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We are headquartered in Chennai, India. Chennai belongs to the state of Tamil Nadu. a. We have a very talented team of 25+ great people, majority of which are in our headquarter in Chennai.

We have a extremely talented team who can build great Mobile Apps, Websites and Games. When we started in 2016, we began with Game development. Since then, we’ve come a long way, especially since the launch of smart phones. We’ve developed very successful projects for web, mobile apps and games all these years.

Yes, we do. You may ask for extension of our project support after the project is completed. Nevertheless, the charges depend vary from project to project. You may ask this once the project size and scope is defined.

Everything begins with an Idea and we know – each idea is precious. We take great responsibility in ensuring your idea remains confidential. To accompany our commitment, we sign Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) right before any discussion. Even during the project development – we ensure strict security and confidentiality measures to nullify unauthorized sharing of information. We also have a legal agreements with all of our employees for maintaining security and trust. It is a tricky question to be honest. We do not re-use your proprietary algorithms, license keys, trade secretes, trademarks, patented processes any where else. However, considering the authoring process of producing the code, we do use lot of open source libraries and our own libraries to save development time and avoid re-inventing the wheel all over again. This ensures you do not have to pay for something that can be produced quicker and with more quality.

Every project is unique and requires a fresh approach, but most projects pass through the some of the most common project development steps – i.e. Requirement gathering, analysis, solution consulting, wireframe / prototyping, UI design, development and testing. However, depending on the scope and type of the project, the sequence and selection of steps may vary.

Yes, if the project requires it and where our representatives are present, we will be happy send over the resource onsite for initial startup. Nevertheless, in case where our office is not present in your city/country and if the project is big, we may visit your place from our corporate office.

All of our development team works out of our headquarter – Chennai, India. However, depending on the nature of the work, specific situation and in case of special meetings, we can certainly stay awake to ensure we connect during your working hours. However, we’d prefer having this be scheduled prior to the event so that we can plan our rest of the schedules accordingly.

Yes, we do have.

We have a very simple model. We work based on “Fixed Scope” model, where we give you finite timeframe and fixed price. The second scenario is for “Evolving Scope” – where you’re not sure how big or detailed the project is going to grow. In this case, we will compose a team of different technology experts who will work with you on building project as it evolves. Since it is difficult to determine short deadline for such projects – we charge you for each team player that is required on per month bases.  In both Fixed Scope and Evolving Scope – we let you know the milestones on which you have to make payment. In most general cases, these payment milestones are tightly aligned with the delivery milestones.

We use Email, WhatsApp and Skype for project communications. We sign you up in there and loop you in with the rest of team who’s going to work on your project. You’ll generally discuss with a Project Manager and Tech Lead – but we’re not having constraints in case you want to speak to any member of the team who’s working on your project.

Web Development

The overall time to build a website depends on several factors. The first one is the complexity of the project. A static website usually takes less time than eCommerce websites or websites that require flash development. Some minor or major changes may increase the time limit. An average time taken by our web developer for a static website will be lesser than a website with flash and other dynamic graphics. Nevertheless, to develop complex websites such as eCommerce website takes a bit more time.

Our quality service at affordable cost is our USP. We know the value of your money and hence, we work with full dedication and devotion to turn your venture into a successful one. We have pool of experts in various technologies including php, Microsoft (.net), Java etc. Whether it is a simple, static website or a complex, eCommerce project, we never let our clients’ compromise with the quality. We put the same efforts and dedication into a static website as we do in a complex project. We provide efficient web development services in various top frameworks including the various open source PHP frameworks.

Mobile Development

Native apps are built for specific platforms (e.g. iOS, Android, Windows Phone etc.). They are built using platforms’ native SDK and development platforms and are able to use some of specific features of device – e.g. Camera, Volume controller, speaker etc. The web based apps (also web-apps) run within the mobile browser and are virtually webpages that imitate the look of a native mobile UI. Such apps are advantageous over native apps as they give same user-experience on different smartphones. However, they can’t use some features of devices like native apps.

Yes, we build mobile applications for all major mobile development platforms. You can hire our developers for developing app for iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Mobile. Whether you want to develop apps for just one or two platforms, or want to develop an app that works on all the mobile platforms, we are at your service.

We don’t have control over this. Nevertheless, most of the applications developed by Gamiac Studios do well on the market. If you are keen to earn out of the application, we recommend using our Business Analysis provided by the experts. Gamiac Studios offers consultancies in such cases.

Yes, we are. We have professional partnership model for clients who want to grow in business with us.

