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  1. 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
  2. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    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
    860 hours
    5.00
  3. Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    Game Developer, Application Developer and Reverse Engineer

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    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
  4. Alessandra R.

    Alessandra R.

    Experienced freelance translator, transcriber and subtitler

    Italy - Last active: 15 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
  5. Eliakim D.

    Eliakim D.

    Software QA engineer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    QA engineer with experience on mobile application testing and web testing using automation and manual testing. - Expertise in Manual/Functional Testing. - Experienced in defining Testing Methodologies, designing Test Cases, Test Plan and User Manual documents based on standards for QA implementation in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle. - Experienced in generation of bug report.

    $11.11 /hr
    179 hours
    5.00
  6. Laura G.

    Laura G.

    SEO copywriter, Italian, eMarketing & translations

    Egypt - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 9

    Born and educated in Milan, I have since worked in many an international context, mastering not just translator skills, SEO and eMarketing but also and foremost communication skills that allow me to understand clients' assignment nuances. Years of experience have also made me an extremely fast and precise worker.

    $27.78 /hr
    5,491 hours
    4.68
  7. Taylor Normington

    Taylor Normington

    Copywriter, Social Media Expert, Editor, SEO, Transcriptionist

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    I strive to continually further both the depth and breadth of my skills as a writer, so as to contribute superior work and deliver client and customer satisfaction. I received a B.A. in English from Michigan State University in 2012. I have written and directed short films with crews of up to 30, am proficient with audio and video recording technology/software, and have provided high quality transcription, copywriting, editing, technical writing, SEO and writing designed to engage and grow fan bases via social media for a range of high profile companies and clients. In my free time I look to further my capabilities however I can, including writing fiction and non-fiction prose, biographies, critiques, reviews and screenplays. I have written on a wide variety of subjects, and enjoy researching new topics as they are assigned to me. My specialties include technology, health/fitness, marketing, film, music, literature, academic writing and video game journalism. I am outgoing and highly interpersonal. I recognize that communication is essential to succeed in fast-paced, telecommute work environments. As a creative writer, I put a premium on concept and the ability to draw readers in as succinctly as possible. My linkedin profile for more information: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/taylor-normington

    $30.00 /hr
    14 hours
    4.58
  8. Muhammad umer

    Muhammad umer

    Full-time Drupal Guru/ PHP/ FB App /wordpress/Joomla

    Pakistan - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 40

    Hello! I am able to develop your site by using all the latest web technologies but i will prefer Drupal. In addition, we have powerful business experts and engineers to provide business systems for customers, such as CRM, BPM, ERP. I offer high quality enterprise software/web development/maintenance/testing / deployment services using Web2.0 technologies and have 7+ years of strong experience in the following areas : - Drupal - Drupal Customization - Linux - JSP/ASP.NET/PHP/MYSQL - XML - AJAX - Flex - JavaScript, CSS, ActionScript, JQuery, Ext JS - Object Oriented Design - MS SQL, ORACLE ACCESS, PostgreSQL - Open Source technologies - Expression Engine, Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Vbulletin, LightCMS, CodeIgniter, Symfony, CakePHP - osCommerce, X-Cart, Zen-Cart, Magento, CS Cart, prestashop, open-cart - Website Design, PSD to HTML conversion, HTML5 In specially, I love Drupal. Thanks :-)

    $27.78 /hr
    43 hours
    4.58
  9. Davor Vukovic

    Davor Vukovic

    Graphic-Web Designer, 3D animator, Video Production

    Serbia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    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
    639 hours
    5.00