Our Top Picks

Appetizer Mobile
Appetizer Mobile
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Founded in 2009, Appetizer Mobile has gained recognition for its work with high-profile celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian and major companies in the entertainment sector, including the NBA and Interscope Records. Appetizer Mobile has developed over 175 apps for small businesses and major brands and focuses on creating strong brand identities in the mobile space. Mobile applications developed by the company have been featured in two national commercials for Apple and is a Forbes Agency Council-approved member. The company works to create engaging and entertaining experiences and has also designed a fully encrypted voice communications solution for Kryptos Communication. The team at Appetizer Mobile is also able to handle Microsoft HoloLens development and AI, deep-learning, and machine-learning integration.

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Appetizer Mobile
Appetizer Mobile
  • Address
    115 West 45th Street, Suite 501, New York, NY 10036,
  • Phone Number
    855-277-7669
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design, Mobile & App Marketing
  • Industry Focus
    Arts, entertainment & music, Business services, Gaming
  • Clients
    HBO, Lady Gaga, Joe Girardi, Del Friscos Restaurant Group, Kim Kardashian
Company Info
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
AppsChopper
AppsChopper
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
AppsChopper designs and codes mobile applications to drive business growth. The company builds high-performance, scalable, and secure mobile solutions. Offering a range of services, from strategy consulting to iOS and Android development, the team has worked with startups and major companies such as Unilever, Philips, and Vodafone. AppsChopper has offices in New York City, Boston, and Walpole, Massachusetts.

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AppsChopper
AppsChopper
  • Address
    275 Seventh Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001,
    1600 Boston-Providence Highway, Suite#288, Walpole, MA 02081
    101 Arch Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02110
  • Phone Number
    302-597-9039
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design
  • Industry Focus
    Health Care & Medical, Education, Real estate
  • Clients
    Intel, Duracell, Motorola, Revlon, Necco, HP, Philips, Unilever
Company Info
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Becurious
BeCurious
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
Through a goal-driven strategy, BeCurious works with individuals and companies to develop mobile applications. The boutique firm was named one of the top creative agencies of 2020 by Design Rush and one of the top health and fitness developers by Top App Developers. With a focus on community, BeCurious also has an online hub for designers and developers with more than 1,000 members. Additional development services offered include discovery and architecture, React Native, social interaction, and payment integration. Projects include the redesign of the Bloomberg app and wireframing and iOS development for the fan engagement app Wearefan.

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Becurious
BeCurious
  • Address
    245 96th street, New York, NY 10018,
  • Phone Number
    504-475-7060
  • Service Lines
    UX/UI Design, Web Design, Mobile App Development
  • Industry Focus
    Advertising & marketing, Health Care & Medical, eCommerce
  • Clients
    Metechi, Telus Health, Edmunds, Microsoft, Lincoln, Bloomberg
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
Blue-Label-Labs
Blue Label Labs
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Founded in 2009, Blue Label Labs has designed, developed, and marketed more than 350 digital products. The company is one of the largest product creation agencies in the world, working with entrepreneurs and small businesses as well as large companies. Blue Label Labs is included on the Inc. 5000 2019 list of fastest-growing private companies in America and was named one of New York’s top app developers by Clutch.co for its strategic business consulting and user-centric design. Services include design, development, customer testing, and maintenance. In 2020, Digital.com named Blue Label Labs one of the top mobile application developers. Projects include iOS, Android, and web development for Magic Money, as well as a management app for Major League Baseball players.

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Blue-Label-Labs
Blue Label Labs
  • Address
    175 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014,
    8201 164th Street, Suite 200, Redmond, WA 98052,
    655 Montgomery St, 7th Fl, San Francisco, CA 94111,
  • Phone Number
    No Number
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, Web Design, UX/UI Design
  • Industry Focus
    Advertising & marketing, Arts, entertainment & music, Business services
  • Clients
    Bloomberg News, Microsoft, Google/Alphabet, Fender, PayPal
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Colorful-Dots
Colorful Dots, LLC
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
Working in both the private and public sectors, Colorful Dots is a full-service software development agency with over 20 years of experience. The company prides itself on strong leadership, with members of the team having previous U.S. Military experience. Expertise named Colorful Dots one of the best mobile application developers of 2020 for its affordability and innovation. The company designs custom software products for state and federal government agencies, high-growth startups, and Fortune 500 companies. In addition to developing mobile apps, Colorful Dots offers learning management systems, accessibility, big data, and proof of concept services.

