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  1. Srđan Tajdić

    Srđan Tajdić


    Serbia - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    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
  2. Md Tarique Imam

    Md Tarique Imam Agency Contractor

    Zend Certified Engineer,15 YEARS OF WEB DEVELOPMENT

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

    Over the last 12 years of web Application development experience, I have developed a wide range of websites using HTML, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. 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 some experience in the following areas: Zend, Symfony, Codeigniter, Wordpress, facebook api, iphone app development, node.js, linkedin-api, google-analytics-api, twitter-api, google-maps-api, youtube-api, database-testing, SQL, Ajax, OOP, and software design, testing and PSD to HTML conversion.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance,

    Associated with: ST Solutions Limited Agency

    $33.33 /hr
    632 hours
  3. Chris Kowalski

    Chris Kowalski

    Editor and community management

    Germany - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    These are the words I think best describe me: perceptive open minded knowledgeable logical analytical quick learner inventive direct Mit diesen Wörtern würde ich mich selbst am besten beschreiben: scharfsinnig aufgeschlossen belesen logisches Denkvermögen analytisch schnelle Auffassungsgabe erfinderisch direkt

    $21.11 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Mateo F.

    Mateo F. Agency Contractor

    EXPERT Web Researcher | Marketer | Gamer | Lead Generator | Amazon FBA

    Philippines - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    My career goal is to find a way to utilize my skills in a productive manner and to be able to render quality service for the betterment of the company. I am highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, very organized, quick learner, and honest person.

    Associated with: MF3 Solutions

    $4.44 /hr
    838 hours
  5. Gulfam A.

    Gulfam A.


    Pakistan - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a game developer, idea generator, problem solver, imaginary game idea and level designer , and passionate game developer for smart devices. For me, game development is not a passion but its obsession. I love to scripting. I am excellent in game performance optimization. All of my games work very efficiently and smoothly. I helped a lot of projects to increase performance Programming Languages: C# / UnityScript, JavaScript, Java, HTML, PHP, CSS, C++, and Visual programming, Tool and technologies: Unity 3D, Apple-xcode, Autodesk Maya, Eclipse, Android sdk. Iphone games. Unity Expertise: 2D, 3D,Editor scripting, Game Scripting in C#, Physics (rigid bodies, Joints, ray casting, physics material), Animation (environment animation creation, Mecanim, animator scripting), Navigation, AI, Pathfinding, Platform specific scripting, Occlusion culling, Game performance optimization for IOS/Android, Multiplatform, Profiler and debugging, In App billing, Ads integration, and 3rd party sdk's integration. Specialties: _ New technology researcher. _ I do what I commit. _ I am well in management. _ I am excellent in performance optimization for mobile games. _ I can work both as designing and developing in games. _ I am well dedicated and hard worker with my profession. _ I am well analyst and programmer.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Maria angelica S.

    Maria angelica S.

    Executive Customer Service phone, online chat and email

    Philippines - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 8

    Hi I'm Maria angelica soledad. I graduated in Informatics international college in Eastwood Libis Quezon City Philippines with a Business system development course which is basically an IT course. I've worked in a BPO industry for 2 years and I helped in developing online game that runs for almost 2 years. I have extrovert personality that makes me work in a BPO industry and enjoyed helping and providing excellent quality of service that makes the customers happy and satisfied. This includes the adherence to the service level agreement specific by the client. I also learned how to practice consultative selling by probing and make an inquire on what the customer wants or needs and making a suggestion on what will be the best hotel/package to offer. While working in BPO companies, I worked as an admin/developer of the game includes the creation of the game, fixing major and minor bugs and managing players accounts. Also I provide online support via social networking sites and forums for the players with regards to their concerns in game. I learned how to adjust to different attitude of players and make sure that I provide everything they want/need inside the game. I always make sure that they enjoy the game their playing and let them know that I'm a reliable person and trust worthy with the investment they have for the game. This might be my first time in Odesk but I'll make sure that you're talking to the right person. I am responsible and goal oriented, fast learner and self motivated. I always make sure that all the task that was given to me is finished and well accomplished on or before the due date that will exceed client's expectation. I am reliable and trust worthy. That means I have my word of honor to everything I say that will benefit both company and myself for my personal growth. I'm hoping that my application will be consider so I can prove myself the dedication in working that I can provide in your company. •Proficient computer and Internet application skills. •Proficient in Microsoft office, Project, specifically Microsoft word, Powerpoint for presentation and Excel. This includes usage of Gmail spreadsheet for any reports or surveys that needs to be executed online. •Outstanding typing and computer multi-tasking skills. •Aggressive / Strong personality, •Strong tolerance to stress and pressure. •Knowledgeable in windows application, operating system and trouble shooting in computer. •Proven ability to diagnose both computer hardware and software issues. •Antivirus solutions, printer configuration, remote desktop, networking using LAN and internet. •Knowledgeable in basic programming C, Visual Basic .net and Java programming. •Able to adhere to the Service Level Agreement (SLAs) specific by the client / process forquality, productivity and schedule adherence. • Able to deliver and exceed targets for conversion. • Able to address any problems/grievances with the manager that may have a bearing on productivity or efficiency.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Benjamin Kernan Ward

    Benjamin Kernan Ward

    Software Programmer

    United States - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a software programmer based in Silicon Valley, mostly working projects remotely. My experience is mostly ingrained in mobile apps, databases, websites, and games; and I'm confident in my ability to go above and beyond for my work. Throughout multiple projects, I've learned to adapt to a job's ever-changing priorities, often switching between following precise instructions and taking the lead, or learning new libraries on the fly. My most notable work includes game porting for Hooked on Phonics and McGraw Hill Education, and web/database programming with Holloway Houston and UCLA ArtSci.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Kemoy E.

    Kemoy E.

    Determined Freelancer/ Writer/ Techie

    Jamaica - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3

    I'm a 20 year old, who's currently in university reading for a BSc degree in International Relations, I always try my best to be reliable so i can assure you that all requested tasks will be completed with every method being explored. Aside from the skills i should possess as an International Relations major, I have a very creative mind which could be used to design logos. I am also very efficient when it comes to using the computer and other electronic devices, therefore i'm able to assist with data entry and poster designs. I will also take on other requested tasks and do my best to assist or complete them.

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Jan Miguel Maranan

    Jan Miguel Maranan Agency Contractor

    Creative Writer, Game reviewer, and Blogger. Experienced proofreader

    Philippines - Last active: 05/21/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am Jan Miguel Maranan, an avid writer and blogger, experienced healthcare article proofreader and writer, and also an experienced iOS game reviewer. My goal at the moment is to seek for a job where I will feel content. I love games, creative writing, surfing the net, and researching. I have working experience in writing, and proofreading online articles. I am a product of a generation that spans from the gaming era of the bulky Macintosh, Nintendo and Sega domination, to modern day mobile, console, and internet culture. I started writing my first blog in Friendster Blogs at a time when was a popular social networking site. I am posting creative writing or "buzz" in the Skout app on mobile. I am also blogging at just to sharpen my writing skills. I am a regular reader of game reviews at,, Buzzfeed,, healthcare websites, and discovery news.

    Associated with: YIMZ Agency

    $5.56 /hr
    6 hours