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  1. Patrick F.

    Patrick F.

    iPhone / iPad / Game Development Rockstar

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    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. Awni H.

    Awni H.

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

    Jordan - Last active: 1 day 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
    1,794 hours
    4.68
  3. Syed raza A.

    Syed raza A.

    Designer, Developer, SEO Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 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
    4,203 hours
    5.00
  4. Eliakim D.

    Eliakim D.

    Software QA engineer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month 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
  5. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Last active: 18 hours 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
    815 hours
    5.00
  6. Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    Android Game Developer, Application Developer and Reverse Engineer

    India - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm an Android game and application developer and I've created a handful of Android gaming and application projects for myself and my University. I have a lot of experience in Java, MySQL, SQLite and PHP. I use LibGDX to develop 2-D games and Unity 3D for 3-D games with other useful stuff like Ad Integration, Social integration etc. I also have relevant experience in Reverse engineering, C++, PAWN, graphics designing, video editing and production, web development using PHP and Wordpress.

    $10.00 /hr
    23 hours
    4.99
  7. Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    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
    2,069 hours
    5.00
  8. Ana Sârbescu

    Ana Sârbescu

    Games Development Assistant Producer

    Macedonia - Last active: 18 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
    3,620 hours
    5.00
  9. Nguyen D.

    Nguyen D. Agency Contractor

    iOS, game developer with 5 years experience

    Vietnam - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    - I have more than 5 years for working on iOS Platform, 1 year on .Net (C#) Platform. I worked at Project Manager position of some companies. - I have experience in . iOS Application development: Chatting, Map, Social... . iOS Game development with Cocos2d, Cocos2d-x . UML, Analysis & Design System - I have skill about Requirement document, Requirement capture, Idea brainstorming. - I have algorithm, logic thinking Additional, I work with some artists as a team, so we can do Graphics design jobs, ex: App UI design, Game graphics design, logo, banner design...

    Associated with: Kensai

    $12.00 /hr
    82 hours
    5.00
  10. OLEH VOLKOV

    OLEH VOLKOV Agency Contractor

    Expert in C# technical drawing, 3d-modeling, database

    Ukraine - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

    I am writing programs last 22 years. I have been programming languages ​​C, C++, Java, C#, SQL, javascript, html, pascal, php, assembler, basic. I worked with Linux, Novell Netware, Windows, OS/2(ATM). I have been working for 10 years in different banks. I have deep knowledge in programming for financial institutions. Of course I create software and services for bank data base. I create 3d details in Solidworks and CAD system. I write desktop applications, web and mobile applications. I am writing code easier to understand, I do a lot of comments, I try to maximize test and exclude all of the error. I am also record in the log file to identify any errors in the application. This approach pays off when the need to make changes to it in the future. When I work, I am constantly in touch with the customer to ensure better cooperation between us. So, if we work together, you can expect that I will be constantly available, because if I were in your position, I would like the same thing. Experienced in: + Small and Very Large Databases + Desktop application + Client-server applications + Mobile application + 2D Game application + Small Web application development + Structured and OOP development best practice. + Work within a technically complex and fast-paced environment. + Solution researching and prototype development. + 3D modeling parts of mechanisms Specialties: + Application Platforms: Desktop, Mobile and Web + Concepts: OOP, Design Pattern, 3D modeling + Languages: C#, Java, PHP, AJAX, SQL, C/C++, Pascal, Markups (XML, html, CSS) + Database Systems: PostgreSql, Sybase ASE, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Firebird, MS Access + Application Server: Apache, IIS + Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, Android + Tools: Visual Studio, Eclipse, C++Builder, Delphi, Solidworks, Archicad Why should you hire me? - 100% money back guarantee if not satisfied for any reason - I am always available to communicate

    Associated with: Region IT

    $16.67 /hr
    152 hours
    5.00