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Kristina Piltyay

Kristina Piltyay

Business Development Manager

Ukraine - Portfolio: 7

EJaw is an independent video game development studio. The head office is located in Scotland, UK with a 100% owned subsidiary in Kyiv, Ukraine. We develop high-quality products with detailed game design, combined with thoughtful balance of game mechanics and gameplay, fresh and creative art direction and other interactive elements. We focus on game production for mobile, social, PC and browser platforms. Our team uses Scrum, an iterative and incremental agile software development framework for managing projects. We are also taking advantage of continuous integration and XP/TDD practices. Jira is used as a proprietary issue-tracking tool and we use Confluence for actualizing of our documentation. These features allow EJaw to fit a well-managed schedule and to maintain control of the development process.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Lizette Oosthuysen

Lizette Oosthuysen

Virtual Assistant

South Africa - Portfolio: 7

I can be your Virtual Assistant, Virtual PA, Data Entrist or Social Media Manager. Professional and excellent quality work is my number one priority. I have more than 5 years’ experience in office management, admin duties, Microsoft office programs, being a personal assistant and doing time management. As well as 10 years experience in social media management and I am not afraid of a challenge and can take on any job assigned to me. I am fluent and error free in English and Afrikaans, (Verbal and Written) and I am a very efficient internet researcher. You are more than welcome to test my abilities for yourselves and I am confident that I will not disappoint you. I am a good organizer and have great people skills, am determined, goal orientated, a fast learner, good typing skills, friendly but focused, I can work under pressure and/or independently. I’m also a very hard worker, productive, self-motivated, trustworthy, reliable, confident, multi-skilled, and loyal and have excellent communicating skills. I always lead by good example, am prepared, professional and have strong leadership qualities. If you give me a chance to prove myself, I will certainly not disappoint you. I am a serious over achiever. I am looking to broaden my knowledge and grow my expertise in a Virtual environment. With proper training and explanation of what is expected of me, I believe I will be the best. I enjoy modelling, singing, dancing and acting. And I love having a good time with family or friends. I do believe in doing what you love and loving life! Reaching my dreams is my ultimate goal and I am prepared to work hard to achieve them. Please Contact me for any opportunity you might have. I will go the extra mile and more....

$143.00 /hr
0 hours

Dariusz Skrzypkowski

Dariusz Skrzypkowski Agency Contractor

Expert of Games and Gamification(design, html5)

Poland - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

I specialize in the creation, design and production of games, as well as other gamification and e-learning related web solutions. For 7 years I have been an independent enterpreneur in the game development and innovative social application industry. I can prepare your project from scratch, that is, from designing the actual product to production phase, inclusive. Should your project be complex, I have co-workers who will make it happen. Technology-wise, I specialize in HTML5, Javascript. I can create a draft graphic design or, in cooperation with my illustrator, a full graphic design of your product. If you need your project completed not only correctly, but also with a creative approach toward your target, you have found the right person for the job. I am looking forward to working with you!

Associated with: Dopamine

$27.78 /hr
0 hours

Apu Ghose

Apu Ghose

Expert PHP Developer

Bangladesh - Tests: 3

Hi, I have about 9 years of experience in the field of IT, especially in SEO, developing web based software, website, e-commerce site, auction site, Android and iPhone Apps. I have extensive knowledge in OOP and MVC framework such as codeigniter, Yii, etc. In addition, I am very good in wordpress, joomla, prestashop. I strongly feel that my 9 years of experience in PHP, AJAX, JavaScript, Jquery, CSS, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, MySql, Oracle, Objective-C, C, C++, C#, Java, VB, ASP, LISP, prolog, Assembly Language (MASM), WML, WMLScript, MATLAB would satisfy all the necessary qualities required by the clients. As I have handled many critical issues as a team leader, I think I am the best to lead in the critical areas of coding and help the software engineers in software development. Furthermore, my experience in dealing with local and foreign clients would help in maintaining liaison and performing coordination role with the vendors or other stakeholders closely. Some of my developed sites are:,,,,,,,,,,,,,

$8.89 /hr
100 hours

Jaden Skylit

Computer Science Graduate interested in game development and testing.

Philippines - Tests: 1

As a fresh graduate, I don't have a lot of achievements yet but here are some: - Essay Writing Champion (local level) at my school - Magazine editor (inSTInct) at my school - Secretary at ITSA (Information Technology Students Association) at my school - Expert in using notepad to find solutions to weird system errors. (sounds unbelievable I know...) - Finished creating two indie games including a visual novel and an Action RPG That's it! I'd like to be a Game Designer someday and I know I need to go through a lot for that. :)

$3.00 /hr
75 hours

Arvin Jayce San Juan

Arvin Jayce San Juan

Data Entry Professional & Web Researcher

Philippines - Tests: 2

I am a hardworking and goal-oriented person. I can work with less supervision and do the job on time. I always work at my best to render the best result. I am looking forward to learn a lot from this experience and at the same time, be of help and service using my knowledge and skills for the growth of the business/company I am connected to.

$3.00 /hr
20 hours

Lowell Y.

Lowell Y.


Philippines - Tests: 3

I am a quick learner. I am a graduate of Electronics and Communications Engineering. My experience as I served as a volunteer in our church would help me work even under pressure and I can handle different kinds of people. I like to analyze things and find solution to problems using available tools. I am responsible, hardworking and service-oriented individual.

$4.00 /hr
0 hours

Jak V.

Jak V.

3d Generalist / Project Management

Philippines - Portfolio: 4

Works on project management for game development, art illustrations, concept designs and logos. We're a team of artist that have worked on AAA games, company branding and illustration designs for various big clients over the past years. With our professional experience, we are capable of producing quality outputs to our valued clients.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours