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  • $50 hourly
    I'm a game designer with a passion for thinking out-of-the-box and bringing great concepts to life. I've released games for Android, iOS, PC, and Web platforms. Services I can provide: - Design levels, maps, puzzles, mechanics, economies, and systems - Prototype mechanics and validate their fun factor - Add content based on existing designs - Script gameplay systems in Unity My prior projects have included published titles with a strong positive reception, contract games for large organizations, and collaboration projects with industry professionals from around the world. Feel free to reach out - I'd love to discuss the ins and outs of your project, and decide how I can contribute best.
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    Level Design
    Game Design Document
    Video Game Writing
    Game Development
    Unity
    Game Testing
  • $30 hourly
    You've got a great game idea, you've got the drive, and you've even got the engine... If you're looking for a passionate, detail oriented 2D artist to realize your vision via characters, animation, environments and assets, look no further! My goal is to help turn your idea into a success, and create a fulfilling game experience. Art is at the forefront of any game's presentation, and can often serve as a catalyst that determines a player's interest in purchasing. With my diverse knowledge across a broad range of genres, as well as experience on art, programming, sound and design fronts of development, I can guarantee a product that will satisfy both you and the player. My experience includes RPGs, Platformers, Point-and-Click Adventure Games, Roguelikes, Metroidvanias, and more. You may not find the cheapest rate by hiring me, but you will find somebody passionate about delivering an exceptional, unique gaming experience that's worthwhile. You'll get my work on time, every time. Ready to get started? Click on one of the buttons above to invite or hire me for your job! I look forward to hearing from you.
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    2D Game Art
    2D Animation
    Character Animation
    SpriteKit
    Pixel Art
    Game Art
    Character Design
    Graphic Design
    Adobe Photoshop
  • $34 hourly
    Environment, Board Game and Mobile Game Artist with over 10 years of experience in gaming industry. You can find my portfolio below.
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    iPhone UI Design
    2D Illustration
    Icon Design
    iPad UI Design
    Adobe Photoshop
    Game Art
    Character Design
    Kickstarter Marketing
    Card Game
    Board Game
    Packaging Design
    Illustration
  • $40 hourly
    I am a top-rated Game Director with experience in both mobile and PC games. I have worked on a mobile economical "pet caring" and "pet collection" game, a desktop adventure hack and slash game, mobile hypercasual games, mobile freemium backgammon board game, mobile freemium card game, and mobile horror games. Services I can provide: - Product creation documentation - Product development planning - Game Feature Document creation - Game-play design consultation - Story and script writing - Game testing
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    Mobile Game
    Game Testing
    Game Design Document
    PC Game
    Short Story Writing
    Product Documentation
    Product Management
  • $55 hourly
    ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Top-rated game designer, game marketer, consultant, and 5-star freelancer equipped with a Bachelor’s degree in Game Design and 4+ years of success in conceptualizing, developing, and releasing games across leading gaming platforms such as mobile, PC, VR, and more. Recognized for designing and launching unique, interactive mobile and PC games with vibrant colors, sound effects, and complex graphics gaining features in notable publications, including Pocket Gamer, Android Police, and Dread XP. Remarkable ability to create top-notch games played by tens of thousands of gamers, including popular YouTuber Jacksepticeye. Track record of leading all phases of game design and delivery from concept, documentation, and iteration through marketing, press releases, and launch.
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    Video Game
    Press Release
    Game Consultation
    Quality Assurance
    Level Design
    Game Design Document
    Social Media Marketing
    Gamification
    Digital Marketing
    Blockchain
    Game Development
  • $50 hourly
    CREATOR OF LEGENDARY "THE WITCHER" RPG GAME, SOLD OVER THE WORLD IN 8 MILLION COPIES, NOW GOING ON NETFLIX, AND "GET EVEN" NEXT-GEN FPS SHOOTER, ALONG WITH 70+ MORE GAMES! Experienced and creative, with a strong games, story creation and production management background - over 20 years in the business (more about: gamesdesigner.eu) In "The Witcher" project I was responsible for scenario and level design, cut-scenes directions and dialogues design for this highly awarded AAA title (winner of more than 100 professional prizes). I’ve also worked very closely with graphic and motions artist to prepare most realistic cut-scenes. Selected project responsibilities: • Preparing full game documentation, including design.doc, advanced concepts, sketches, user manual, dialogues (player vs. NPC, NPC vs. NPC): • Designing NPC actions like movement, combat, dialogues, spawn/despawn points (including detailed action triggers); • Level design (missions, storyline, traps, enemies, neutral beings i.e. animals, environmental sounds placements etc.) • Additional features design (items, dungeons and buildings plans, environment effects