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Colorful-Dots
Colorful Dots, LLC
  • Address
    Brooklyn, New York, NY 11206
  • Phone Number
    800-755-6599
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design, Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Government, Advertising & marketing, Arts, entertainment & music
  • Clients
    New York State Office Of General Services Hourly Based Information Technology Services (HBITS)
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 2 - 9 employees
Dedicated-Developers
Dedicated Developers
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Trusted by major brands such as Spotify and Walmart, Dedicated Developers provides up-to-date mobile app development services for a host of high-profile clients. The company also helps small and medium-sized enterprises cope with modern technological challenges. The award-winning firm designs Android and iPhone apps and hybrid applications that work across both operating systems. Dedicated Developers has an A+ accredited business rating and has developed mobile applications for over 25 countries. Additional advanced IT solutions offered include website development, open-source software development, and custom app development. Clutch.co, Extract.co, and UpCity have all recognized Dedicated Developers as one of the top mobile application development companies in New York City.

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Dedicated-Developers
Dedicated Developers
  • Address
    1390 Market St #200, San Francisco, CA 94102,
    275 7th Ave 7th floor, New York, NY 10001,
    10880 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1101, Los Angeles, CA 90024,
    22602 Princeton Place, Castro Valley, CA 94552, ,
    2300 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 700, Alpharetta, GA 30009,
    55 E Monroe St Suite 3800, Chicago, IL 60603,
  • Phone Number
    770-274-4482
  • Service Lines
    Web Development, Mobile App Development, E-Commerce Development
  • Industry Focus
    Hospitality & leisure, Health Care & Medical, Education
  • Clients
    Corning Gorilla Glass, Kripalu, Walmart, Get Momentum, Growth Oracle
Company Info
  • $50 - $99/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Fueled
Fueled
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Fueled specializes in designing mobile applications that are fast, responsive, and easy to use. The company offers mobile app development for small businesses, midmarket companies, and large enterprises, and has won awards from the Webbys, Hive, and W3. The firm works across multiple verticals, developing projects for companies in the advertising/marketing and arts/entertainment/music industries. High-profile clients include MGM Resorts International, Verizon, and Harvard. Fueled has offices in New York, London, Los Angeles, and Chicago. The company’s work building a mobile platform with payment integration for Warby Parker won the Best of the Apple Store in 2016.

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  • Address
    13 Crosby Street, Floor 3, New York, NY 10013,
    68 Hanbury St., London E1 5JL, United Kingdom,
    269 S. Beverly Dr., Suite 634, Beverly Hills, CA 90212,
    35 E. Wacker, 10th fl., Chicago, IL 60601,
  • Phone Number
    212-763-7726
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design, Web Design
  • Industry Focus
    Consumer products & services, Advertising & marketing, Arts, entertainment & music
  • Clients
    MGM Resorts International, 9Gag, Harvard, Rite Aid, Verizon, Crunchbase, Afterlight, QuizUp, Summit Series, Barneys, Happify, Sunnycomb, Matador
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
ITechArt-Group
iTechArt Group
  • $25 - $49/hour
  • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
ITechArt Group helps VC-backed startups and fast-growing tech companies build successful and scalable digital products. From big data to DevOps, the company creates custom solutions developed by its talent pool of more than 1,700 engineers. Since 2017, iTechArt has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. More than half of iTechArt’s clients come from top accelerators and incubators, including Y Combinator, Techstars, and 500 Startups. A member of Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500, iTechArt specializes in more than 20 industries, from fintech to health care. The firm has offices in New York City; Marietta, Georgia; Iselin, New Jersey; London; and Belarus.

