accomplished projects for the likes of EdPlace and many others. This Romania-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their mobile design strategy to increase both brand perception and measurable sales.

    If you want to see how Halcyon Mobile helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their mobile app development work for Roadz. Halcyon Mobile helped them develop an engaging mobile application for their specific audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 55% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Product Design
    • 15% Other
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    121 Tribe

    Wellness app from world-renowned lifestyle experts for health and fitness transformation.   Services: Product Consultancy UX/UI Design iOS Development Android Development Backend Development  Visual Identity
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    Snoozeal

    Innovative anti-snoring solution with BLE connected hardware.   Services: UX/UI Design iOS Development Android Development Backend Development Visual Identity
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    NeuralCam - Night Mode Camera

    Our second AI-based product, NeuralCam, makes it possible for iPhones 6 and up to take brighter and clearer pictures in dark or low light settings.Services: UX/UI DesigniOS DevelopmentVisual IdentityMachine...
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    EdPlace

    The UK's smartest revision app benefitted from Halcyon Mobile's deep breadth of experience in creating an engaging and polished user experience.   Services: UX/UI Design (mobile, web) iOS Development Android...
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    Neuron

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    Neuron clients include Ford Models, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to UX design for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Neuron was founded on forward-thinking principles in America.

    When Aeolus Robotics needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Neuron. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 90% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Product Design
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    Oomnitza

    Named one of the top 20 tech companies to watch, Oomnitza is an enterprise software solution that tracks all of the things that make a business run. Oomnitza is disrupting their market with a product that is highly...
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    Marvel Optics

    MarvelOptics was referred to Neuron by a VC firm looking to address a critical issue with its portfolio company's e-commerce site. The data showed that mobile accounted for 70% of site traffic, but only 10% of their...
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    In the Know

    In the Know is an iOS application designed and developed by Neuron for Eliquent, Inc, to help Chinese speakers learn English by focusing on the phrases needed to converse with confidence. Users browse common scenarios in...
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    ICO Mint

    ICO Mint is an investment platform that caters to both companies and investors, providing services to successfully launch an ICO as well as securely invest in one. The platform presents unique investment opportunities to...
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    Academy

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Academy has provided product design solutions for huge names like Comcast as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Brooklyn-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

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

    SERVICES
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Product Design
    • 25% Application Testing
    • 25% Other
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    Field Engineer

    UX/UI Branding Design Sprints Research Strategy
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    Luna

    UX/UI Branding Design Sprints Research Strategy
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    CBRE

    UX/UI Branding Design Sprints Research Strategy
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    Heady

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Heady is a full-service mobile agency that helps brands like David’s Bridal establish a lasting mobile presence via apps and websites. They offer a multitude of services—from strategy to UX/UI design, software engineering, testing, marketing, analytics, and maintenance.

    They created Scotts My Lawn app to simplify lawn care. The app allows users to input information about the lawn, based on which, it creates an easy-to-follow lawn maintenance plan so users know the right products to use at the right time.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Product Design
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    Curbside

    We’ve partnered with Curbside to bring innovation to the construction and demolition industry. Offering a wide-range of products such as Enterprise Solutions, Dispatching Software, and On-Demand Trash Services...
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    Motherhood

    Motherhood is a curated, easy to digest, content hub for modern, busy parents rooted in Swedish traditions. Scandinavian contributors share from their experiences before, during, after pregnancy, and beyond. For women...
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    David's Bridal

    David’s Bridal is a clothier in the United States that specializes in wedding dresses, prom gowns, and other formal wear. It is the largest American bridal-store chain. Heady provided strategy, engineering and QA...
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    Motel 6 mobile apps

    The Motel 6 mobile apps makes searching, booking, and confirming your stay across 1,400+ Motel 6 and Studio 6 properties a breeze. By using mobile-first technologies such as location services, in-app messaging, stored...
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    Fuzz

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Fuzz’s client list is packed with recognizable names, from Wegmans and Forever 21 to Shake Shack and Conde Nast. Fuzz is an award-winning mobile product agency based in New York.

    Fuzz’s partnership with Augmate, an enterprise platform for industrial smart eyewear applications, resulted in using augmented reality to manage supply chain logistics. It’s an excellent example of the forward-thinking work Fuzz completes for clients using cutting-edge technology.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% Other
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    Google Glass Partnership with...

