Mobile App development

Mobile devices offer unprecedented opportunities for startups to connect with their audience.

A well-crafted mobile application can be the gateway to enhanced user engagement, brand loyalty, and exponential growth.

Our approach to app development is rooted in a deep understanding of both the technological landscape and the end-user.

With Design Thinking at the helm, we ensure that the applications we develop are tailored to user behaviours, needs, and desires. This user-centricity, paired with Agile methodologies, allows for a development process that's iterative, responsive, and always aligned with the startup's objectives.

For startups, especially in this era where mobile experiences often dictate brand perceptions, an outstanding mobile application is paramount. It's not just about having a mobile presence; it's about ensuring that this presence offers genuine value, intuitive user experiences, and drives business goals.

Whether it's harnessing the latest technologies or ensuring seamless performance, our app development service ensures startups are poised for success in the palms of their users.

Success stories

Recent examples of our work

Creating an immersive digital experience for an iconic brand
Macmillan Publishers

Creating an immersive digital experience for an iconic brand

Reinventing the digital experience for The Gruffalo, resulting in a 70% global increase in visitors.
What makes us worth talking to?

Why choose Distinction?

One project, one team

We spin up a dedicated team to work exclusively on your project. From the moment we start working together, we're never distracted by other projects. It's all about yours.

Specialised focus

Unlike consultancies and digital agencies, we're focused 100% on the creation and growth of digital products. Our knowledge, systems and processes are finely tuned.

Full product lifecycle

Our expertise covers the full product development lifecycle, from research, through design, development and launch, to ongoing support. There's no knowledge lost between phases.

Transparent collaboration

Our team will work with you like it's an in-house team. Daily communication, transparent dashboards and agile boards, and shared Teams/Slack channels are the norm.

Tech with a creative edge

Every project team includes a blend of strategists, techies and creatives to ensure no stone is left unturned.

Industry recognition


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Frequently asked questions

What specific technologies and frameworks do you use?

We're agnostic. We use a range of modern technologies tailored to the project's needs, including:

  • Modern front-end technologies such as React, Vue, NextJS and Tailwind CSS
  • Leading backend technologies including .NET, Java and PHP
  • Native mobile development using Swift, React Native, Kotlin and Flutter
  • Scalable database services including Azure SQL, CosmosDB, MongoDB and others
  • Composable CMS platforms such as, Sanity, Prismic and Payload CMS
  • Best of need DXP systems such as Umbraco, Kentico and WordPress
  • Codeless prototyping solutions such as Webflow and Retool

This enables us to choose the right technology stack that aligns with the project's goals and the long-term vision.

You can read more about our technology partners here.

Get in touch

Discuss your project with our senior digital strategist today.