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Software Engineering

Building world-class digital products that stay ahead of the curve.



How We Build Industry-Leading Digital Products

The Heady Engineering team fuses industry-standard technologies with proven processes to create top-tier digital products and modernize tech stacks. Our approach is holistic and rooted in cross-functional collaboration with internal teams and external stakeholders. Research and development lie at the heart of our culture, empowering us to stay ahead of the technology curve and continually expand our capabilities.

In-Depth Tech Stack Expertise & Discovery

Experienced & Client-Facing Engineers

Code Reviews & Multi-Peer Reviews

Unit Test Coverage & Other Forms of Automated Testing

QA as a Separate Discipline

Continuous Integration & Automated Builds

Multiple Levels of Testing: Integration, Security, Performance, Automation, Regression

In-Depth Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle

Cross-Functional Collaboration With Heady Teams & Client Stakeholders

Focus on Self-Learning, Adaptability & Flexibility

Continuous Emphasis on Research & Development

What We Deliver

Coding Icon Comprehensive Coding Expertise

We combine our love of coding with extensive cross-platform expertise & industry-specific knowledge to overcome any technical hurdle we encounter. 

Quality Icon High-Quality Coding Process & Best Practices

We utilize industry standard best practices for development and quality assurance to ensure we deliver the highest quality products for our partners.

Cloud Icon Cloud Infrastructure & Security

We implement and manage robust cloud solutions, focusing on hosting, automation, and providing the highest level of security.

Platform icon Platform-Agnostic Approach

Our platform-agnostic approach gives us the ability to integrate products and services with any software that’s API-ready (and some that aren’t).

Screen Icon Reliable Monitoring & Support

Our monitoring and support framework allows us to keep a watchful eye on your products and services while addressing any issues to ensure smooth and uninterrupted operations.

Vendor Icon Vendor Partnerships & Integrations

We have partnerships with many major technology providers, which along with our extensive experience allows us to streamline integration and onboarding.

How We Deliver
Long-Term Success

The Heady Software Engineering team provides long-term support and technical expertise, fostering a collaborative and trusting relationship to ensure the long-term stability and growth of your products.

Our commitment goes beyond just providing headcount: Instead, we provide our knowledge, our processes, and our experience to act as an extension of your team, working in unison to achieve product and platform goals.

  • Our teams scale with your needs to meet crucial deadlines & overcome technical obstacles
  • Our global presence enables us to provide round-the-clock support when you need it the most
  • Through cross-functional teamwork & agile methodologies, we deliver secure solutions that drive growth


Platform & App Development

  • Native Mobile Applications
    (iOS & Android)
  • Hybrid Mobile Applications
  • Websites
  • Management Consoles
  • Single Page Applications (SPA)
  • API Gateway & Middleware
    (REST & Graph)

Infostructure & Dev Ops

  • DevOps & Hosting
  • Caching & Autoscaling
  • Continuous Integration & Deployment
  • Source Control & Branching Strategies
  • Architecture & Infrastructure Design & Build
  • Database Design
  • Backup & Redundancy

E-Commerce Expertise

  • Inventory & Information Management
  • Integrations With In-Store & Warehouse Systems
  • Global Cart Management
  • Buy/Reserve Online, Pickup In-Store (BOPIS & ROPIS)
  • Payment Gateway Integration & Checkout

Media & Content Expertise

  • Live Streaming & Video
  • Social Media & User Generated Content (UGC)
  • Personalization & Customer Experience (CEP)
  • CMS Integrations & Content Delivery

Martech Integrations

  • Email Service Provider & SMS Integration
  • Loyalty & Rewards Programs
  • Push Notifications & In-App
  • Subscriptions Integration
  • Offers & Promo Integration
  • Location Features - In Store &
    In Market
  • Customer Service & Support Integrations

Security & Compliance

  • Bot Mitigation & Prevention
  • ADA Compliance
  • Security Scanning
  • Penetration Testing
  • Load Testing
  • Security & Performance Audit

Data & Analytics

  • Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence
  • ETL & Data Cleaning
  • User Event Tracking
  • App Health & Crash Data Integration
  • Monitoring & Alerts

And More..

  • Tech Stack Recommendation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Conversational Bots
  • Identity Management (IAM)
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)

In the ever-evolving world of digital products, standing still equals moving backward.

That's why we specialize in Digital Product Lifecycle Management to keep your product fresh, competitive, and in step with market trends at all times. Don't just keep up — lead the way    with Heady.

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Take a Small Step Toward a Big Impact

Here are a few ways we can begin working together.

Native vs. Non-Native Mobile App: Which Is Right for You?

Want to build a mobile app for your brand, but not sure whether native or non-native is the right approach for you?

Let us guide you through the pros and cons of each mobile app strategy and determine which one best suits your business needs, leveraging our experience in helping major brands navigate this strategic decision.

Looking to Update or Migrate Your Platform?

Struggling with platform integration and a multitude of third-party vendors? Tired of out-of-the-box content management systems like WordPress?

At Heady, we understand the complexities of integrating today’s best enterprise services. Let us assist you in consolidating your efforts, reducing duplication, and optimizing your resources.

Need to Consolidate Your Customer Data?

Do you have a clear view of your customer data across all of your systems? Would you like to establish a single source of truth?

Through automation, vendor services, and custom-built ETL software, we can consolidate your customer data across platforms to provide a clean 360-degree view for transparency in your business. 

Architecture Discovery & Design

Do you have clear documentation and visualization of your platform architecture?

We can create comprehensive documentation, visualization, and a detailed description of your platform architecture, providing valuable recommendations and identifying potential areas for consolidation.

Security & Performance Audit

Are you up-to-date on the latest security best practices? Do you feel your systems are vulnerable? 

We’ll perform an audit and in-depth analysis of your platform's capabilities. We offer a range of manual and automated services to identify vulnerabilities and assign a risk score and assessment.

Tech Stack Selection

What tech stack should you use for the job? What are the current industry standards?

We can leverage our vast experience with technologies used across frontend, backend, and mobile platforms to help you choose the right tools for the job. 

Have something bigger in mind?

Heady Outcomes


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What Heady Clients Say

“Since working with Heady to develop our top-rated mobile app, we’ve seen improved booking numbers and an increase in reviews while customer service requests have gone down.”


The Heady Difference

It’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it.

Seamless Collaboration

We design locally and build globally with dedicated teams that feel internal.

Proven Processes

We leverage our experience to deliver work that consistently exceeds expectations.

Staying Ahead of the Curve

We stay on the cutting-edge of technology to ensure you do, too.

Culture of Relentless Improvement

We don’t rest on our successes and we’re always looking ahead to what’s next.


Transparent Communication

Frequent communication and transparency is built into our processes.

Long-Term Partnerships

Every major brand that hires Heady continues to work with us for multiple years.

Agile Competency

Rapid prototyping and continuous testing get your product to market more quickly.

Big on Heart, Short                            on Ego

We never underestimate the power of being kind.

Want to Join the Heady Design Team?

If you want to learn from designers across different disciplines while collaborating on sophisticated product design, making an impact on projects big and small, and having fun while doing it, consider joining the Heady Design team. 

We see working at Heady as not just another design gig, but a key part of our team members’ career stories — and we’d love to be a part of yours.


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