Red Foundry is singularly focused on building amazing custom mobile apps. Mobile is all they do and they love it.

Address: 500 W. Huron, Unit 803, Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 888-406-1099
Founded in
Jim Heising
Top Clients
Random House, Reader’s Digest, Central Insurance, Panasonic, Kodak
iOS and Android Mobile Design and Development


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at a glance

Red Foundry

Red Foundry

Red Foundry is an award-winning mobile application design and development firm. They create custom native, responsive, and hybrid mobile apps that make businesses stand out and maximize their services in new and dynamic ways. This agency will take an app from the conception phase all the way through the launch and beyond and provide the tried and tested tools you need along the way to succeed. 

The company was started in 2009 by a group of experienced mobile app professionals who realized that building a great mobile app was just too complicated, expensive, and time-consuming. They started Red Foundry to create a better way.

Focus areas for

Red Foundry

Red Foundry is exclusively “laser-focused” on the areas of iOS and Android Mobile Design and Development. 


The team at Red Foundry leans on their years of software development experience and successful mobile app launches. This led to the creation of an integrated development environment Red Foundry Studio. 


This app development studio allows independent developers to build killer native mobile applications with agility, speed, and economy – without sacrificing the quality of a feature-rich digital environment. They have the unique combination of team, technology, and methodology that helps companies mobilize their business.

The Red Foundry team asked, “Isn’t there a better way?” to design and develop mobile apps for  iOS and Android platforms. With the creation of Red Foundry Studio, they were able to accomplish just that.


Why work with


A Strategic Business Perspective.

Red Foundry’s primary focus is on getting customers the best ROI. This may come in the form of monetizing your app or increasing your organization’s productivity. With years of experience in the field, they deliver a seasoned business perspective and methodology that results in predictable delivery, high transparency, quicker time-to-market, and reduced project risk. 

Mobile App UX Design Experience.

Since 2009, Red Foundry has been building the full range of mobile apps and back-end systems. Their designs, they note, are, “Simple. Elegant. Unique. Intuitive,” and  are part art and part science. Their award-winning user experiences keep customers coming back again and again for their mobile app needs.  

Solution Accelerators.

Red Foundry doesn’t reinvent the wheel. Their Solution Accelerators are a group of reusable software components that are tried and tested and create successful apps. These accelerators speed up development, testing, and time-to-market. The Solution Accelerators they provide include: 

Login and Authentication

Realtime User Notifications

Social Network Integration

Secure Data Connectors


Media Integration

Red Foundry Studio Process.

They also offer a specific and streamlined process that helps take your app from an idea to a usable app that helps your business and your customers. The process is simple, efficient, and, like everything Red Foundry does, proven to be successful. The 6-step process is: 

  1. Discovery
  2. Design
  3. Build
  4. Test
  5. Launch
  6. Maintain 

AppCare Maintenance Program.

The AppCare Maintenance program goes above and beyond many app development companies as Red Foundry continues to take care of your mobile app long after its launch. They take on the responsibility of keeping your app healthy in the ever-changing world of multiple platforms and constant updates. They help with OS, SDK, and API updates. With this type of after-care, you can focus on running your business instead of spending an immense amount of time running your app.

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