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  1. Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

    Unity3d , Cocos2d-x , Native , iOS , Android, Apps and Games Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 17

    6 years of experience in apps and games development for smart phones especially for iOS and Android platforms. I do work with whole heartedly and make my work really useful for others as i have 100+ featured apps/games on app store which i have developed and made them successful. Extensively used tools/libraries that i use for development/code: * Unity3D * Cocos2d-x. * Cocos2d. * Box2D. * Java, Android Development. * Objective C, iOS development [UIKit, Foundation, etc] I love coding and do it passionately for making games for iOS and Android. EXPERIENCED in making multiplayer game by using own servers and Game Centre. EXPERIENCED in making games that really entertain user and have fun, EXPERIENCED in making server based games as i have much experienced on that. EXPERIENCED in models in unity are required to manage memory very well. I know how to incorporate Chartboost,Tapjoy,Flurry,iAds,AppLovin,PlayHeaven,Apsalar,Revmob,Admob,iAds, Parse.com, Testflight, HeyZap.

    $44.44 /hr
    2,142 hours
    4.70
  2. Patrick F.

    Patrick F.

    iPhone / iPad / Game Development Rockstar

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a regular jack of all trades. I've worked on games for PC/Mac, games for the web, games for consoles, and games for mobile devices. I have experience in senior and lead roles and a track record of successfully shipping products. I enjoy working on challenging problems and helping bring projects to life. Specialties: Game programming, performance analysis, optimization, SIMD programming, Unity3D, iOS & mobile LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickflanagan

    $85.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  3. Brandon Simonds

    Brandon Simonds

    Veteran Game Designer

    United States - Last active: 12/18/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

    Veteran game designer with over 15 years’ experience designing highly successful video games across multiple platforms and genres. Expert user experience creator with an eye for clean, engaging, and intuitive interface designs. Creative and technical expertise seamlessly blends for rapid design, iteration, and prototyping new concepts. Continual involvement in social media, industry trends, and emerging technology. Adept at gamification, monetization, and free-to-play design methodologies.

    $38.89 /hr
    25 hours
    4.92
  4. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Share with me your vision and I will make it real: a vibrant and breathing reality. An experienced narrative and game designer raised in the world of indie video games and fantasy RPG. Expert in the field of fantasy and sci fi genres. 4+ years as narrative and game designer, developing MMORPG, RPG and city building games, acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences. 6+ years as a writer, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, factions and deep story arcs, delivered with visceral impact. My professional experience includes games like Planeshift, HOG, Heroes' Tears and Arakion. My computer science education and familiarity with Unity game engine are bonuses. I will use my creative eye to make your game shine. --------------------- Member of Mensa International, high IQ society, since 2006. Portfolio: http://www.fantasyeydor.com/portfolio

    $25.00 /hr
    868 hours
    5.00
  5. Syed raza A.

    Syed raza A.

    Designer, Developer, SEO Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 15

    Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, Asp.Net, Sql Database also developed wide rang of desktop softwares using c#. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have great experience in the following areas: * Web Designing * Graphic Designing * Web Development * Search Engine Optimization ( SEO ) * Email Marketing * PHP * MYSQL * HTML5 * CSS3 * Custom CMS * Joomla * Wordpress * Many Other Areas

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $25.00 /hr
    4,266 hours
    5.00
  6. Alessandra R.

    Alessandra R.