like rain/fire, weather effects etc.) • Dialogues and dialogue choices algorithms (choice of selected dialogue during conversation with NPCs leading player to different plots) • General plot script preparation EMPLOYMENT HISTORY: Senior Game Designer Projects: “Landlord”, “Weather Challenge”, “Speculate” (iOS/Android/Unity/Apple TV) Responsibility for overall games production (creation, operational issues, staff handling, third-parties management etc.) in fastest growing mobile start-up in Poland, backed by UK investors (2+ mln organic downloads of first game "Landlord"). Lead Designer Project: “Get Even” next-gen FPS shooter (PC/PS4/Xbox One) Production supervision over whole game project – maintaining production pipeline across all internal teams, scheduling time, budget, prioritizing tasks and milestones, contacts with external and outsource companies, supporting marketing teams and internal/external communication channels. Direct responsibility for level design team production scope of work (scope of work, time, quality, budget). Senior Game Designer (PS3 and PC) Project: MMO social game “AvatarsCenter” As a senior game designer, I was responsible for preparing documentation, design and implementation for core game features and ideas. Game was released as part of Gadu-Gadu IM (instant messenger) software and reached 100 000 unique users in 21 days after launch (outside Facebook). • Preparing full game documentation, including design.doc, advanced concepts, sketches, user manual, NPC action algorithms: • Creation and implementation game mechanics (level advancement, balance between free and payable elements of game, interaction between players and players vs. AI) • Social elements (events, tournaments, special offers, user in-game support, integration of game with FB and company’s GADU-GADU instant messenger) • Game progress (features and items unlocks, tasks structure, world layout etc.) • Economic system (creation and pricing of internal items store, monetisation system, tweaking between free, payable and premium features etc.) • User avatar system (creation and implementation of avatar’s body parts, clothes, tattoos, piercings, pets, gear, background layout etc. – 1 500+ elements total) • Other additional elements (AI dialogues pieces, AI choice of dialogues depending on user actions etc.) Game Designer/Level Designer (various mobile platforms) Project: Various mobile games As game/level designer I was responsible for preparation of various mobile games and applications (puzzle, car racers, platform games, shooter – 10 games total). • Preparing full game documentation, including design.doc, advanced concepts, sketches etc.; • Tweaking game functionalities between different devices (i.e. display sizes, different controls etc.) • Creating game ideas, level design elements (traps, enemies, weapons, bonuses, NPC movement and fight behaviour etc.) • Preparing monetization system (balance between free and payable goods) • Working with development team (programmers, graphics etc.) to implement and tweak games core elements and additional features • Preparing half-mobile/half-web game features (i.e. additional mobile game goods are downloadable free after user’s registration on game website) Game Designer (PC) Project: Advanced M1A2 Abrams tank simulator • Preparing main game features (menu organisation, single- and multiplayer modes, tutorial, user profile, cutscenes and additional movies script etc.) • Combat center (preparing missions and missions management, AI squad data exchange between NPC tanks and player tank, maps/battlefield elements creation, visual, radio and acoustic communication on battlefield etc.) • Additional elements (missions descriptions, military units badges and historical overview, military commands on all hierarchy levels etc.)
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    User Experience Design
    Game Tuning
    Game Theory
    Game Mechanics
    Game Consultation
    Project Delivery
    Simulation Game
    PC Game
    Game Design Document
    Game Prototype
    Scenario Planning
    Project Management
    iOS
  • $35 hourly
    Unity Game Designer and Developer and Master of Computer Science Engineering with +2 years of experience in Game and Software Design and Development on many platforms. I help companies and individuals develop their dream games and I am currently responsible for the entire process of many game projects, from prototyping to release. Here are a few examples of my results: ⦁ Developed a library of more than 10 independent and modular systems and tools to use in game development projects, which translates to a reduction in development time and project duration by weeks. ⦁ Participated in Many GameJams, and always managed to adapt the game scope and finish the product within the time frame, being 48h or even 3h in the case of the TriJam! ⦁ Represented my country in the international exchange program (GSACS), and collaborated with professors in the US, Middle East, and North Africa, thanks to my C2 skill in English. Which led to our team securing the first spot. ⦁ While my English is fluent, I also speak French and am learning Japanese. In addition to mastering Arabic and Amazigh languages. Additionally, I am a big fan of Astronomy since High school, everything from the physical phenomena in Astrophysics, to the mythology related to the constellations throughout civilizations. Like novel authors create entire worlds with a stock of their pen, transforming inanimate words into their reality; I too feel a deep connection with video games, I care for them, for they are windows into other realities. And nothing excites me more than working on a game project with creative people, and delivering Fun, enjoyable, and immersive experiences and scenarios. A day without connecting with others and communicating is a day incomplete. so feel free to contact me at MohammadLaadidaoui@Gmail.com, or here on Upwork.
