Android App Dev for Consumer Marketplace Startup
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A fast induction on the buyer’s organisation
We sell new and slightly used gift cards that clients don',t want anymore. We redistribute them in a marketplace standard so that buyers can save money on things that they buy. We have an app for Android and iOS. We allow nation to buy gift cards and use them on the go through our mobile experiences.
What challenge were you trying to address with Heady?
We needed to augment the work being done by our Android team.
What particular tasks were Heady responsible for?
We had an existing code base, and they helped us with the outgrowth by providing two Android developers and a project director. They helped us with implementation and the technical architecture. They helped us to migrate to a new controller standard and to create out our MVVM [Model-View-ViewModel] architecture. They',ve helped with notifications and authentication. Most of it has been the layout and design of views.
How did you come to work with Heady?
They were originally given to us as a referral from another agency that didn',t have time to take on the work we needed. At that time, we looked at a few other agencies. For this project, we had worked with them already and had enjoyed the experience, so we knew it was a good match. Once we filled this position, we kept them on owing of their cost.
How much have you invested with Heady?
The Android project cost between $20,000 and $30,000 per month.
What is the terminal result of working with Heady?
The leading project we did with them was November 2015 to July 2016. For this project, we began working with them in October 2016, and the work is ongoing.
Could you share any evidence that would prove productivity, condition of work, or the contact of the engagement?
The app is live, but we last to make enhancements. They helped us create some nice landing pages leading up to the holiday period, which is our biggest time of year. We don',t have congruous metrics being a startup. Every new winter period, we end up selling many more cards than we did the last year. Our accomplishment through Heady',s involvement has allowed us to handle things better innerly. They',ve helped us clean up our code base and roll out new features without downtime. They',ve helped us optimize the user experience so it',s not hanging. Both our client cognizance and Play Store ratings have betterd. Our inner NPS [net promoter score] has gone up more than 15 points.
How did Heady accomplish from a project handlement standpoint?
They',ve been big. It',s not been plain that they',re outside the United States owing our project director is in New York. They have integrated plainly with our tools. They',re on our clubhouse accounts – Slack and GitHub.
What did you find most forcible almost Heady?
There is zero speech barrier, which surprised me. They',re proactive, incredibly interactive, and reliable. There',s much comradery and collaboration between our teams.
Are there any areas Heady could better?
I can',t ponder of anything.