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ITechArt-Group
iTechArt Group
  • Address
    575 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022,
    3535 Roswell Road, Suite 40, Marietta, GA 30062,
    200 Middlesex Tpke, Suite 204, Iselin, NJ 08830,
    30 Churchill Place, London E14 5RE, United Kingdom,  44 207 117 2842,
    10 Tolstoy street, Minsk 220007, Belarus
  • Phone Number
    718-374-5043
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development, Mobile App Development, Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Financial services, Health Care & Medical, Education
  • Clients
    ClassPass, ZEFR, Gain Capital (forex.com), Merkle, Barchart
Company Info
  • $25 - $49/hour
  • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
Rocket-Insights
Rocket Insights
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
With a team of developers boasting more than two decades of development experience, Rocket Insights designs easy-to-use apps focused on the user experience. The company also offers internet-of-things (IoT) and voice application development, web development, and UX/UI design. Rocket Insights serves clients across multiple industries, including health care and medical, media, and consumer products and services. The majority of its clients are either large enterprises or midmarket businesses. Projects include design, development, and product strategy for Indigo Ag and iOS development for Kickboard. Rocket Insights has U.S. offices in Brooklyn; Boston and Newburyport, Massachusetts; and San Jose, California. International offices are located in Croatia and Argentina.

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Rocket-Insights
Rocket Insights
  • Address
    87 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02108,
    20 Inn Street, Newburyport, MA 01950,
    81 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201,
    75 E Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113,
  • Phone Number
    925-854-1970
  • Service Lines
    Web Development, Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design
  • Industry Focus
    Health Care & Medical, Media, Consumer products & services
  • Clients
    Indigo Ag, Bose, Fidelity, Foundation Medicine, Fox
Company Info
  • $150 - $199/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Rootstrap
Rootstrap
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Boasting a global team, Rootstrap is an award-winning digital studio that develops web and mobile applications for startups, publicly traded companies, and public figures. Specializing in creating development-ready prototypes, Rootstrap has built products for major companies — such as TikTok, Disney, Salesforce, and Microsoft — that are capable of receiving millions of downloads across multiple platforms. The firm has experience with clients developing their first mobile app and established multinational corporations. In 2020, Rootstrap ranked number 26 on Software World’s list of the top mobile development companies. The firm has offices in New York City, West Hollywood, and Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Rootstrap
Rootstrap
  • Address
    8913 W Sunset Blvd #1/2, West Hollywood, CA 90069,
    8913 W Sunset Blvd #1/2, West Hollywood, CA 90069,
    455 West 23rd Street, Suite 1B, New York, NY 10011,
    Sarandi 690D MF, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay, Av. Corrientes 800, Buenos Aires C1008, Argentina
  • Phone Number
    310-388-3843
  • Service Lines
    IT Staff Augmentation, Web Development, Mobile App Development
  • Industry Focus
    Business services, Consumer products & services, Education
  • Clients
    Cash Money Records, Spotify, Snoop Dogg, CES, Disney, Microsoft, Epson
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Saritasa
Saritasa
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Saritasa is a full-service mobile, web, software, AR/VR, and IoT development firm. Technology partnerships with Microsoft and AT&T help the company leverage the latest industry developments when designing solutions for clients. Saritasa was named one of the top software and mobile app developers by Clutch.co in 2019. Since its founding in 2005, the firm has worked on more than 1,750 projects across multiple industries, including business, education, and financial services. Projects include Android app development for ComChat and augmented reality development for the Avadyne Health medical billing app. The company has offices in New York City, Chicago, and Newport Beach, California.

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Saritasa
Saritasa
  • Address
    20411 Birch St., Suite 330, Newport Beach, CA 92660,
    222 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10038,
    111 W. Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60654,
  • Phone Number
    888-905-1451
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development, Mobile App Development, AR/VR Development
  • Industry Focus
    Business services, Education, Financial services
  • Clients
    Yamaha, Toyota, Sony, Verizon, St. Jude Medical
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
The-Sneakers-Agency
The Sneakers Agency
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Founded in 2014, The Sneakers Agency is a boutique development firm that works with start-ups, enterprises, and nonprofits. The agency helps companies clarify their digital strategy and was named one of the top 20 New York-based application design firms by Design Rush. Services include user interface, research and discovery, CRM and hosting, and QA and deployment. With offices in New York City and Singapore, the firm boasts a diverse portfolio that includes reimagining the iOS app for The Infatuation and creating the first-ever Android application for the fitness brand SoulCycle.