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    Microsoft Windows
    Video Game
    Augmented Reality
    ARCore
    Level Design
    Game Engine
    Computer Science
    Android
    CI/CD
    C#
    Unity
    Game Development
    Game
  • $30 hourly
    ✅ Top-Rated Designer & Developer ✅ 100% Job Success Rate ✅ Client Recommended ✅ Guaranteed quality service As a Lead Game and Graphics Designer with over 6 years of experience in the games industry, I have a proven track record of delivering games from initial concept to launch and beyond. Additionally, I have expertise in various areas of game design, including concept design, high-level game design documents, core game loops, economy and balance, QA, in-app purchases, and monetization for freemium and other business models. I also excel in ongoing updates and community support. My skills in game design extend to 2D/3D assets creation, game UI/UX design, game marketing screens and video production, and 2D/3D character design/illustration and animations. Beyond game design, I possess a broad range of skills in managing deliverables, presenting milestones, project specifications, and game flow/story presentations. I am well-versed in the delivery of final products and can provide valuable insights on how to deliver a game and design one. With my extensive experience and skill set, I am confident in my ability to deliver top-notch results and meet the demands of any project. ✔ Concept design ideas Pitch presentations ✔ High-Level Game Design Documents ✔ Core game loops Economy & Balance QA ✔ In-app purchase and monetisation for freemium and other business models Ongoing updates &and community support. ✔ Game 2D/3D assets creation ✔ Game UI/UX design ✔ Game Marketing Screens and video production (post-production) ✔ 2D/3D Character design/illustration and animations If you have any questions or require free advice, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am always available and eager to provide any assistance you may need. Thank you for taking the time to consider my services.
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    Simulation Game
    UI/UX Prototyping
    Game Design Document
    UX & UI
    Graphic Design
    Game UI/UX Design
    Game Development
    Figma
    2D Game Art
    3D Modeling
    Game Art
    3D Animation
    UI Graphics
  • $36 hourly
    I'm a Game, Apps, & VR Developer from Indonesia, I work using Unity and Unreal Engine depending on my client's needs. I'm also proficient in 3D modeling using Blender. Why you may want to work with me: 💠 A highly experienced developer in the game and simulator scene with more than 7 years of experience. 💠 Skilled in all game development-related fields. I can complete a game or simulation from scratch to finish on my own, including making all of the required 3D assets. 💠 Experienced with leading a team of different professions to complete a project while applying the principle of Scrum. 💠 Highly experienced in making simulators for a wide range of devices, both PC-based or standalone mobile. I'm also experienced in using uncommon devices such as AR Camera, Vive Tracker, Arduino for a custom controller, etc. 💠 Worked on high-profile VR projects such as developing a Tank Driver Training Simulator for the Indonesian Military and Excavator Driver & Maintenance Simulator for UT School. One of the simulations I made caught the attention of the Ministry of Industry. I welcome complex tasks and challenges. It's how I grew throughout my career. Please feel free to contact me if you want to make something innovative that needs a lot of research.
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    VR Application
    Game Development
    C++
    Virtual Reality
    Unreal Engine
    Blender
    3D Modeling
    Adobe Photoshop
  • $55 hourly
    10+ years of TOP RATED 🏆 experience developing wireframes, prototypes of different app and game genres such as kids educational, RPG and casino games, business,etc. acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, backgrounds and deep story architecture. Tools: Figma, Sketch & Adobe Illustrator Service Description Game Design - Drafting Game Design Documents/Wireframes - Design Game Specifics UI & UX - Creating 2D game assets, environments, characters and UI - Character development & backstory - Setting design (environmental storytelling) - Animations Game development -gameplay mechanics -UI and graphics setup -various SDKs integration -IAPs creation -bots implementation In addition to all above mentioned you will get my knowledge, guidance and advices for App Store and Google Play game publishing and eye catching promo screenshots.
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    UX & UI
    Sketch
    Wireframing
    2D Game Art
    Gamification
    iOS Development
    User Experience Design
    2D Design
    Unity
  • $30 hourly
    Good Day! I am a Freelance Game Designer and CGI Artist. I have more than 5 years of experience in Game Video Animation and Game Art. My Skills are: - 2D & 3D Game Art - 3D Character Design - NFT Art - Game UI/UX - Game Environment Lighting - Game Environment Design - Game Animations - Game Level Design - Game VFx - Post Production I use Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Unity 3D, Blender 3D, and 3ds Max. I am a full-time freelancer who works efficiently meeting projects deadlines and agreements every time.