    Augmate is an Enterprise Platform for Industrial Smart Eyewear Applications. Augmate provides building the blocks to create customizable and scalable smart eyewear business applications for deskless workers. Fuzz assisted...
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    Small Planet

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Small Planet’s work in user experience, design, and development have won honors like the Fast Company Innovation by Design Award, Webby Award, and People’s Voice Award. Most of their work is mobile app development for enterprise and midsized clients in the business services industry.

     

    Small Planet was hired by the nonprofit Girl’s Who Code to create a way for program participants to better communicate with each other. They designed an app called “Loop” where girls can start conversations about different CS topics or other areas where they may need advice like college applications.

     

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Product Design
    • 20% Other
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    Mobile App Development for NBA...

    Using innovative digital audio technology, Small Planet designed NBA InPlay to redefine real-time fantasy basketball gaming with a colorful, compelling experience that directly connects pro basketball fans to what’s...
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    Mobile App Development for SpotOn

    Spot On™ is a birth control and period tracker with a fun, simple interface that allows users to quickly record their period, symptoms, moods, and activities. Small Planet's work developing the mobile app resulted in it...
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    Mobile App Development for Warner...

    Warner Bros. was seeking to broaden access to their iconic movies, TV shows, and comics. Small Planet was able to help iterate the DC Universe streaming app for Android in order to bring Warner Bros. vast library of...
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    VoterPal

    VoterPal is a tool that is meant to simplify the voter registration process for all U.S. citizens. VoterPal’s relieves the pain points associated with filling out a form on a mobile device. The registration process on...
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    Lightmatter

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Lightmatter produces software applications for companies including Fortune 1000 clients. They execute one web development, mobile app development, and enterprise app modernization for clients ranging from small companies to large firms in the fields of gaming and financial services.

    As an example of their work, Lightmatter partnered with Moodcaster, a platform that lets managers and talent scouts find potential actors and actresses. Lightmatter designed and developed a mobile application that supports the platform.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Enterprise App Modernization
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 40% Other
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    Moodcaster Mobile Application...

    Moodcaster helps talent scouts and managers find and connect with aspiring actors. Our team designed, developed, and launched their very first Mobile App on iOS for actors to record self made auditions, alongside building...
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    LACMA Application Design and...

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art partnered with Lightmatter to completely digitize the pen and paper system that tracked the organization's art and installations, know as MORA, or Museum Object Record Archive. This...
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    Cadence Application Design and...

    Cadence, a NYC based startup that helps qualify and source alternative investments, partnered with Lightmatter to design, develop, and launch their very first Web and Mobile application. We worked with this fast growing...
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    Galileo Application Development

    Galileo is a NYC startup disrupting the healthcare industry through a value based care delivery model and digital platform. We partnered with Galileo to help alongside their engineering team design, develop, and launch...
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    Fortnight

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Manchester, United Kingdom

    What do Simba and King Gaming have in common? They’ve both turned to Fortnight for product design expertise. This UK-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When BMW launched a platform targeting their unique users, Fortnight analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Product Design
    • 20% Other
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    Sweat and Sound

    Some brand exploration for multi-sensory fitness gurus Sweat and Sound.
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    Bumble The Mobile Dating...

    We helped Whitney Herd and her team to unlock over a billion new users for one of the hottest dating apps, with UX and UI consulting and Mobile platform design.
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    Raptation

    More branding work from this beautiful startup Rapitation, the World's first rap and spoken Mindfulness App
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    Huel Design Concepts

    Huel Design Concepts
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    Tipstat Infotech

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Bangalore, India

    Tipstat has provided custom software solutions for huge names like The Horn Funding Corp as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This India based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

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

    SERVICES
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 15% Mobile App Development
    • 15% Web Development
    • 50% Other
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    Brevity

    Brevity Software Platform is a Multi-User, Cross-Functional, Real-Time Software Platform to be utilized by The Horn Funding Corp as a Loan Origination, Processing, and Productions system. The intention of Brevity is to...
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    Intellicar

    With Real-time GPS Tracking, Geofencing, Real-time Fuel Consumption, High  Beaconing & Accuracy, Driver Scoring and a lot more features, the Fleet Management has never been easier. More details at http://www.tipstat...
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    Thrusto

    Thrusto(thrusto.com) is an online platform for creators and innovators from India who are looking to star t their creative projects. Thrusto helps these people accumulate funds needed to start their project through...
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    Kalakaar

    Kalakaar is a cross-platform application platform for Job Creat ion, Matching, Shortlisting and Selection in Modelling/Film industry. The intention of this project is to provide an easy-to-use system connecting Casting...
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    Laporta Design Group

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Holmdel, NJ

    Where do companies turn when their current product design isn’t making the grade and they need a fast course-correction? Brands like Seakeeper turn to Laporta Design Group, a U.S.-based agency that delivers product design to organizations and companies that need results.