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The-Sneakers-Agency
The Sneakers Agency
  • Address
    401 Broadway, STE 1110, New York, NY 10013,
    290A Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427542, Singapore
  • Phone Number
    646-396-5193
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, Web Development, UX/UI Design
  • Industry Focus
    Real estate, Advertising & marketing, Consumer products & services
  • Clients
    Pepsi, IBM, Sony, Soul Cycle, Equinox
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 10 - 49 employees
Utility
Utility
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Utility creates mobile experiences driven by design, strategy, and technology. As an end-to-end product agency, Utility handles all aspects of digital creation, from strategy to engineering to long-term growth. The company builds scalable mobile applications for both iOS and Android. The company has worked with a range of clients, from funded startups to enterprise brands, including Airbnb, the NBA, Mount Sinai, and Shark Tank. Utility has been recognized as one of New York’s top app developers by The Manifest, Clutch.co, and Goodfirms.co. The company is a member of the Forbes Agency Council and has offices in New York City, Los Angeles, and Austin.

Summary

  • Address
    (HQ) 260 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016,
    11400 W Olympic Blvd Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90064,
    100 Congress Ave #2000, Austin, TX 78701,
  • Phone Number
    212-328-1167
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design, Web Development
  • Industry Focus
    Advertising & marketing, Arts, entertainment & music, Consumer products & services
  • Clients
    Airbnb, NBA, Samsung, Verizon, DirecTV, Target, Mount Sinai
Company Info
  • $100 - $149/hour
  • 50 - 249 employees
Zco
Zco
  • $25 - $49/hour
  • 250 - 999 employees
Zco Corporation is a mobile development and design firm specializing in custom software and mobile app development. It develops software for startups, app creators, and Fortune 500 companies. Services include both native and hybrid mobile application development, enterprise software, and mobile games. For more than a decade, Zco’s team of programmers, engineers, artists, and project managers has created technology solutions ranging from augmented reality experiences to cloud storage solutions for large-scale businesses. Projects include the development of a golfing app for GolfLogix and a global mobile fitness platform for ChallengeMe. In 2019, Clutch.co named Zco one of the top B2B companies. It has offices in New York City, Boston, and Nashua, New Hampshire.

Summary

  • Address
    58 Technology Way, Suite 2w10, Nashua, NH 03060,
    745 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02111,
    33 Irving Place, New York, NY 10003,
  • Phone Number
    332-220-3900
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, Custom Software Development, BI & Big Data Consulting & SI
  • Industry Focus
    Health Care & Medical, Information technology, Advertising & marketing
  • Clients
    Verizon, Microsoft, John Hancock, Liberty Mutual, Coolmax Socks, BBC America
Company Info
  • $25 - $49/hour
  • 250 - 999 employees

How We Chose the Top Mobile App Development Companies in New York City

Many mobile application developers in New York City claim to offer multiple features and services that put their company ahead of the competition. We evaluated firms on services they offer that help mobile projects, such as native and hybrid application development, UX/UI design, and prototype development. By examining these components, we determined the best mobile application developers in New York City.

Multiple Service Lines

Every project is different, and we highlighted firms that provide a range of service lines. The developers we chose offer mobile app development and UX/UI design, AR/VR development, and big data consulting. They focus on helping to clarify digital strategy, optimize the user experience, and encourage growth. We chose firms that are constantly innovating and have experience with a range of enterprises, from solo entrepreneurs to multinational corporations.

Size of Firm

Every business has different needs, and the size of the mobile application development team you work with can affect your ability to meet important deadlines. The number of employees can also affect costs and project timelines, so we've included a range of firm sizes to account for many kinds of businesses' needs. On our list of the best mobile application developers in New York City, you will find boutique firms with fewer than 10 employees and agencies with more than 1,000 team members in offices worldwide.

Industry Focus

To ensure there are mobile application developers to fit your needs, we chose firms that have experience working with multiple industries. From health care and medical to hospitality and leisure, the mobile application developers on this list can design programs that help you reach your goals. Each industry is different, but working with developers who understand your target audience and maximize impact is important across every sector. The mobile app developers here can work with small businesses looking to develop mobile applications across multiple verticals.

Questions to Ask Mobile App Development Companies

With so many mobile application development companies in New York City each offering similar features, it’s important to ask the right questions during your initial discovery call or demo. To help you make the right inquiries, we put together a downloadable list of questions to ask your prospective mobile application developer agencies.

Download the questions to ask mobile application developers