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    3D Design
    Game Trailer
    Unity
    3D Art
    Game Asset
    Blender
    Character Design
    Character Animation
    Game Art
  • $29 hourly
    Hello! I'm Afifa Abid. I'm a game developer and programmer with 8 years of experience, have expert skills in Unreal Engine 4 and C++. I have done many virtual reality projects. I have good experience in architectural visualization and 3D rendering. I love making games, and animations. Looking for opportunities to work on interesting projects.
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    Game Development
    Architectural Rendering
    Unreal Engine
    Augmented Reality
    C++
    3D Animation
    Autodesk Maya
    Virtual Reality
  • $30 hourly
    Experienced product manager with a demonstrated history of building products across verticals such as Games (F2P, Social, Instant & Real Money), Communities, Social and Messaging. Currently building my own board game. Inspired to solve problems & invent on the user's behalf. With a passion for delivering delightful customer experiences.
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    Mobile Game
    Game Design Document
    Business Management
    Data Analytics & Visualization Software
    Game Consultation
    User Experience
    Figma
    Webflow
    Agile Software Development
    Experiment Design
    Scrum
    Jira
    Product Management
    Agile Project Management
  • $60 hourly
    Thank you for visiting my profile! I'm a game programmer specializing in C#, Java and full stack games. - I have strong programming knowledge in C# with Unity. - I have strong programming knowledge of Java. - Experienced with IAP, Virtual Currency and Admob - Experienced with Firebase - Experienced Unity Developer - Experienced Networking Full Stack Developer (Server / Client) developer - Experience with Amazon AWS - Experience with SFS - Database experience with: Dynamo, MySQL If you need any more information feel free to message me.
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    Game Asset
    Kotlin
    eBay API
    C#
    3D Rigging
    2D Game Art
    eBay
    GameMaker
    PC Game
    Java
    HTML5
    Game Development
  • $20 hourly
    I am a Sound designer that can do all aspects of Music Production & Arrangement, I can mixed and master as well at a high level. My greatest strength is making background music for videos and specially for games. I did most of my Sound design in a Gaming company, creating background music and sound effects where I coordinate intensively with Designer, graphics and programmer to create quality games and help debug the actual game itself. I am well equipped with a vast collection of the best sound libraries and audio gears to provide great quality to clients. I am committed to satisfied clients needs. ● With over 10 years of experienced as a music producer, professionally. ● Sound Designer for any kind of genres ● Expert in Digital workstations ● Ability to isolate and fix audio problem ● Strong work ethic, highly motivated and self disciplined. ● Can write and arrange good quality music at a fast turnaround time
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    Audio Mastering
    Audio Editing
    Sound Design
    Sound Mixing
    Music & Sound Design
    Music Arrangement
    Video Game Music
    Music Composition
    Music Production
    Cubase
  • $75 hourly
    I add market value through design and communicate ideas and concepts visually. Hi, my name is Rana, and I am a Canadian-Jordanian Visual and UI/UX Designer. Well-versed and formally educated with expertise in Illustration, Graphic, UI/UX, and Presentation Design. My strengths are my ability to strategize, artistic capabilities, and creative execution. Some of my accomplishments include designing winning reports, proposals, presentations, and advertising campaigns for established companies and startups from all around the world. I've helped increase the commercial value of a long-standing Learning Management System by developing a design approach that incorporated comedic, explanatory animations in the user experience. And on a day-to-day basis, I design engaging user experiences that convert and build brand identities from the ground up. List of services: -Brand Identity and Design -Game Concept Design -Illustration -Web & Mobile Application UI/UX -Web Design -User Interaction & Prototyping -Print and Digital Graphic Design -Infographic Design -Presentation Design (PowerPoint, Google Slides, PDF, other) -Proposal, Report, White Paper and Sales Playbook Design -Visual Strategies -Design Consultation Software I use the most: -Adobe Photoshop -Adobe XD -Adobe Illustrator -Figma -Adobe InDesign -InVision -Adobe After Effects -Microsoft PowerPoint (and other MS software) + Google Slides -Zeplin Let's work together! Rana
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    Creative Direction
    Art Direction
    Concept Artistry
    Brand Identity Design
    Illustration
    UX & UI
    Graphic Design
    Web Design
    User Interface Design
    Adobe Photoshop
    Presentation Design
    Adobe XD
    Interaction Design
    Figma
  • $20 hourly
    Hi everyone & welcome to my profile, I am very interested in your projects and can do this work efficiently because I have 8 year experience in it. I have a lot of experience in Web Design, Mobile App & Web Application Design also I have graphic skill as well. Please ping me for further communication.
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    Mobile App Redesign
    Front-End Development
    Software Design
    Mobile App Design
    User Experience
    UI/UX Prototyping
