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World-class iPhone and iPad app design and development for folks like you.

Hi! My name is Ben Jackson. I’m an iOS app developer and designer based in NYC. For the past 5 years, I’ve been helping diverse teams of smart people turn their ideas into polished, native iPhone and iPad apps.

I would love to do the same for yours.

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I’ve Worked With Great Companies

The results speak for themselves—millions of downloads, over half a million paying customers, and 5 apps featured in 19 countries.


Longform for iOS

The Longform app was featured by Apple during the launch of iOS 8, downloaded over 70,000 times in the first week, and covered in New York Magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, Capital New York, and BuzzFeed.

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Worked with Paul Lau, Tyler Gaw, Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Will Mitchell.

VICE Media


VICE News, the parent company’s award-winning news operation, decided soon after launch that the site needed a first-class presence on iOS. The resulting app was featured by Apple during the launch of iOS 8 and covered by Capital New York and Macworld.

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Worked with Carrot Creative.

VICE Media

VICE Media’s first iOS app brought the company’s signature editorial style to a substantial mobile audience.

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Worked with thirteen23.

The New York Times

NYTimes for iPhone and iPad

Mobile apps and digital products now comprise 12% of subscription revenue, generating $91M in 2012.

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Worked with Paul Lau and Jennifer Brook.



Dishes from 6 emerging chefs and an original soundtrack helped Uniqlo Recipe win Best of 2013 in 19 countries.

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Worked with Small Giants, Projector, Spring/Summer, Marcus Nilsson, and Mobelux.

I’ve Also Written About Technology For These Nice People

Happy Clients, Happy Users

Ben proceeded to swoop in and rapidly push our iPad app into shape.”

—Aaron Lammer, Editor and Co-Founder, Longform

Ben was in extremely close communication with us, and delivered a very stable and impressive iPad app.”

Alexander Fabry, Product Associate, Artsy

He weighed in on the iPhone app's design and user experience at every level.”

—Jesse Knight, CTOVICE

A real mensch.”

Matthew Panzarino, Co-Editor, Techcrunch

Let’s Make Something Awesome