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Codebridge, an outsourcing IT company founded in 2020, develops software (web and mobile applications) and deals in outstaffing, UI/UX Design for product and service companies in Europe and the United States.

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We are codebridgers

International team with Ukrainian heart

We are an outsourcing IT company that develops software (web and mobile applications) and deals in outstaffing, and UI/UX Design for product and service companies in Europe and the United States. Codebridge’s customers include the Big 4 companies, large technology firms, and well-known startups in consulting, pharmacy and healthcare, and fintech.

Top Rated Plus talent is highly rated for work on large contracts.

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countries are united
in our team
13034
people typically apply
for vacancies at Codebridge
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fulfilled
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Multinational
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Why many companies choose Codebridge?

  • We have a professional team of 27 UI/UX designers. When dealing with a client, we first send a prototype and do it independently rather than outsource it. Accordingly, expertise is accumulated. It helps make a product that looks great and is easy to use
  • We have Big 4 DNA, which helps grasp complex things on the fly and understand business needs much deeper
  • Own unique automated employee selection system, which allows us to process about 1000 candidates every month and select abnormally talented people for the team

What we offer?

Custom software development
Our expertise:
  • Web and mobile application development
  • Business analysis
  • Software architecture
  • Maintenance
Web applications development
Our expertise:
  • Front-end development
  • Back-end development
  • Software architecture
  • Maintenance of legacy systems
UI/UX
Our expertise:
  • Mobile App Design
  • Web & Desktop Design
  • Redesign services
  • Graphic Design Services
Mobile apps development
Our expertise:
  • IOS APP DEVELOPMENT
  • ANDROID APP DEVELOPMENT
  • CROSS-PLATFORM APP DEVELOPMENT
DevOps
Our expertise:
  • Continuous Integration
  • DRP in Place
  • Monitoring
  • Security
  • Troubleshooting
  • Configurations
Quality assurance
Our expertise:
  • Manual testing
  • Automation testing
  • Functional testing
  • Security testing
Technical support
Our expertise:
  • Software maintenance
  • Infrastructure support
Project management
Our expertise:
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Change Management
  • Project Management as a Service
  • Project Management Consultation
  • Project Scoping and Delivery
  • Project Management Process Optimization

Industries we deal with

Healthtech
The advancement of technology is enabling the healthcare industry to improve its services. We develop HIPAA-compliant apps that are excellent way for our clients to break into the lucrative healthcare space. Our DNA analysis tool is one of our best projects and apps that benefit cancer patients.
Energy
Technology development moves very fast and energy infrastructure becomes more complex, the need to optimize energy generation and consumption becomes a core issue. We are technology partners for our clients, and together improve energy saving as well as energy efficiency (eliminating energy waste). What is more important all these approaches are implemented in esthetic and practical design.
FinTech
We live in a time when people no longer need to go to physical banks to borrow or deposit money or fill out loan applications. The era of neobanks has come, and our team is focusing on developing intelligent algorithms to run these services and fast interfaces to make them user-friendly.
Consulting
The Codebridge team has unique experience working with consulting companies, including the Big Four. We have developed systems for knowledge management, HR, goal-setting (using SMART approach), 360-degree feedback, and CRM. These developments aim to optimize the business, improve relations with current customers and attract new ones.
Public Safety
As it is difficult to manage in such mission-critical environments, Codebridge supports clients’ transformational IT changes. Thanks to our technologies they become more responsive, engage better with citizens, protect the public and save lives. Even the most complicated software is developed with an aesthetic design that helps our clients achieve their goals.
E-commerce
Codebridge has experience providing e-commerce solutions to consumer goods, fashion apparel, services, and other industries across the globe. Our experts will guide you with a result-oriented online approach strategy and determine which marketplace is right for you to sell your products and reach more customers.
Social networks
We bring innovation to the intersection of different industries and social media. Our professional team work with blockchain inside the system with social media elements. High-load systems are created together with elegant design. All our products are customized.
Education
IT upgraded education services with better connectivity and innovation-led technology. At Codebridge we thrive on bringing innovation to modernize the learning experience. Our in-depth knowledge & expertise ensure flexible and secure IT solutions that can improve learning outcomes.
Automotive
Upgrade your business processes through digital transformation and our automotive software development services. Codebridge team has a solid experience in automotive software solutions, as well as automotive software testing. If you need to implement complex IT automotive projects, Codebridge's developers, PMs, BAs, architects, and other industry experts will ensure leading decisions.

