Strikingly Good Software

Who we are

We at Lightning Kite are of the opinion that things can be consistently incredible. We believe that astonishing things needn't be rare, or even uncommon. And that's what we strive for in our software craftsmanship: To build strikingly good software that captures imaginations, fills needs, and solves problems.

We build on these platforms:

HTML5
iOS
Android
Web
Tablet
Mobile

We have extensive experience building software for these industries:

Financial
Healthcare
Pharmaceutical
Education
Government
Gaming
E-Commerce

Hire our team for your next project.

Our Work

Our team was asked to build a virtual scavenger hunt, hidden object game, and sweepstakes engine to promote Blizzard's BlizzCon event. Prizes were won, users engaged, and the campaign was a huge success.

Tech Used:
JavaScript
Platform:
Web

TaxBot

TaxBot is an ecosystem created to help on-the-go professionals track their expenses and trips for tax reporting purposes. We developed and maintain the web and mobile systems that power the business.

Tech Used:
JavaScript, Python/Django, Objective-C, Java
Platforms:
Web, iOS, Android

Academic Success for All Learners

For years, Academic Success for All Learners has been teaching children to read through their "Little Books" program. We converted this critically-acclaimed reading system into an interactive mobile application. Additionally, we created an HTML5-based system to aid teachers, reading coaches, and parents in tracking their students' progress in the quest for reading proficiency.

Tech Used:
Objective-C, Java, Python/Django, JavaScript/AngularJS
Platforms:
iOS, Android, Web

Our work for Intel has included multiple developer contest platforms including the Perceptual Challenge, Real Sense Challenge, IoT Roadshows, and a software delivery system for purchasers of new Intel products. The reach of these systems has extended to over 60 countries in more than 30 different languages.

Tech Used:
Javascript/AngularJS, Python/Django

We created an award-winning training platform for Merck's "Bridge2Care" health initiative. We provide an interactive and engaging delivery of content aiding healthcare professionals in the process of linking newly diagnosed HIV+ patients to medical care. We leverage many different game mechanics including: quizzes, mazes, hidden object searches, and a badging system to help users engage while providing meaningful instruction.

Tech Used:
JavaScript
Platform:
Web

In order to promote the hit game "Operation Flashpoint" we created an interactive movie masher that allows users to create their own clips from the game. Users can then publish the mashups to a gallery and share with friends on Facebook.

Platforms:
Web, Facebook

We helped Tomy reengineer their ecommerce and marketing platform. We were able to create a solution that was both user-friendly for shoppers as well as administrators, and could be scaled to meet their growing demand. Working closely with Tomy, the team was able to design, architect, and build a flexible and robust system. Toy brands include: Dinosaur Train, Pokémon, Chuggington, John Deere, Lamaze, The First Years, JJ Cole Collections, Pajanimals and more.

Platform:
Web

In order to help high school students become more physically active, we developed the Momentum iOS App. Students are given daily challenges promoting a healthier lifestyle. The students are further motivated through head-to-head competition with other schools.

Tech Used:
Objective-C, Python/Django
Platforms:
iOS

McDonald's

We built an application that would allow Facebook users to make pledges of time they would spend with their families. McDonald's agreed to match the number of minutes pledged in a donation to the Ronald McDonald house Foundation.

Platforms:
Web, Facebook

With the state's department of health, we created a number of HTML5-based modules to engage and provide continuing education to medical professionals.

Tech Used:
Javascript/AngularJS, Python/Django

We built an application that would allow Facebook users to find pets in their area needing to be adopted, and then either share those posts with their Facebook friends or coordinate an adoption of the pet.

Tech Used:
JavaScript
Platforms:
Web, Facebook

We built a web app that integrates with the state of Utah's voter registry, and allows voters to retrieve dynamic and customized ballots, early voting and absentee ballot status, and real-time poll wait times for physical locations.

Platform:
Web

We designed and created an interactive game that would allow users to create and send virtual pies to their friends on Facebook.

Platforms:
Web, Facebook

We are the music-makers,
We are the dreamers of dreams...
We are the movers and shakers
Of the world forever it seems.

- Arthur O'Shaunghnessy

Team

Christian

Position: President, Engineer
Spirit Animal: Sharknado

Dan

Position: Project Manager, Sysadmin
Spirit Animal: Honey Badger

Brennen

Position: Engineer
Spirit Animal: Ratbird

Kevin

Position: Engineer
Spirit Animal: Baby Otter

Shane

Position: Engineer
Spirit Animal: Manticore

Anthony

Position: Engineer
Spirit Animal: Blue Bunchie

Josh

Position: Graphic/Web Designer
Spirit Animal: Golden Retriever

Bryan

Position: Engineer
Spirit Animal: Armadillo

Sam

Position: Engineer
Spirit Animal: MooseSquirrel

Meagan

Position: Content & Social Media
Spirit Animal: Dragon

Erik

Position: Engineer
Spirit Animal: Giraffe

Nelson

Position: Engineer
Spirit Animal: Vornskr

Drop us a line...

info@lightningkite.com
(435) 753-3260