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  1. 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
  2. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Last active: 1 day 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
    878 hours
    5.00
  3. Syed raza A.

    Syed raza A.

    Designer, Developer, SEO Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days 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
    4,284 hours
    5.00
  4. UWAIS IFTIKHAR

    UWAIS IFTIKHAR

    Unity3D/Android/IOS/Game Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    Over the last 6 years, I have developed a wide range of Android/IOS Apps/Game for start up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new Android/IOS project, and I am seeking opportunities to build Games/Apps from the ground up for you or your business. I have good experience in the following areas: Java,C Sharp,Unity3D,Graphics,Android Development,IPhone Development.

    $18.00 /hr
    37 hours
    5.00
  5. Muaz Faris

    Muaz Faris

    iOS | Android Guru & Agile/Scrum Product Manager

    Malaysia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    7+ Years working in IT field honed me to be an Ace of software development equipped with cut-edge technologies and creative ideas on top of rapid changes & advances. Focusing on developing iOS ( iPhone & iPad) | Android | Web Applications , worked as a Software Architect | Project Manager | Team Leader | Product Manager . As a product Manager, I have implemented and used Agile/Scrum development methodology when developing mobile enterprise apps. Aims on professional working and making clients say "Cheese". Expertise area -Social Networking Online Chat | Photo Sharing | Friend Request | Facebook | Twitter | Printerest | LinkedIn | Feed | Youtube | Comment -E-commerce Online Shopping | Auction -Multimedia Audio Streaming | Video Streaming | Photo Editing | Video Editing -Games 3D Games | 2D Games | RPG | MMORG | Unity3D Games | Text Games -GPS Navigation | Position Tracking | Google Map | Yahoo Map -Web Service WSDL -Push Notification -Payment Gateway Integration -SEO Technical skills -Programming Languages : C | C++ | C# | Objective-C | Java | PHP | Perl | Python | Ruby on Rails | Java | VB | ASP.NET | HTML | HTML5 | CSS | Ajax | AngularJS | Knockout | XML | WSDL | jQuery | UML | Javascript -Database Servers : MySQL | SQLite | PostgreSQL | MSSQL | Oracle -Frameworks : Cocos2d | Cocoa Touch | Drupal | CakePHP | CodeIgniter | Yii | Joomla | Zend | AngularJS | .NET | PhoneGap | Corona | MapKit -CMS : Wordpress | phpBB -E-commerce : Magento | Oscommerce | Prestashop | ZenCart | Opencart | Woocommerce | NopCommerce | VirtueMart | Shopify -Development Environment : XCode | Visual Studio | Zend Studio | Jasper Studio | Xamarin Studio | Android Studio | Enterprise Architect | NetBeans | Rational Rose | Eclipse -Hosting Servers : Apache | IIS | Tomcat | LAMP | WAMP | XAMP | MAMP -Other : Node.js | KnockoutJS | Django | Bootstrap | JSON | RSS | SOAP | REST For years working as a freelancer, I desire myself to satisfy client's needs with quality work. I am always ready to accept your offer. Quick response is my significance. Feel free to contact me. ******************* Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. *******************

    $40.00 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  6. Ana Sârbescu

    Ana Sârbescu

    Games Development Assistant Producer

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day 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
    3,683 hours
    5.00
  7. Alessandra R.

    Alessandra R.

    Experienced freelance translator, transcriber and subtitler

    Italy - Last active: 23 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
    4.95
  8. Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    Game Developer, Application Developer and Reverse Engineer

    India - Last active: 10 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
    5.00
  9. Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day 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
    2,148 hours
    4.70
  10. Alex Jin

    Alex Jin

    Mobile, Web, Desktop Application Developer

    Hong Kong - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    I have 10 year experience in the field of software development. Mobile app development, Web development, and high-tech image processing engine development. ★ As a Master of Computer Science I have developed great performance image-processing engine, and recently, I've made some good achievements. Became one of the winners in Intel Real-sense App Challenge - 2014. ★ As a Senior Mobile Apps Developer. Over years, I have experienced almost all SDKs and frameworks of iOS/OSX/Android/Windows , introduced by Apple Inc.,Google Inc. and Microsoft and I’ve pursued the best practices and cutting-edge technologies that are being adopted by the developers’ community implementing them into my work. I am also versed at Auto Layout and Size Classes in iOS 8 and Material Design of Android 5.0, and newly announced Apple Watch SDK. My development environment comprises Swift and Objective-C with Xcode 6.2 for iOS app (iPhone, iPad) and OS X (Mac) app development, and Android Studio and Eclipse for Android app development. I always keep myself staying up-to-date with new technology stacks provided by Apple, Google and Microsoft. ★ As a Senior Web developer I’m an expert web developer with Ruby On Rails, PHP and ASP.NET and Node.js as backend and HTML5, Javascript, AngularJS as frontend. I’m always ready to start a new Web Projects any time by any clients. Working directly with clients in an increasingly competitive environment and across diverse industries, I give customers satisfaction, demonstrating strong communication skills, and develop my skills further thus making relevant financial success for both clients and me. ... I also have deep knowledge in computer vision. Face recognition, Logo recognition, LPR, Object classification, pedestrian counting, Vehicle counting... My skill-set: My skill set include (NOT LIMITED TO): - iOS development SDKs - iOS6, iOS7, iOS8, Apple Watch - Android development SDKs - Android 3.0 Honeycomb, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Android 4.4 KitKat, Android 5.0 Lollipop - Fast mobile UI programming - Storyboard, Auto Layout, Size Classes, Material Design - Text messaging and voice/audio/video chatting - XMPP, OpenTok, Pusher, APN, QuickBlox, Oovoo, Twilio, Linphone - Integration with - HealthKit, CloudKit, HomeKit, AirPrint - Networking framework - AFNetworking, Web RTC, Socket.io, TCP/IP - Cloud storage - Google Drive, One-drive, Dropbox, iCloud, Parse - Backend cloud server - Parse, Amazon (AWS) - GPS - Core Location, MapKit, MapBox, GoogleMap - eCommerce payment system - Paypal, Stripe, Authorize.net, Salesforce, card.io - Media manipulation - CoreAudio, CoreVideo, AVFoundation, CoreGraphics - Data and Graph visualisation - Core Plot, iOSPlot, JBChartView - 3D programming - OpenGLes, NinevehGL, Cocos3D, PVRGeoPOD, Unity, Unity3D - Web service integrating - JSON RESTful API, Parse.com, Amazon.com, Amazon Web Service (AWS) - Social media integration - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Youtube, Instagram - Project management - Jira, Trello, Git - Source control - Git, GitHub, Bitbucket - Communication method - Skype, email, HipChat, messenger - Ruby On Rails, PHP, JSP, ASP.NET - HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, Angular JS, Node JS - Image Processing - Face Recognition, Object Tracking, Vehicle Counting, Card Recognition... You can expect great results that make your hearts sing in a timely manner. Looking forward to long term relationships with clients. Thank you for visiting my profile.

    $40.00 /hr
    20 hours
    5.00