Testimonials

Vaseka Siddiqui
Vaseka Siddiqui
Product Manager
at
Redseer ( Strategy Consultants)

I am writing to thank you for the quality of service provided by CodeBridge. We sincerely appreciate your efficient, gracious customer service, the level of detail and accountability you have demonstrated on this project, and the way you conduct all our requirements. We have, and will continue to, recommend your services to other companies and contacts. Our team could not be more satisfied with your work, and we look forward to many more such collaborations. Special thanks to Artyom Sokolov for always being available to accommodate our changes on time.

Country
India
Project Summary

Developing a dashboard/report on Microsoft Power BI

Industry

Business Strategy and Consulting

TEAM SIze

1

DURATION

2 weeks

BUDGET

875 $

TECHNOLOGIES

Bennett Tong
Bennett Tong
Product Manager
at
Locad

Alexandra has been doing UX design for Locad for the past six months, and we have been delighted with her work. Her designs have made a severe impact on the usability of our product. She has been responsive to our requests and responsible for delivering results. We are excited to continue growing our business with the help of Alexandra and Codebridge.

Country
Singapore
Project Summary

Building new shipping aggregator product

Industry

Logistics Network

TEAM SIze

1

DURATION

7 months +

BUDGET

More than 20 000 $

TECHNOLOGIES

Arjan van Helden
Arjan van Helden
UX/UI Design Team Lead
at
vidaXL

For our CRO program, we were looking for a UX/UI Designer to help generate A/B test ideas and design them. Vlad is a to-the-point, fast-to-deliver designer with a good understanding of user needs. Vlad has been creating dozens of design briefs, and we have seen 1-liner ideas grow into fully interactive prototypes and test variations.

Country
Netherlands
Project Summary

Ideation, research, concept creation and production work

Industry

E-commerce

TEAM SIze

10+

DURATION

5months and continuing

BUDGET

$7000+

TECHNOLOGIES

Senka Drobac
Senka Drobac
CEO
at
Kieli Experts Oy

We are delighted with the website redesign that Ignat made for us. He showed lots of creativity, and a professional approach made the whole process easy and efficient. We are looking forward to cooperating with Ignat again in future projects!

Country
Finland
Project Summary

Website redesign

Industry

Web service

TEAM SIze

1

DURATION

6 weeks

BUDGET

TECHNOLOGIES

Jacob Lund
Jacob Lund
COO
at
Rentola

We have been working with Codebridge for two months and, so far, have been happy with the process and results. More specifically, we have worked with one of their UX designers (Denys), who has made a beautiful design for us. He accepts all tasks and does them amazingly. He is good at giving updates every day with what he did today and the plan for tomorrow. And then we have three meetings weekly where he shows me that. In addition, you also get a PM on the side, attending meetings, which helps to ensure everything goes well around the collaboration. Thank you so far, and we look forward to more cooperation.

Country
Denmark
Project Summary

Website redesign

Industry

Lodging, Hospitality

TEAM SIze

1

DURATION

2 months and continuing

BUDGET

TECHNOLOGIES

why professionals choose codebridge?

Cherish our newbies

We support our new members every step of the way: attaching a mentor, explaining our workflow, values, and methodologies until you are fully ready to jump in.

Love our projects

Our projects are like a unique art form, we work with inspiration, and we are creative in solving any tasks of our clients to impress them with the result.

Chill together

Codebridgers are a talented team with a big heart, and we feel comfortable together both in work processes and during any format of chilling together.

OUR TEAM

what is new?

How to make your design catchy and the most harmonious?

With this question, a visual hierarchy will help us — the arrangement of graphic elements in a design in order of importance of each component. The visual weight defines the significance of a part in a design’s hierarchy, communicating to a viewer’s eyes what to focus on and in what order.

We found TOP-6 necessary steps, following which you’ll get the best design!

1. Size matters

In other words — people read bigger things first.

2. Reading patterns

Z-patterns

apply to ads or websites where information is not necessarily presented in block paragraphs. A reader’s eye first scans the top of the page, where important information is likely to be found, then shoots down to the opposite corner at a diagonal and does the same thing across the lower part of the page

F-patterns

apply to traditional, text-heavy pages like articles or blog posts.

