Native Apps & Web Applications

Leap Logic is a Birmingham-based digital agency that builds custom applications for browsers, iOS, and Android that serve consumer and enterprise purposes. For many, the app development process can seem daunting, and it can be difficult to determine what features to include versus the cost of developing an app. Our goal is to bring clarity to custom app development, so please reach out if you have questions about your new or existing application.

App Development Process

In order to bring your app from idea to market, we follow a strategic process, guiding you through the decision-making details to clarify what your app needs, what it doesn’t, and how we should design, develop, and launch it. Our three-phase process can take between 6 to 12 months.

  • Discovery
    We document your app’s requirements (including features, budget, and timeline) through multiple meetings, research, and exploration.
  • Prototyping & Design
    Through interactive wireframes that act as blueprints, we build a prototype that simulates the app interfaces, providing an early look at what the app’s experience will be. We also create a full design system for your app, adding beautiful designs to the app screens and menus.
  • Development
    Using sprint development rounds, we build, test, train, and deploy the fully functional Minimum Viable Product (MVP) as outlined in the original scope.

Custom App Capabilities

We have a diverse set of capabilities and features within app development. We work with our partners to determine exactly which capabilities are needed to serve a specific, problem-solving purpose within each unique app. Here are some of the capabilities we have developed in the past.

Back End Management
Manage your app with powerful and secure administrative tools
Analyze data and gain valuable insights about your app with sophisticated reporting tools
Business Process Management (BPM)
Match your app to fit your existing processes, rather than trying to fit your organization around an app.
User Access Control
Manage custom access for secure users with multiple roles
API Integrations
Easily integrate your new app with existing third-party systems, or build multiple coordinating systems within the app
Replace costly and labor-intensive processes with automatic app functions
Make using your app fun and rewarding by harnessing competition and game theory
Learning Management Systems
Deliver content to your end-users that assists in training, growth, and education
Inventory and Product Management
Manage your inventory with advanced control systems
Pricing Wizards
Estimate pricing for complex processes and products, custom-designed for your business
Manage and track your payments, donations, and receipts, whether they’re one-time or recurring.

Our developers are able to create custom solutions not listed here. For more information about what your app could do, contact us.

How much does it cost to build an app?

App development is complex, and so is our pricing. But that doesn’t mean we can’t be transparent. While our apps are priced according to their development requirements, we offer transparent price ranges for our development phases. Our app development phases begin at the following price points.

  • Discovery - $5k
  • Prototyping and design - starting at $10k
  • Development - starting at $50k

App development takes time and expertise. Development budgets should support good development to ensure that it works well the first time. In order to keep customer costs low and determine an app’s viability, we develop an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) designed to grow as the app demonstrates success.

There are several ways to fund app development.

  • Bootstrap
  • VC funding
  • Angel investing
  • Private partnerships

Schedule a conversation to discuss

Services for existing Apps

In addition to creating apps from scratch, we also can partner with your several existing in-house teams to provide specific app services. Some recent partnerships have lead us to:

  • Provide a usability audit to a Learning Management Software
  • Create a UI kit and Primary interface designs for an Enterprise Project Management Suite
  • Develop Front End Application Features for a Compliance Auditing product
  • Create interactive prototypes improving UX for a Document Imaging Application
  • Develop a new API for a Customer Pricing Wizard

View our work