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  1. Hardik Maru

    Hardik Maru

    MP Infoways - Professional Web, Game & Mobile App Development Company

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

    MP Infoways - IT Service providing company based in India. We provide services for Web Designing, Web Development, Game Development, Android App Development, iOS App Development, Graphics Designing and etc. We are looking for a long term business relationship and regular work. To add some more name in our list of Happy and fully satisfied regular clients. If you are looking for quality, high productive and responsive Developers then you are in the right place. We offer professional and high-quality services. I have a experienced team of creative designers and expert developers. We can develop any kind Websites, Games or Applications. We've always put our best in everything that we've done. Satisfaction of work and Success are our only options. We are dedicated to our work and always give top quality services to all of our clients.

    $9.00 /hr
    218 hours
    5.00
  2. Benjamin Rice

    Benjamin Rice

    Programmer, with GameDev experience

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    I have been obsessively in front of a computer keyboard since the age of 11. That was 34 years ago. I don't have any oDesk feedback yet, because so far, all my clients have kept me for possible future work. But you can see that I have worked many hours on oDesk over the past couple years. I am a native English speaker, and a thorough communicator. C#, Unity3D, UI & Networking are things I am particularly interested in and have experience with. But I also have experience in nearly every aspect of game design and development, because nearly all my projects were developed solely by myself. I also have experience with C/C++, Ruby, Regular Expressions, AutoIT automation & scripting, LSL scripting Papyrus scripting (Skyrim modding), dBase scripting & some pretty large and elaborate batch file scripts. Also a little bit of PERL. I have employed BEPU Physics, Farseer Physics (although I successfully made my own collision and response systems with algorithms I invented prior to that), & LibOpenMetaverse libraries. I am willing to learn just about any other language/environment. I've been using Unity3D for over a year, and am willing to learn ALL aspects of it (that I may not be currently familiar with) on my own time. Because I want to know it inside and out. I've been programming with C# since 2007 (8 years). I useding XNA for about 4 years. I finished a music game with them about 5 years ago. Which you can download & play (see below). I've worked for an employer on a C# / OpenTK game, and for their C++/OpenGL (Gnomescroll) game for exactly 1 year. It is like a sci-fi version of Minecraft, and had fairly regular activity from its player base. I've personally been working on an ambitious first person shooter adaptation of the original Rogue recently. With procedural weapon spells. I have yet to record a video of my latest project (a 2D procedural platformer), but you can view some short clips of some of the other games/engines I've made or worked on at: http://www.youtube.com/corpusc I made quite elaborate automated avatars in the virtual world Second Life with C# and LibOpenMetaverse. I made utilities and tools to help admin a group of Quake 2 servers with Ruby. I made a tool that would gather auction data from EverQuest 2's StationExchange website (they unfortunately dismantled that service shortly afterwards) and alert me when great deals were about to close so I could buy to resell. I'm also an artist, although I haven't put much time into it since my younger days. All my pictures being entirely traditional media. But have a look at my logo designs below. Also some of the textures in Gnomescroll were made by me.

    $16.39 /hr
    715 hours
    5.00
  3. Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    Game Developer, Application Developer and Reverse Engineer

    India - Last active: 2 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
    24 hours
    5.00
  4. Srđan Tajdić

    Srđan Tajdić

    Student

    Serbia - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    If you are interested in some new,fresh and original ideas, you should consider hiring me. Video editing is something that I really enjoy. I am looking for good opportunities to start working and earn extra money while finishing studies.

    $6.67 /hr
    8 hours
    4.88
  5. Zafar M.