A user reads down the left side of the page, then stops on something exciting and continues reading (to the right). The result looks something like an F (or E, or something with even more horizontal bars, but the “F” term has stuck).

3. Direction

Everything is typically designed according to a grid of vertical and horizontal lines, but we propose you break the rule.

Text that is arranged on a curve or diagonal will automatically stand out against surrounding grid-locked text, taking center stage.

4. Typeface weight and pairing

Font plays a crucial role in the visual hierarchy. Among a typeface’s most important attributes are weight – the width of the strokes that compose its letters – and style, like serif and sans serif. Other modifications like italicization can help too.

5. Color and tint

Bright colors stand out from muted colors or grayscale, while lighter tints appear more “distant” and fall lower on the hierarchy than richer, darker ones.

6. Space and texture

Another way of drawing attention is to give a “room to breathe.” It’s easier to catch the user’s attention when he has enough space to go through. Your design shouldn’t be overloaded with objects because, in this case, it becomes wholly unattractive and difficult to understand.

The superpower of the user journey map

One of a UX designer's critical responsibilities is understanding their user's needs, desires, and motivations. The best UX designers use every tool possible to engage their users and empathize with them so they can understand their experience relative to the product they're building.

One of the best tools to achieve this is a journey map.

User journey maps are visual aids that help outline a user's experience with a product, service, or feature. If you genuinely want to understand your users and enhance their experiences with your products, you need to use journey maps.

What is a user journey map?

A user journey map is a visual representation depicting a user's journey to achieve a goal.

Visually, a user journey map typically follows this pattern:

1. At the top, there's a specific persona or user along with the scenario and the goals the persona has for the scenario.

2. The middle includes the user's phases in the scenario and their thoughts and feelings.

3. And at the bottom are the insights and opportunities gleaned from the user journey map.

The user journey mapping process allows product teams to examine every step a user takes through a shared experience. It provides insights into what works and doesn't work from the user's perspective. It's one of the best tools for visualizing a user experience and uncovering pain points and moments of pleasure.

Looking closer at the details, user journey maps provide various qualitative benefits, such as:

· Increasing empathy for the user across teams

· Understanding differences between users as they move through their journeys

· Validating the user's expectations measures against their actual experiences

· Optimizing individual stages in the user journey

Our next station is types of user journey maps.

At their core, journey maps are about understanding the user experience. But because every business is different, the approach each takes to create its maps varies. These variations depend on what they're hoping to understand about their users. And those users' experiences as well as business goals.

Current state journey maps

When people familiar with UX think of journey maps, they probably think of current state maps. The most common kind of map they're all about the experience a user has in the present. They're the current state of a product or service being examined. But they're what users think and feel when they experience something in the here and now.

Current state maps are best for teams looking to improve on established experiences. They examine existing pain points and concerns your users have with your products and services, so they're perfect for identifying and understanding user pain points.

Day in the life journey maps

A day in the life map also focuses on existing experiences your users have, but it takes a more holistic approach. These maps consider the experiences a user has throughout their day — not just with your brand's offerings but with other products, services, and experiences in their daily life.

Future state journey maps

Future state maps concern how users think and feel about a future experience. Compared to other maps, they're more creative and innovative than data-driven and focused more on a user's hopes and desires. Their purpose is more about creating future experiences for the user and understanding how they'll think and feel about those experiences.

Blueprint journey maps

Blueprint maps, sometimes called service blueprints, are more abstract journey maps. They start with simplified versions of other maps and then build on them with systems, policies, processes, and other technologies that impact the user's experience.

Most of the time, they're built on current or future state maps. When built using current state maps, they can provide insights into the root causes of user pain points and concerns. With future maps, they can help you understand what kind of infrastructure of people and technology you'll need to facilitate the goal experience.

How to create a user journey map from scratch

Building a user journey map is different for every team and every situation, so there aren't any one-size-fits-all templates. But some elements common to all journey maps get the ball rolling when you set out to build your own.

You'll need to figure out

· User persona: Who's the focus of this journey map? A journey map should focus on just one perspective

· Scenario: What's the scenario you're looking at? Describe in detail the situation the user is experiencing

· Goals and Expectations: What are the user's goals and expectations? Describe their needs and motivations

Define the stages

You'll need to define each stage of the journey you'll map. An excellent way to do this is to flesh out the first and last stages of the experience and then start filling in the gaps.

Be sure each stage you add is meaningful.

Define the actions

Building off of each stage, you can start defining the actions your user takes during each one. Again, focus on meaningful actions. Hone in on your users' steps to progress from stage to stage.

Consider all touchpoints

Be sure to take note of every interaction the user has during their journey, including any people, products, services, or tools they encounter or use. This is important for understanding the user's mental state and identifying opportunities for improving the experience with additional or new offerings.

You'll also want to take note of the channels your users engage on. You can refer back to the user persona for insights on this.

Empathize and categorize

Next, hop into your user's shoes and ask yourself what they think and feel as they take action. You can uncover insights into how your users react during each stage of their experience by creating an empathy map.

At this point, you can begin categorizing different concepts, feelings, and ideas.

Create the map

Journey maps are creative documents. Some are straightforward, while others are more polished. If you need help figuring out where to start design-wise, the Interaction Design Foundation has some free templates to get you moving. So go ahead - register at their website and try them.

Typically though, a journey map has three areas:

· The top section of the map describes the persona and experience on which the map focuses.

· The middle area covers the actions and corresponding thoughts and feelings relevant to each stage of the experience.

· The bottom is reserved for recording insights for each stage of the journey and any other relevant ideas or discoveries

To cut a long story short. The superpower of the user journey map is the ability to understand users deeply and help create experiences that empower them.

UI/UX Design: Our Top 5 Design Tools for 2022 and Beyond

Lately, a lot has changed in the design. We've gone from simple wireframes and mockups to full-fledged prototypes that look like they're from a sci-fi movie. That being said, there are still some tried and true tools that can help you get your next project off the ground without breaking the bank or requiring a degree in coding just to run them.

Here at Codebridge, we've got a professional UI/UX design team we're proud of. For this article, they've shared their list of five favorite UI/UX design tools that streamline daily work.

Avocode

Avocode is a design tool that lets you export designs from Sketch, Photoshop, Adobe XD, and Adobe Illustrator. Avocode allows you to view your designs in their original context, making it easier to see how they look in a browser or on different devices. With this tool, you can also generate CSS code for any UI component, customizing the look and feel of your website or mobile app.

Sketch

For all Mac lovers out there, there's Sketch. It's a vector-based design tool for iOS, Android, and web design. Distinctive features of Sketch include a user-friendly interface and cross-platform compatibility, so it's an optimal choice for any UI/UX designer. It's also great for prototyping because you can quickly change your designs without redoing everything from scratch.

The best part of using Sketch is its simplicity; it doesn't require much training or knowledge of coding languages like HTML5 or CSS3 to use every feature appropriately.

Framer

Framer is a code-free design tool that allows you to create interactive prototypes. Made for designers, developers, and product teams in mind, Framer lets you quickly design and prototype your ideas in a simple and intuitive interface. Framer is used by the world's top design agencies and leading startups to create their products: from Airbnb's app to Slack desktop client.

With Framer's powerful interactions toolkit, you can build more than just clickable mockups – you can build prototypes that allow people to use your product as if it were real.

UXPin

UXPin is a UX design tool that helps you create and share interactive wireframes, prototypes, and mockups. It's easy to learn and use, and it comes with a large library of UX components. The tool has everything you need to design great products: from UI kits to full-featured wireframing tools.

The free version comes with limited features. It's enough to start, but more is needed for more advanced projects. You can unlock everything else for $12 per month or $99 per year: vector-based drawing tools and access to reusable design elements (including icons).

Figma

Last but not least is Figma, a design tool for collaborative design. It lets you work on the same project with a team, giving everyone access to the same files and assets so they can make changes whenever necessary. You can upload multiple project versions and comment on each element individually. The comments are also visible in real time, so you can see what people say as they work on their designs. This makes it easy to get feedback from others without having to send around documents or emails back and forth – which is especially useful when working with large groups of people or clients who aren't tech-savvy.

Figma is also great for designing and prototyping; it allows you to create prototypes that can be tested and iterated quickly based on user feedback.

How does the IT sector in Ukraine cope with the war

One of our previous blogs mentioned the advantages of working with development teams from Ukraine. But war is a decisive factor influencing the statement that IT outsourcing is one of Ukraine's strong suits.

Let's look at some points that will assure you that Ukraine is not only about bravery but a very adoptive country that can cope with all negative war influence and provide high-level IT services.