    Experienced freelance translator, transcriber and subtitler

    Italy - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 9

    I'm a South African born native speaking Italian. My translation experience started 6 years ago transcribing, translating and subtitling Youtube video content (conferences, news reports and interviews), motivated by a personal interest in alternative history, media, humanities and activism. For the past two years I have been working on demand as a translator/subtitler in the network marketing field for a translation agency commissioned by health and wellness multimillion dollars direct sales companies. I am seeking for new information fronts and subjects to work on. TRANSLATIONS: I can provide the best translation results in the following areas: network marketing, media, games, computer software, history, psychology, science, education and literature. My language pair is English-Italian and all my translations are 100% original. I am also familiar with Google's Translator Toolkit for editing and readjusting machine translated material. SUBTITLES: I work mainly with .srt and .ssa subtitle file formats. I can synchronize audio and subtitles perfectly. SOFTWARE EQUIPMENT: Video editing and subtitles: Camtasia Studio 7.1 - Subtitle Workshop 4.0 - Windows Movie Maker - VirtualDub 1.9.8; Audio transcriptions: Chronotron Pro 2.2.1 for WinAmp; Graphics and design: Pop Art Studio 5.3.

    $12.00 /hr
    29 hours
    4.91
  7. Ana Sârbescu

    Ana Sârbescu

    Games Development Assistant Producer

    Macedonia - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    My main experience is in quality assurance, but more user experience oriented. Have worked for more than 5 years in the games industry and tried to specialize on product management, reaching out to the clients' needs. Have work in this direction as clients relations and support, as well as designing and improving games and games website. From the technical point of view, i am experienced in implementing and improving Testing processes under agile methodologies, as well as performing manual and automated testing, both desktop and mobile, especially games and e-commerce applications, but not only. Looking forward to find projects that empower the creativeness of the team and the will of giving their best for good results, where self improvement is a must and the accent is put on teamwork.

    $22.22 /hr
    3,672 hours
    5.00
  8. Awni H.

    Awni H.

    Experienced Team of Game,Mobile App,C#,GPS,iOS,Android Developers

    Jordan - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

    Member of the Application Developers Alliance 10+ years in C#, ASP.NET, AJAX, Java Script, VB.NET, Web, GPS, Vehicle Tracking, SQL Sever, SQL Server Compact, and Windows Mobile development. More than 10 years of experience in software development, as technical team leader, system analysis, and project management. We have extensive experience in Social Networks, Minimum Viable Products, and start-ups. Our team excels in the following areas: - .NET( C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET, LINQ, Entity Framework), Java - Mobile Development( Android, Android SDK, iOS, Objective-C, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PhoneGap, ExtJS, HTML5, xCode, Titanium/Appcelerator) - Game Developement( Android, Android SDK, iOS, Objective-C, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PhoneGap, ExtJS, HTML5 xCode, Titanium/Appcelerator) - Mapping, GPS, GIS, Google Maps V3/V2, Vehicle Tracking - Server-side applications development - Database(SQLServer, Oracle, MySQL, SQLite) - Database Modelling - Web Development(ASP.NET, PHP, RESTful APIs, JavaScript, AJAX, Web Services) - XML, JSON - Amazon, AWS, EC2, AppHarbor - SVN, TFS, Github 4+ years Android, iPhone, iPad, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone Development.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Corona Labs

    $44.44 /hr
    1,784 hours
    4.68
  9. Zaki U.

    Zaki U.

    Expert Level Senior IOS/Android Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 17

    With the title of Lead Software Developer i have a 4+ years of Game Development experience. I have learned to be an expert developer with super fast pace and of course with high quality work. I have made games for IOS/Android/Windows Phone 8 using different platforms. I can work hard under pressure both at a personal level and in a team. Strong and persuasive in interpersonal interactions. You will also find me self-directed and motivated.

    $27.78 /hr
    1,146 hours
    4.99
  10. Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    Game Developer, Application Developer and Reverse Engineer

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a game developer, game designer and an Android application developer. I've worked on a lot of Android gaming and application projects, Unity 2D & 3D projects and libGDX projects for my clients, myself and my University. I have a lot of experience in Java, C#, C++, C, MySQL, SQLite and PHP. I use libGDX to develop 2D games and Unity 3D for both 2D & 3D games with other useful stuff like Ad Integration, Social integration and other things. I also have relevant experience in Reverse engineering, C++, PAWN, graphics designing, video editing and production, anything related Youtube, web development using PHP and Wordpress.

    $15.00 /hr
    23 hours
    4.99