    User Experience Design
    User Interface Design
    Web Design
    WordPress
    Adobe Illustrator
    Figma
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe XD
  • $25 hourly
    🥇 Upwork Top Rated UI Designer from 🇮🇩 🚀 Open to New Projects ⭐️ Helping people grow their business using visual design 🏆 7+ Years Experience as UI UX Designer for Website Design, SaaS, Mobile App Design, Dashboard Design, Web App, E-commerce, and Landing Page. 🔷 What do I need from you? Tell us the problem you are facing and we will be ready to solve it. If you want to make a product, give us your initial idea and we will help you think of the best visuals from start to the finished project. 🔷 How is the design process? 1. User Research & Competitive Analysis 2. Create the 3 concepts of a mood board to match your style 3. Create the wireframe or Low Fidelity to see the flow 4. Create the UI Design (Complete Color, Images, and the content) 5. Create the Clickable Prototype (How you see in the future after development) ⚡️ Deliverable Style Guide, Prototyping, Mockup, Figma Link, Lottie Files for Animation 💪 My Skills UI Design, Critical Thinking, Prototyping, Research, Mockup Design, Graphic Design, Interactive Design, UI UX Prototyping, User Experience, User Interface, Game Design, High Fidelity, Low Fidelity, Working with priority on customer satisfaction and originality design. I am friendly, easy-going and passionate about what I do, so if you are in need of UI or UX design help or just want to say "Hi", don't hesitate to contact me. Thank you Septiandika Pratama
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    UI/UX Prototyping
    Landing Page
    Website Redesign
    Wireframing
    Mobile App Design
    SaaS
    Dashboard
    iPad UI Design
    UX & UI Design
    Graphic Design
    User Experience Design
    Web Design
    Mobile UI Design
    Figma
    User Interface Design
  • $17 hourly
    I make (design and develop) digital educational products, including: - games /sims (including VR), - web apps, - e-learning.
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    UX & UI Design
    Game Development
    UI/UX Prototyping
    Web Development
    Full-Stack Development
    Gamification
    Moodle
    Unity
    Virtual Reality
    Phaser
    Vue.js
    ExpressJS
    Instructional Design
    Figma
  • $35 hourly
    I am an expert Game Developer, Game Designer, Senior Manager and Product Owner with over eight years of experience and having a solid command of Unity 3D. I can make 2D/3D/VR/AR/NFT any sort of game as per your requirements, having vast experience in game development and made and managed over 1000 games project. Strong command on C#. I can make games from scratch or make reskins; also, I can do bug fixes and publish the games to the store, including Ads support and in APPs purchases knowledge of NGUI and other plugins of Unity.
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    Gaming NFT
    Android App Development
    Program Management
    iOS Development
    Game Development
    Bug Fix
    iOS
    Android
    Unity
    User Authentication
    Arcade Game
    Third-Party Integration
  • $45 hourly
    I specialize in Game Design & Level Design with over 12 years of experience in the field. - 14+ years in the Games Industry. - 10+ Years Freelancing. - Masters’ Degree in Game Technology. - Bachelors’ Degree in Game Design and Architecture. My profile demonstrates I'm a reliable professional who guarantees quality work.
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    Mobile Game
    Game Design Document
    Game Development
    Concept Design
    UnrealScript
    Level Design
    Storytelling
    Gamification
    Prototyping
    User Interface Design
    User Experience Design
  • $80 hourly
    ⭐ Senior Fullstack Web developer, specializing in frontend and custom HTML/CSS/JS, HTML game development (4 commercial releases, 2mil+ players, 6mil+ plays).⭐ ✅I have worked with and managed experts in various fields (web devs, DBA, designers...) for projects with millions in revenues & millions of users. - Expertise in: ✅HTML Game Development, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Jquery, PHP, Game Design, Project planning & specification (particularly web) ✅Lead developer of a complex Node.js application for a free Multiplayer & Singleplayer Poker website pokerpatio.com - Significant experience & past projects in: ✅ Wordpress, MySQL, integrating 3rd Party APIs, AWS, setting up hosting, emailing solutions, SEO ✅I can deliver most web projects from start to finish! ⭐ What sets me apart from other freelancers ⭐ ✅ Over-Delivering: This is the core of what I always do in my work as I have a keen eye for details, and making sure my clients are more than satisfied! ✅ Client Reviews. I focus on providing value to my clients and earning their TRUST -> just check below ✅ My moto is "Just get it done" – I will ALWAYS find a solution to a problem, and choose the best way to deliver, all while keeping scope and quality of the project in mind. As I've been wearing many hats it has developed my sense of scope and project requirements from various angles, which has made me a much more efficient and knowledgable developer. ✅ I will provide regular reports & detailed breakdowns of my work ✅ Responsiveness & Kindness: I treat everyone with respect, empathy and urgency – my own AND your time is valuable! Drop me a message and you'll see ;) ⭐What do my clients say?