OWA team preparing design and development project

Design & Development

web applications, mobile apps and websites
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Designing and developing a new web application, mobile app or website is an exciting step into the future for any organisation

Transforming your digital

Your new project may form an integral part of a wider digital strategy or simply be a standalone piece of work.

Whichever applies to you, it will be vital to your audience, your mission and, ultimately, your budget to get it right.

Clarity from the outset on design and development will help enormously as these are two highly inter-dependent strands on any digital product.  

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Where do you start?

What do your users want? What do stakeholders need?

How do brand, design, technical solution and data security all fit together?

Questions are a good place to start on any project.

There may be a lot of them and the answers are best explored together. In fact, developing a brief is often a collaborative process and one we are very happy to help with.

And all of this before a pixel has been styled or a single line of code written.

We know it can feel a little daunting.

OWA team designing and developing a client project

Help is at hand

OWA is a technology company with over 25 years’ expertise in the digital space.

We bring technical know-how, creativity, organisation and a quiet assurance to every project we deliver.

Working together with businesses, start-ups, local government and not-for-profits, we create compelling new digital products honed to your audience.

We owe our longevity to a great mix of clients and a down-to-earth, highly skilled team who have successfully delivered hundreds of projects to satisfied customers.

What we do

We design and develop class-leading web applications, mobile apps and websites to budget and on time.

And we integrate, manage and protect your current systems to get the best out of them, making implementation a smooth and painless process.

We work with you to understand your technical goals and ensure our creative approach and user experience spark with your audience. 

Above all, we bring our expertise and experience to bear on your project, ensuring we deliver the results you need.

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Our design and development services

We have 25 years' experience designing and developing innovative digital products that meet the needs of their audience

  • Bespoke web applications
  • UX design and IA 
  • Mobile and tablet apps
  • Creative design and branding 
  • Content-managed websites
  • Digital strategy and consulting
  • Ecommerce, integrations, APIs
  • Videography and photography 
OWA team developing and coding a project

Standalone services

OWA offers clients an end-to-end design and development solution for web application, mobile app and website creation. 

But we know big plans are built with smaller pieces so we provide standalone creative and technical services too. 

We are happy to carry out system integrations and API production alongside strategic development and technical consulting. 

User experience design and information architecture are other services we offer alongside creative design and brand identity development. We can also help you with content origination, videography and stills photography.

Behind the scenes

At the outset of every new project, OWA recommends a conversation about hosting and security and ongoing technical support.

This forms a key part of our joined-up approach to design and development.

Although these three services operate behind the scenes, they are absolutely critical to the ongoing success of every project.

Slow server performance, downtime or a data breach can have reputational, financial and legal repercussions.

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OWA team preparing design project
OWA team coding a client web application mobile app and website

UK-wide design and development services

With offices in Oxford and London, we offer all of our clients UK-wide coverage and support.

We know the value of building strong relationships with our customers – we are proud to say many have been with us for a number of years.

From wireframing, designing and coding to hosting, security and support, we ensure our approach fits your requirements.

And we’re confident in our ability to deliver. All of our development projects come with an inclusive 12-month warranty.

You can read more about what we do for our clients in these case studies.

In-house and on-call

Everything we do is managed by our in-house team and hosted at our UK-based data centres – ensuring the responsibility for your digital systems lies with us 24/7.

We like our customers to have direct access to our team on every project, meaning you can reach us on the telephone or over email.

Our rates are competitive and we are able to offer solutions for most budgets.

OWA is an ethical and socially responsible company.

Find out about OWA and our values.

Why not get in touch to learn more – we’d love to hear about your project or enquiry.

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