Change your region Australia

Bookmark and Share Share

Owning a mobile app is not a trend today; instead, it is the basic necessity especially for companies to generate revenues.

Smartphones and tablets have taken users to the digital world where they can find anything and everything with the help of apps. Apps have a great potential to take forward brand recognition process and mark the online presence of companies simultaneously.

However, the crux of the whole scenario is that developers are required to design the apps. But it is not less than a hard nut to crack! "Digging up developers from wellspring" demands perseverance.

Therefore, to pull you out from this gloomy situation, here are the guidelines and steps to follow while hiring an app developer. Take a look:

ASK SPECIFIC TECHNICAL QUESTIONS

There are developers who pretend to possess excellent programming skills. However, this is not the truth in every case. Therefore, it is wise to test the skills sooner rather than later. If you have tech-savvy folks, let them ask specific coding questions to determine the capabilities of the candidate.

EVALUATE PORTFOLIO

A dexterous developer must have excellent UI/UX skills. While assessing their portfolio, watch out for beautifully designed apps with friendly user interfaces. The app’s popularity majorly depends on the ease of use by users.

ASK FOR THE LIST OF PAST AND PRESENT CLIENTS

Don’t hesitate from asking the list of clients. This, in turn, will help you only in knowing how reliable, loyal, and result-oriented the team/person is by contacting the previous clients. Don’t be afraid of asking for more references.

THE PROCESS OF COMMUNICATION

The outcome depends upon the friendly association of app development team and company members that how often they communicate and understand the company requirements while designing the product.

Communication plays a major role in working with remote teams. A good app development team will provide you with daily chats, group and individual calls, weekly status reports, and a demo at the end of every stage.

ASK FOR SPECIAL FEATURES TO IMPLEMENT IN APP

As there are n number of apps in the market, users really need something creative, unique, and useful to pay attention. Examine the capabilities of the developer and ask for other features he can add to the app, such as 3-D gaming, social media sharing, GPS check-ins, or product coupons.

ASK FOR THE STRATEGY TO YIELD PROFIT

If your elementary goal is to generate revenue from your app, the developer should be aware of the features to be included in the app to yield money. Test the marketing skills also of the developer.

METHODS APPLIED FOR TESTING APP

The appropriate way to test the app is to run it on the smartphone for which it is fabricated. The candidate should be capable enough to explain the process of carrying out the testing process. Additionally, he/ she should have potential enough to eliminate any errors within a short span of time.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

The person or company, whosoever is paying for the mobile app will be the owner of the final product.in order to be sure of all the rights of the app you commissioned, a copyright assignment should be signed between the company and the  app developer. The document should vouch for confidentiality and declare that the company owns the app’s design, source code, and all the related content.

SUBMITTING TO APP STORES

Once the product has been passed through quality filters, the last step comes for the developer to submit the app to the app store or play store. An experienced developer must be familiar with the guidelines to be followed while submitting apps to the app store. Hence, satisfy yourself after proper analysis.

DON"T LET PRICE DRIVE YOU

If you have got the desired candidate who possesses all the above-mentioned skills, then don’t compromise on the price. For getting the best product, hire the best team/person.

Every company has a budget but the lowest cost option can turn out to be more expensive in the long run. Therefore, don’t hesitate in paying well to the desired candidate.

WRAP UP

Thus, the guidelines mentioned above will surely help you out in acquiring the right candidate. It’s preferable to put efforts once in searching the right candidate for a long term rather than re-iterating the process. Stay tuned! 

Published: Sep 20, 2016 8:17pm by macyjones.

Tags: , ,

48 comments

Comments

Log in or register to add your comment.

About Author

Default_user_medium

macyjones

Advertise on OurPatch

Are you interested in advertising on OurPatch? Know what your options are. Request information on your advertising options.

Copyright OurPatch 2007-2017 [2.0] Rails 3.2.11