⭐ - "If I could give Andraz 10000 stars out of 5, I would. He absolutely blew my expectations out of the water and was the epitome of a kind, considerate, thoughtful, reliable, skilled, and hard-working professional who was always extremely communicative about what he was doing. One of the greatest things about working with him was his honesty and transparency: he was always very transparent about what his schedule was like, what tasks he would be getting done for the week, how many hours a task might take, and what his thought process involved as he was working on my project. " - "Andraz is a highly skilled and efficient freelancer who is easy to work with. He took the time to really understand my project and what I needed" So if you need help with a big web project, a custom CSS/JS solution, an awesome HTML game, or are just looking to spice up your project - then get in touch/invite me to your job, and I'll be happy to see how I can make your project better in the most efficient way - I also love discussing projects beforehand on a call, to make sure I am the right fit for you!
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    PHP
    JavaScript
    HTML5
    CSS 3
    CSS
    Game Development
    HTML5 Canvas
    jQuery
    WebGL
    Web Development
    ClickFunnels
    Project Plans
    Web Application
    HTML
  • $40 hourly
    Hello there! I'm Stratos, Since diving into the game development world in 2017, my journey has been nothing short of exhilarating. Picture me as your go-to game development Swiss Army knife, skillfully navigating through various aspects of game creation across multiple platforms and engines. Whether it's turning a concept into a playable prototype or meticulously crafting documents and charts, I approach every project with the dedication and care as if it were my own, always staying true to my clients' vision. My adventure in game development spans across WebGL, mobile (Android/iOS), and desktop (Windows/Mac) platforms, wielding Unity and Unreal Engine. My philosophy? Games should not only be a blast to play but also universally accessible. This isn't just a job for me; it's the dream, fueling my drive to pour over 110% into every project, pushing boundaries even when they fall outside my comfort zone. Let's make something extraordinary together! Here’s what I love to work on: ✅ Exploring Unity and Unreal Engine. ✅ Designing and manipulating artwork. ✅ Crafting sound designs and integrating FMOD. ✅ Implementing Admob and Firebase for a complete user experience. ✅ Conducting diligent QA testing to ensure smooth gameplay. ✅ Creating prototypes to quickly bring ideas to reality. ✅ Drafting GDDs to lay down a clear game plan. ✅ Animating and rigging for more realistic characters. ✅ Implementing multiplayer features for better player engagement. 📝 Plus, I offer a detailed GDD template to help flesh out your vision, ensuring we're aligned every step of the way. Ready to start your game development journey? Drop me a message, and let's bring your dream game to life!
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    Git
    GitHub
    PC Game
    Game Development
    Game UI/UX Design
    Game Prototype
    Video Game
    Casual Game
    Game Consultation
    Game Design Document
    Unity
    In-App Purchases
    Arcade Game
    Mobile Game
  • $100 hourly
    As a software engineer and seasoned Unity developer, I have the experience to produce a quality product efficiently. I have experience with both Unity 2D and 3D development and on both desktop and mobile applications. I'll be able to assist you with your large-scale Unity project or small prototype and will work diligently to meet your needs. I look forward to working with you! I also have experience in back-end web development using Node.js and Django.
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    Hybrid App Development
    Unity
    Django
    Node.js
  • $25 hourly
    Top Rated Freelancer on Upwork. I am Pranjal Rewatkar a Game Developer with 7+ Years of experience in game development, Through working on several complex projects I continuously enhance my skills, I have self-published various mobile games as well as provided support in the publishing and development of games. Throughout the years I have managed to successfully deliver High-value projects costing 1000$ to 3000$+ to my clients. I look forward to creating a great work relationship with whomsoever I work with. Let's get started on your great idea by building together and growing together. Latest Game on Play Store: Dhaba Rush - on Play Store and App Store Services in Game Development: Unity and Unreal Engine Android & iOS Game Play Store & App Store Publishing PC and Web Games VR and Oculus Games Complete custom Game Development Services and Packages. Services in Game Art and Animation 3D Sculpt 3D modeling 2D Character Design 3D Animation Low Poly Models Game Ready Models Social Media and Marketing Services: Facebook, Instagram and Google Ads Social Media Post Creation Video Creation User Interface and User Experience Services: Mobile Application UI Design Game UI Design Web UI Design UX Design for Apps and Website WordPress Website: Website for products and Services Hosting and Domain Support Website Maintainance Web Design Plugin and Tools Integration for WordPress I look forward to the opportunity that comes my way and will be dedicated to supporting many more happy clients to come. If you have come across my profile and looking to start a project please invite me so I can share you my portfolio and other documents. Thank you.
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    Mobile Game
    iOS
    Android
    Game Development
    In-Game Advertising
    User Experience Design
    Game Art
    2D Game Art
    Unreal Engine
    Puzzle
    Game Design Document
  • $55 hourly
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Game Designers Hiring FAQs