    Zafar M. Agency Contractor

    Software Engineer and Architect, Web and Mobile Technologies

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 11

    2300+ hours on oDesk. TOP RATED contractor endorsed by oDesk (UpWork) having skills in: - Android / iOS / Windows / Mac/ Unix, Linux - Java, C++, C#, PHP - Node.js, MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, sails.js - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX - Twitter Bootstrap, Common.js, CoffeeScript, Backbone, Marionette - Cloud computing, AWS, Heroku, DigitalOcean, Azure, Google Compute Engine, Google app Engine - Java, J2SE, J2EE, JSF, swing, spring, strut, Hibernate, NUnit - JavaCC Compiler Lexical analyzer parser - C/C++, Qt Framework, Boost Library, STL - Image processing, OpenCV, Emgu, OpenGL - PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework - PHP MVC Frameworks: Laravel, CodeIgniter, CakePHP - WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, concrete5, Prestashop, Moodle, TYPO3 - C# .Net, ASP.NET MVC, WPF, WCF - Prism MVVM, MVC4 Razor - Twitter Apps development with Twitter API, Twitter Streaming API - Bluetooth, Smart watch, RFCOMM, BLE 4.0, A2DP, EDR - Source control SVN, Git, GitHub, TortoiseSVN, Maven, Bitbucket, VisualSVN - Responsive Web Development - Adobe AIR, Phonegap, Twitter Bootstrap - AV media stream programming, codecs, encoding - FFmpeg, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC - Video streaming platforms Wowza, Red5, Adobe Media Server, Flash Media Server, Helix, - Multicast, unicast, HLS - Streaming protocols RTP, UDP, RTSP, HLS, RTMP, MPEG-DASH, Smooth Streaming, HDS - Web scraping, Web Crawler, Data extraction with PHP C# HtmlAgility Pack - XML, JSON, BSON - Web Services, WDSL, SOAP, RESTful API - Adobe Flash, Flex and ActionScript 3 - Database: MS Access 2007 / 2010 / 2013 - SQL Server 2008 R2 - SQLite, MySQL, MongoDB, RavenDB - NetBeans, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, JBOSS, Tomcat, WebSphere - Scala, Swing, AWT, JavaFX, JNI, client/server programming - TCP/IP, UDP, secure socket, client/server, network programming - p2p, using multi-bitrate streaming network programming - Experience with Git, Maven, Eclipse, JUnit, and GDB - SSL proxy server programing - Fiddler like debugging proxy server - Console based - Advance level Skills in C, C++/Qt, STL, Boost - C++ Win32, TCP/IP, WinSock, socket client / server - Objective C, Cocoa, Unity 3D, XNA - WxWidgets, Xcode Mac, iOS - Developed Business Management Software - Supply chain Management Software - Point of Sale POS Software, Microsoft POS - Sale Purchase, Accounting, Inventory software - Inventory, Sales and Purchase Order Management - DotNetNuke, Web Matrix 2 Programmer - CRM Business Management & Development - Developed POS Point Of Sale Software applications using Access, SQL Server - Websites for start up companies and small businesses - Complete end to end Project management of Business Process automation - SSL TLS Sockets, Threads programming - Smart Cards, Secure client / Server Socket Programming - Cryptography standards, X509 Self signed root certificate creation authentication - CorelDRAW, Corel PHOTO-PAINT, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop Smart card, SET secure electronic Transfer on money knowledge of ISO 8583, ISO 7816, ISO 7810 Data warehousing, Data mining Database Programming in VB, PHP/MySQL, MS Access, SQL Server Technical Projects (Electro Mechanical Control systems, Telecom, GSM, GPS etc).

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: StSol House, Web Solutions

    $27.78 /hr
    2,301 hours
    3.84
  6. Brandon Simonds

    Brandon Simonds

    Veteran Game Designer

    United States - Last active: 27 days ago - 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
    4.94
  7. Davor Vukovic

    Davor Vukovic

    Graphic-Web Designer, 3D animator, Video Production

    Serbia - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I'm graduated digital artist, with more than 12 years of experience in the field of production, video, 2D and 3D arts. I've done a lot of marketing jobs, such as Video Production, Poster Design, Logo Design, Short Commercials, Animation.... My skills in Web and Graphic Design, Adobe-Creative-Suite (all CS software), Autodesk 3dsMax, Autodesk Maya, are worth enough to work as a freelancer. Also, I am Licensed English Teacher and a Remote Administrator with more than 15 years of experience. Professionalism is important here. As a professional, I am committed to learn and acquire experience to further my career. In addition, I want to expand my knowledge in the vast field of Web Design, Graphic Design and 3D Modelling.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,310 hours
    5.00
  8. Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Programmer, Game Developer, Software Developer, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    Work with minimal or no supervision, meet deadlines, and understand directions in one go and work in the right manner. I am a student of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - I am Knowledgeable in Game Development using Unity3d and Computer Programming specially Java, Python, Visual Basic, C# and Turbo C and Knowledgeable about Database using Microsoft Access and SQL I can do Internet Research,Internet Marketing, Classified Ads Posting,Data-entry,Administrative Stuffs, Email Response Handling and some Graphic Designs.

    $3.33 /hr
    2,091 hours
    4.95
  9. Elizabeth Graef

    Elizabeth Graef

    Fast & Detail-oriented Researcher/Dependable Article Writer/Gamer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I've been involved in different kinds of inbound and outbound resourcing over the last nine years. I've worked for Amazon as a Mechanical turk, and Kgb.com as special agent. These experiences gave me a wide range of online research and networking skills. I also have experience in article writing and blog posting. I am also seeking opportunities to do data entry jobs. Quality work is always on top of my list.

    $5.56 /hr
    272 hours
    4.34
  10. Bolaji O.

    Bolaji O.

    Professional Writer/ Editor/Journalist

    Australia - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Creative writing. Copywriting. Journalism. Proofreading/Editing. Marketing communications. Project management. Media consulting. Business consulting. Creative direction. Award-winning writer. I'm particularly interested in writing for film, TV, video and game development. I'm also looking to edit and polish book manuscripts to perfection. I have a thorough grasp of plot elements and how they should come together to make compelling, compulsive reading. Try me.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    4.87