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Web Application Development Services

Make a lasting impact with high-quality, user-centric web solutions.

Highland provides a full range of custom web app development services for companies looking to achieve greater business visibility, digital innovation, customer and employee engagement, and return on investments. 

Our proficient team of highly skilled web developers craft interactive, beautiful, and performant web applications that are designed to meet your purpose and specific business challenges. Adaptability and scalability are always top of mind to ensure your investment provides reliable, fast, and efficient operations now and in the future.

Web Application Consulting

Our team learns the ins and outs of your business to create a roadmap that optimizes web apps already in use or transforms new ideas into tangible results. We help you move your business forward by identifying the right issues to solve and strategizing workflows that solve for those issues.

  • Gain validation on your new or current concept 

  • Explore market opportunities, new business models, and value propositions

  • Innovate and ensure digital transformation growth

  • Reduce technical and market risk, and avoid unplanned costs

  • Choose the right technology (operating systems, web servers, software)

Let us help you form your digital product strategy

Custom Web Application Development

We build enterprise-grade and industry-specific web apps tailored to you and your customer base. Our goal is to deliver secure, multi-tenant solutions that allow you to expand the scope of your web app as your business grows.

  • Tailor to your business requirements

  • Connect to end users with a personalized web and mobile app experience

  • Ensure consistent user experience across mobile devices and web browsers

  • Adapt to changing industry, business, and customer needs

  • Increase customer engagement with responsive UX

  • Transform websites into progressive web apps

Learn more about our custom software development services

Web Portal Development

Whether a startup or an enterprise business, we know how to sync your mission to user expectations. We deliver an emotional connection through platforms that promise to improve relationships with customers, employees, and other businesses.

  • Build functionality that increases customer and business self-service

  • Establish higher credibility with a clear, intuitive user experience

  • Meet accessibility (a11y) and usability requirements 

  • Provide reliability with cross-platform capabilities

  • Select the right application (intranet, microsite, e-commerce)

Front-End Development

We absorb your requirements and build a trusted, visually rich app that boosts adoption and satisfaction. Our front-end team unites your digital product strategy with web designs, and executes the user journey in code. 

  • A sharp user interface with delightful interactivity that’s matched to design mockups

  • Consistent UX across web and mobile applications

  • Engaging animations and effects that don’t compromise performance

Learn more about our digital product design approach

Back-End Development

Highland’s development team of experts have the know-how to design and build the core of your web app -- with an eye for UI/UX, accessibility, and user-friendly features. 

  • Build for future growth at scale with a robust architecture 

  • Connect to other systems and third-party services with custom API integrations

  • Protect your users, processes, and data with security features

Looking for a web application development company? 

Whether enterprise websites and web apps, industry-specific applications, or SaaS product development, we have done it all.

Web Application Frameworks & Programming Languages

At Highland, we understand the importance of using the right development tools and technologies that get work done to a high degree of quality.

Front-End (client-side)

We build platforms using Vue.js, Livewire, Javascript, HTML web pages, and CSS.

Back-End (server-side)

Our scripting language includes Amazon Web Services (AWS), Laravel, and PHP. We also provide mobile based applications that can be used on iOS and Android devices.

Featured work:

We are obsessed with transferring intrinsic value for our clients and the people they serve. See how our web and software development services help businesses solve unique challenges and achieve measurable results.

Pivoting a physical experience in the time of quarantine.

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Empress choice mobile view on a tablet, showing the purple dashboard and a woman smiling.

Disrupting an old school industry with new digital solutions

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Thrivent mobile view with a photo of graduates at the front. White icons overlayed: a clock, dollar sign, degree

Putting a dent in the student debt crisis

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Our differentiators

Well-Tuned Agile Approach

We use light-weight agile development processes, helping you release web apps faster – while maintaining focus on quality development, testing, and collaboration.

Outstanding Code Quality

Our web developers keep up with the latest web technologies, delivering high-quality code with zero defects.

Enhanced Customer Experience

Stellar CX lies at the heart of our software. We aim to help users achieve their goals and unmet needs with the least amount of clicks.

Dependable Software

Our process involves a rigorous quality assurance, testing approach, solving everything from compatibility issues to user adoption.


“We were impressed with Highland’s ability to envision and understand our customers at an emotional level. That empathy with our customers really separates them.”
Greg Kozak
CIO of College of Lake County
“Their leadership was involved in developing the concept and business plan. They helped with branding, web development, and integrations. We came to them with the idea and they helped solidify the project and get it off the ground. They’re personal, engaged, and they get the job done quickly.”
Jason Gile
Dean of Program Development & Innovation at Northern Seminary
“Working with Highland elevated the creative process of our own internal teams, pushing us in a more strategic direction. We were impressed by how quickly they were able to deliver an MVP. Compared to similar platforms on the market, Highland built a fast, competitive version that will give us an upper hand.”
Janet Traphagen
President of Creative Group

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