• The Ukrainian IT industry continues to work and grow stable. Despite the war and related risks, the volume of IT services increased up to 16% for the eight months in 2022.

• IT companies are ready for various scenarios and possible attacks on critical infrastructure objects. Updated Business Continuity Planning (BCP) provides several options for responding to risks in case of a lack of Internet, communication, or power supply.

• Companies have adapted their infrastructure to the realities of wartime. In particular, critical systems are installed in the "cloud," and a network of Internet providers was diversified. In particular, the global satellite system "Starlink" premises are equipped with generators for backup power supply. The offices are equipped with everything necessary to maintain teams' uninterrupted and productive work.

• Ukraine and its infrastructure facilities repeatedly suffered from massive attacks during the war. Each time, the Internet and cellular connection worked stably or were quickly restored. This is also because Ukraine's Internet is decentralized, has a horizontal structure, and does not have key access centers, the destruction of which can paralyze the entire system.

• To minimize risks, Ukrainian companies have relocated specialists to safer regions and countries and have diversified offices in Ukraine and abroad based on the principle of distributed teams and a hybrid work format. The key issue when planning the operational activities of companies is human safety.

• The Ukrainian IT sector continues to hold the economic front of the country. Companies continuously fulfill contracts and projects in time, attract investments and new customers, and actively enter the global market.

The Ukrainian labor market continues to generate high-quality IT specialists, who save competitive advantages on the international market, have high-level expertise, broad specialization, and offer complex creative decisions.

All mentioned aspects debunked myths about working with Ukrainian IT outsourcers during the war. Ukraine is not about searching for help. We are about giving value and high-quality services. If you feel like launching a project with a reliable software development team from Ukraine, drop us a line, and we'll get back to you promptly.

How to be an effective software engineer

Becoming a more productive software engineer can be challenging, especially when new to the field. Learning many things takes time, but being a great developer takes much more effort than just writing code. Here are some simple tips and tricks to becoming a productive developer.

1. Minimize multitasking

Multitasking is a myth; our brains can't focus on two things simultaneously. Studies have shown that people who believe they are good at multitasking perform worse than those who acknowledge their lack of skill and practice focus instead. Generally, switching working contexts is terrible for productivity because it takes time to get back into a task after you've been interrupted.

Try to break down your work into larger chunks and work on each small task, gradually finishing the job. Small positive results will keep you going towards new studies and small wins. Or, use the Pomodoro technique, where you work for 25 minutes straight without interruption and then take five minutes off, like watching an episode of your favorite show or taking a break.

2. Set smart goals

Set SMART goals to be specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. These simple tips will help you plan your tasks efficiently:

• Stop over-committing.

• Don't set unrealistic expectations for yourself and your colleagues.

• Be realistic about what you can achieve in a given time frame, and ask for help when you need it – you might be surprised at how many people are willing to lend a hand or an ear when asked.

3. Communicate with the team

As a software engineer, you're not just building something by yourself; you're working with others to make something together. You need to be a team player to boost your productivity.

It's essential for everyone on your team – not just engineers – to feel comfortable offering feedback on each other's ideas and approaches during development. That way, your entire team will understand exactly where things are going wrong so that no one gets caught off guard by significant changes later on down the line (or worse: wasted effort).

If your colleague has an idea for improvements or upgrades, don't dismiss them without considering them first. Put the quality of your work ahead of your ambitions to be able to accept constructive feedback, even if it means redoing everything again from scratch.

4. Create to-do lists

With a to-do list, you always know your priorities. Having a clear list of tasks prevents you from getting distracted. Don't make up long lists that look infinite. Instead, make daily or weekly lists to see a quick result right after you've finished a small task. Also, set deadlines for each job to increase your chances of completing the task on time and feel a bit proud of yourself.

5. Focus on the outcome

The key to becoming a productive software engineer is focusing on the outcome, not the process. The world is full of distractions, and it's easy to get bogged down in details or obsess over small things that don't matter in the big picture. Many engineers make this mistake by worrying about what other people are doing instead of focusing on their own goals. Focus on your productivity, and you'll be able to achieve much more than if you worry about everything else around you.

Summing up

Working as a software engineer is challenging, but you can increase efficiency and productivity with the right mindset. Software engineers are expected to be productive and efficient, so it's crucial to understand what it means to be effective as an engineer and how you can increase your productivity.

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