We're a small team of software engineers with ample creative abilities and a distinct commitment to rapid, in-house application design and build.

We're seasoned experts at strategy, user experience, security, & devops. Our applications are architected and built in-house for the true cost of production, and optimally maintained for the life of the product.

The Papermud Process

Our process is simply comprised of four phases. We give our clients the option to be deeply involved in the project or shadow us as we journey from concept to production. Some prefer to remain completely hands-off and just want to enjoy the end product when it's ready. If you're curious, the following outlines a typical successful product path.

Evaluation & Validation →

We start at the drawing board to craft a focused solution. Each project begins with a uniquely determined holistic evaluation to ensure the vision and objectives are clearly outlined.

  1. Requirements Formulation
  2. Functional Specifications
  3. Content Strategy
  4. Brand Strategy
  5. Deployment Strategy

Concepting & Prototyping →

We ensure the product is effectively communicated and resonates with the audience.

  1. Product Development
  2. Information Design
  3. Schematics/Wireframes
  4. High Fidelity Mock-ups
  5. Interface Design
  6. Concept Prototyping

Build & Test →

Each solution is built to be flexible, scalable, and capable of handling real world needs with tomorrow's technology.

  1. Local & Cloud Development
  2. Version Control (client privileges)
  3. Task Automation (Sass, Grunt)
  4. UI/Template Production
  5. Web Service Integration
  6. CMS Implementation
  7. Staging Deployment
  8. Client Review

Release Candidate →

We publish the product with an objective eye on product performance/analytics and a subjective eye on user attraction/adaptation.

  1. Style/Charm Acceptance
  2. Asset Production/Packaging
  3. Quality Assurance Report
  4. Analytics and Metrics Reporting
  5. Product Management Consulting

Papermud Services

We don't just build great products, we optimize them. We're a team of specialists with years of experience who love on-demand reinforcement.

In addition to general software application design and development work fulfilled at our office in Austin, we offer the following on-demand services: