New York Custom Software Development

8th Light is a custom software company spreading our principled approach in New York City.

Since opening the New York office in early 2015, 8th Light has quickly worked to solve challenging technical issues by remaining committed to the best practices of custom software development.

We are always eager to build productive partnerships to discover and solve our clients' most difficult problems.

Our Software Development Process

8th Light's developers are software crafters. We work through an iterative, agile process. We work in pairs, use Test Driven Development at every stage of development, and integrate continuously.

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Software Consulting

Construct bespoke custom software following our proven processes.

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  • Medium and large companies.
  • Small companies with big software needs.
  • Companies with existing systems or development teams.
8th Light Design Services

Design & UX

We design simple, memorable, human interactions.

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  • User Experience
  • Visual Design
  • Front-End Development
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Software Delivery

Transform your current system with the aid of our experts.

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  • Software Product Development & Design
  • DevOps & Cloud-Native Architecture
  • Digital & Legacy Platform Transformations.
8th Light Managed Software Services

Software Support & Maintenance

Software support and solutions to fit almost any budget.

  • Cloud Service Migration
  • Software Stabilization
  • Software Enhancements
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In a collaboration between the Chicago and New York offices, 8th Light transformed the NCSA website, bringing reliability and stability that enabled fast delivery through the technology value stream.

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Software Consulting

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A software consultancy is only as good as its consultants, and 8th Light invests heavily in our apprenticeship programme to ensure that ours are the best. Emphasising hands-on experience curated by a working professional, our modern apprenticeship programme trains software crafters to be more than just great developers, they learn the skills required to be effective consultants as well.

One of the key drivers of success in consutling engagements is strong communication. At 8th Light we strive to deliver well crafted software and solutions that provide clients with not just what they want, but also what they need.

Our software crafters have a passion for writing code as an end in itself, and a desire to be lifelong learners who constantly improve their skills. This learning is supported by year round training programmes in both technical and consulting tracks.

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Meet the 8th Light New York Custom Software Team

At 8th Light New York, we love to explore new ways to offer our clients the most suitable and effective solutions in custom software.