What is a game designer?

Game design involves the design of video gameplay, including environmental development, art direction, character development, storyline writing, and other relevant responsibilities. Game designers on Upwork can help you tackle a variety of game development requirements by using software such as Minecraft, Unity 3D, Blender, Maya, and more.

How do you hire a game designer?

You can source game designer talent on Upwork by following these three steps:

  • Write a project description. You’ll want to determine your scope of work and the skills and requirements you are looking for in a game designer.
  • Post it on Upwork. Once you’ve written a project description, post it to Upwork. Simply follow the prompts to help you input the information you collected to scope out your project.
  • Shortlist and interview game designers. Once the proposals start coming in, create a shortlist of the professionals you want to interview. 

Of these three steps, your project description is where you will determine your scope of work and the specific type of game designer you need to complete your project. 

How much does it cost to hire a game designer?

Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.

  • An experienced game designer may command higher fees but also work faster, have more-specialized areas of expertise, and deliver higher-quality work.
  • A contractor who is still in the process of building a client base may price their game designer services more competitively. 

 

Which one is right for you will depend on the specifics of your project. 

How do you write a game designer job post?

Your job post is your chance to describe your project scope, budget, and talent needs. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

Job post title

Create a simple title that describes exactly what you’re looking for. The idea is to target the keywords that your ideal candidate is likely to type into a job search bar to find your project. Here are some sample game designer job post titles:

  • Need to hire 2 game designers familiar with 3D landscapes
  • Excellent game designer needed to clean up bugs in new game
  • Looking for top notch programmer who can help develop 3D chess game

Project description

An effective game designer job post should include: 

  • Scope of work: From environmental design to game testing, list all the deliverables you’ll need. 
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project. 
  • Background: If you prefer experience with certain genres, software, or landscapes, mention this here. 
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

Game designer job responsibilities

Here are some examples of game designer job responsibilities:

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions focused on plot outlines for world areas and storylines
  • Lead overall testing process for game updates and content
  • Write and code scripts, dialogue, item descriptions, and other requirements as necessary

Game designer job requirements and qualifications

Be sure to include any requirements and qualifications you’re looking for in a Game designer. Here are some examples:

  • Minimum of 3 years programming in Unity 3D
  • Extensive experience working in the games industry as a lead designer
  • Exhibit strong analytical skills as well as keen attention to detail
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