    One medical industry company needed to power their devices in a more mobile and adaptable way. They employed Laporta Design Group, who were quickly able to analyze their existing needs to create a medical power supply device from concept to engineering.

    SERVICES
    • 75% Product Design
    • 25% Branding
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    Power Supply

    Laporta Design Group provided full product development from concept to engineering of a medical power supply product, providing mobile power that adapts to medical experts needs in the field.
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    Jackson Hedden

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Birmingham, AL

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Jackson Hedden has provided product design work for clients like Bentley Motors. Based in Alabama, Jackson Hedden brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Gillette was looking to make a bigger brand impact, Jackson Hedden crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Jackson Hedden designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Product Design
    • 15% Packaging Design
    • 10% Logo
    • 5% Other
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    Jackson Hedden Product Designer

    Design is fueled by the dreams of what could be. Taking what could be and insuring that it becomes a reality, is successful design. Empathy allows you to dream of a profound solution. Aesthetics is how you convey...
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    Jackson Hedden Lamborghini Chest

    Jackson Hedden Lamborghini is arguably one of the fastest cars in the world, constantly changing gears throughout the day. This collection was designed to allow you to flow through the furniture, like a Lamborghini...
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    Jackson Hedden Bentley Motors

    To encapsulate a century’s worth of high-performance vehicles, and design, into a single piece of usable furniture is no easy task. The final product should reflect the perseverance and longevity of the brand’s...
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    Jackson Hedden Usual Wine

    The form’s silhouette conveys a sense of modernity. By inverting the visual lines of a wine glass, the design is, both, classy and sleek. Usual is about creating a new wine experience. Although small in size, each...
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    Tanooki Labs

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Fans.com, Tanooki Labs empowers brands with development services. Founded on design-first principles, this New York-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Tanooki Labs’s experience is their work for Bold New York, one of the world’s respected brands. Tanooki Labs 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
    • 30% Custom Software Development
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 15% Product Design
    • 35% Other
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    The Information's Tech Top 10

    The Information was looking to develop it’s first mobile app to introduce a new, lower priced (and unnamed) offering. In order to release the app at their annual conference the Tanooki team had limited time to get the...
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    Mobile App for Fans.com

    Fans needed help letting their users share their experiences and engage with other fans on the web or their mobile device. Tanooki Labs built a desktop and mobile app built to do just that, leading to increased traffic...
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    Makerbot

    Tanooki Labs collaborated with Makerbot Industries to build the software that powers their Makerbot Innovation Centers, enabling simultaneous printing of hundreds of items across a fleet of 3D Printers. Working...
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    SkillSchool

    Everyone knows that learning never really stops, but what most don’t realize is that everyone has something they can teach. SkillSchool was created to make curriculum development easier and student assessment faster for...
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    Brand My Cafe

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New Jersey, NJ

    Brand My Cafe has provided print design solutions for huge names like CoffeeSesh as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This New Jersey-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When their client needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Brand My Cafe. Brand My Cafe completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Print Design
    • 25% Graphic Design
    • 25% Packaging Design
    • 20% Other
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    A Community of Coffee Lovers

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    Puri's Tech Limousine Answering Service

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Farmingville, NY

    Puri's Tech Limousine Answering Service offers various web and customer support solutions for clients that need third-party assistance. They specialize in web design, UX/UI design, and product design for small and mid-market firms in the fields of health care, IT, transportation, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    • 10% Non-Voice BPO/Back Office Services
    • 60% Other
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    Answering Service Call Center...

    Puri's Tech24/7 live answering service and live chat, that continues to be an industry leader. Custom scripting, U.S.-based operators and bilingual services are just a few things that set us apart.  No need for contracts...
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    Call Center Service Answering...

    Puri's Tech 24/7 live answering service and live chat, that continues to be an industry leader. Custom scripting, U.S.-based operators and bilingual services are just a few things that set us apart.  No need for...
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