If you want the changes to be made in the app, it will cost you. We recommend having the project scope defined before beginning the project to save time and money.

Yes, we do at free of cost! Nevertheless, you’ll have to pay the minimum amount of charge (fees) by the main company (for example Apple AppStore Yearly charges US$99.00).

The framework or programming language that we use to develop applications depends upon the chosen platform by the client. For example, for iPhone application, we use iOS SDK, Objective C, Swift, Xcode, and other tools and technologies provided by Apple. Similarly, for Android application, we use Android SDK. We expertise in frameworks of Open Source and Microsoft Technologies for Web Service and API based applications.

Yes, we do have.

Yes, you can get an application that would work in all platforms. For such development, you need to go for cross-platform mobile development in which our developers use frameworks that are used to develop the main application and then deploy it across your desired platforms. For more information on our cross-platform development services, you can check out our services for cross-platform mobile development.

Yes, we can. You can hire us for just writing codes for programming.

Most of the apps we develop don’t get rejected. There are no special criteria for this but just making a neat and clean app works. Our apps are foolproof and bug-free as they pass from various robust testing. Though we don’t guarantee of approval on iTunes as it may be rejected other than technical fault.

Need of hosting or website depends on what architecture your application is using. If your application requires database and web services that connect database to the app, you need hosting in order to manage database and those web services. If you already have hosting infrastructure and server – we can help you utilize the same. As far as website goes, if you need your end users to do any activity or you need website for marketing your app, we can help you develop that as well.

You may! Nevertheless, this may be chargeable.

Unlike web apps, mobile apps do not have access to remote databases. In order to fetch the data from the servers, an alternative service is needed. Web services or APIs are that alternative. By creating XML/JSON files from the database, we can use data from these files for user application.

No. Flash is not supported on any iOS device. The support for flash is going to be discontinued from Adobe (who owns flash now) for mobile devices. Also, the flash is very rapidly being replaced by core SDK capabilities and HTML5.

Well, who doesn’t want to be there in that spot? 🙂 Saying that, it totally depends on how cool is your app idea, as well as the app as one solid product. Apparently, it is all up to Apple and Google staff when it comes to selecting an app to feature there. But having a great concept put together well increases your changes. So, it is not just us, however our role could be significant in having you take your app to that place.

Hiring Models

You may choose your team if you’re going for a Evolving project scope model. You have to share with us the profile of ideal candidate and we’ll schedule interviews with you and our team member.

Well, there’s no limit as such. You can hire as little or as much as you think your project will require. However, our team will certainly help you compose the best team that helps you take your idea to the market with the most cost effective composition of the team.

This is applicable for Evolving Scope model. We require that you hire a team for at least 3 months minimum – so that they get to know your objectives, align closely with your team (if you have) and ensure all critical aspects of the projects are taken care of. During this period – they’ll not work on any of the project except for yours. If you see you need shorter engagement, we’d recommend you go for a fixed price model.

Well, we always prefer that project scope is outlined and concluded upfront in case of Fixed Scope model (as the name suggests). Obviously, it is purely due to the planning and expectations set in terms of timeline and cost. While in the case of Evolving Scope model, you’re free to make alterations because you’ll be directly driving the team here – giving you enough room to set new goals, scope, timelines and everything else. Although – even in the later case, we recommend you plan small, execute it and then set up new goals.

Certainly. While we absolutely love our clients to be technical, we also carry years of experience with us to fill in the gap for technology on your behalf.

It couldn’t have been better. If you know what you’d expect from the development team and know what to execute, it will require much less time to get started. We just need to understand everything you’ve got for us on the table and we can figure out the right engagement model for the project. We can provide you the estimates and Fixed Scope model would just be right for you.

Yes, you can! In the model where you build your own team, it is possible to interview and evaluate the skills of programmers at Gamiac Studios. Nevertheless, you are provided with each developer’s resume that contains information about their expertise and experience in the domain.

Oh we are absolutely in love with modern technology. We carry tremendous enthusiasm to learn, adapt and implement new technologies. There is an array of technologies we have excelled when it comes to Web including PHP and .NET – of course with a bunch of open source and SaaS products. For Mobile – we work with Native SDKs for iOS and Android. We also work at times with cross-platform tools such as Titanium, PhoneGap and Configure.IT. For creating stunning UI and Graphics, we use a combination of softwares such as Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Afinity and Corel Suites.

Of course. We’d love to collaborate with fellow team members at your end who can make a great team along with our team. We recommend to hire team of people from our us – who can fill in the gap of your team to establish a perfect balance for your project.