Oktara hero banner. We are a pura vida company that takes software development seriously. Some of our software skills include front end development, backend development, .net, php, javascript, etc.

OUR SERVICES

Sitecore® Development

Sitecore is one of the leading ASP.NET CMS platforms. We provide development services with experienced Sitecore® Certified Developers from Costa Rica, with a highly competitive cost model. Our team has developed a proven process that speeds development and provides better scalability and maintainability.

Mobile Development

The continuous growth in mobile applications have led to a rapid development of the mobile phone market. We have experience building native and hybrid apps, for both iOS and Android, using technologies like Ionic, Swift, Cordova, PhoneGap and many others. We can also take care of the process of publishing your apps to Google Play and the Apple App Store.

Drupal Development

Drupal is a flexible and highly customizable platform, you can leverage its capabilities to build any type of website you need. We have vast experience creating end-to-end solutions, custom modules, integrations and themes based on parent themes like Omega, Bootstrap, Zen and many others.

Front-End Development

Front-End is a rapidly evolving universe. An important part of our Front-End developers is keeping up to date and staying close to new tools, trends and workflows, while being proficient on robust and popular technologies. Bootstrap, Foundation, JQuery, AngularJS, ReactJS, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Flex, D3.js, Grunt, Gulp. These and many more are technologies that we can proficiently handle.

WordPress Development

WordPress is extremely easy to use, and an excellent CMS choice for small businesses, small E-commerce stores or simple websites. We provide extensive experience building websites from scratch using Visual Composer or Cornerstone, building themes with Advanced Custom Fields or building small websites with pre-built themes.

Back-End Development

The back end of a website consists of a server, an application, and a database. We provide extensive experience in PHP, C# (.NET), NodeJS, Java, MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server. We are also proficient using PHP frameworks like Laravel, Symfony and CakePHP. We can deploy these applications to the most popular Cloud-based hosting providers like Rackspace, Bluehost, DigitalOcean, InMotion, Amazon and many more.

OUR VALUES

We Deliver

We deliver top quality products based on your business needs. Our development process guarantees products based on the latest technologies and customer satisfaction processes.

We Communicate

Our developing process holds a strong and close day to day communication with our clients to ensure every business need is being satisfied the best possible way.

We Enjoy

At oktara we enjoy our jobs. We are passionate about what we do and push ourselves to doing it better every day.

Why Costa Rica – Nearshore Benefits

Some of the benefits you can count on when working with us are real time coordination, no or slight time difference, cultural similarities, same day travel and same work day, among others.

We like to create long lasting partnerships with our clients, building not only a business but also a friendly relationship. As we are located on a privileged geographic location we can offer all the benefits of nearshore outsourcing.

More About Costa Rica

About Costa Rica

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Pura Vida is not just a phrase

We are driven by it !

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Costa Rica has over 4% of the total species on the planet

It is considered one of the 20 countries with the most biodiversity and conservation.

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In Costa Rica, 3.3% of the total GDP is generated through technology manufactoring and programming.

While 33% of the GDP and 47% of employment is generated by small and medium companies.

OUR DEVELOPMENT APPROACH

  1. Requirements Gathering

    Initial meetings between Oktara and the client, to discover and define end goals. Output: Tasks backlog.

  2. Sprint Planning

    Define sprint length, prioritize tasks and assign work accordingly.

  3. Sprint Execution

    Team works on the tasks assigned for each sprint. On-going communication with the client. Thorough testing.

  4. Review and Acceptance

    Team presents implemented functionality to the client using demos, for client's acceptance.

  5. Go Live

    Client's environment setup, staging and live, post-installation testing and product training.

Part of Our Team

These are four randomly selected members of our team, every time you reload our page, four different members will be displayed.

Pablo Navarro
MEAN Stack Developer
  • F1 Addict 85%
  • Black Novel Reader 90%
  • Animal Lover 100%
Team member Federico Castillo Quesada
Federico Castillo
Co-Founder and CEO
  • Soccer Fan 95%
  • Photography Enthusiast 85%
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Fan 95%
Diego Avendaño
Co-Founder and Director of Operations & Technology
  • Sports Aficionado 95%
  • Lebron James' diet follower 80%
  • Candy Crush Addict 95%
Team member Jose Daniel Estrada technician account manager
José Daniel Estrada
Technical Account Manager
  • Movie Buff 95%
  • Trip Hop 90%
  • UFC Fan 90%

TEAM SKILLS

99

HTML / CSS (LESS / SASS)

95

JavaScript/jQuery

95

PHP

95

Drupal

95

Wordpress

95

Mobile Development

90

eCommerce

100

Project Management

95

SEO

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

"Oktara supports the business needs of clients throughout the web development lifecycle. They use an Agile approach that is flexible. They have a strong team of skilled developers who are dedicated to writing good code."

Craig Nelson

CEO - The Inside Corner, Inc.

"Oktara has done a terrific work for Innovarte. I feel very confident when these guys get in charge of our projects."

Roberto Calvo

CEO - Innovarte

"Nice job on Reloaded, by-the-way. We were all really impressed when we realized it didn't have any bugs"

Jenilyn Reeves

Head of customer service - Camofire

Some of our satisfied clients

OUR BLOG

  • Software outsourcing and offshore development

    August 1, 2016

    There has been a lot of discussion going on in recent years about the huge benefits from outsourcing software development for your company to lower costs and increase productivity and profit. And it is a…

  • Upgrading Sitecore from version 7.2 to 8

    September 25, 2015Sitecore8Logo

      Ok, what’s this all about? Recently we had to upgrade one of our client’s website to the brand-new Sitecore version 8 and we found out there’s not much documentation about it, besides of course…

  • Improving your workflow with the Pomodoro Technique

    August 27, 2015Pomodoro Timer

    In Oktara we have started using a simple yet very effective technique that has been popularized lately which helps us to better organize our daily work flow. This is the Pomodoro Technique, which was created…

  • Buy Emergency Foods Launches Successful Product Calculator on their Bigcommerce Website

    November 13, 2013Buy Emergency Foods food calculator

    At Oktara we recently implemented a “Food Storage Calculator” for Buy Emergency Foods, an E-commerce company based in Utah, client of our partner Apptys. One of the key aspects of the emergency food business is…

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LET'S TALK

Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica.

USA: (415) 935-9954
Costa Rica: +506 4700-7032