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  1. OLEH VOLKOV

    OLEH VOLKOV Agency Contractor

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

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 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
  2. Eliakim D.

    Eliakim D.

    Senior software QA engineer

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    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
  3. Awni H.

    Awni H.

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

    Jordan - Last active: 14 days 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

    $33.33 /hr
    1,784 hours
    4.68
  4. 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
    717 hours
    5.00
  5. Raniel Sales

    Raniel Sales

    Unity Developer, Graphics designer and media producer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a game developer leading a team with multiple games released at the IOS, Android and Blackberry store. Aside from games I can work on maintenance, releasing and updating of mobile apps. Me and my team can cater all your mobile development needs from art, programming and back-end development. Me and my team has multiple experiences working with clients, we are very keen on making the deadline and the clients budget work, we always make sure that we put what the client wants and what they want to achieve will maintaining professional level quality.

    $15.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  6. Mian Umair

    Mian Umair Agency Contractor

    .: Top Expert IOS Professional Developer:.

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an expert developer with 4 year experience of IOS games and apps.I have excellent command over cocos2d and cocoa touch along with open source libraries.My speciality lies in quality work and I believe in total customer satisfaction by doing job before time. My core competency lies in developing top notch apps, which gain maximum market shares.It is my passion to develop user friendly UI with eye catching graphics to get final product with maximum business shares in market. Besides that I am IT consultant and entrepreneur. I am seeking oppourtunities to get good business for you and your company. Thanks for your time

    Groups: BoonEx

    Associated with: skoolofapps

    $20.00 /hr
    88 hours
    4.94
  7. Jaspreet Singh

    Jaspreet Singh

    Game Developer, Application Developer and Reverse Engineer

    India - Last active: 1 day 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
    28 hours
    5.00
  8. Eugeniu L.

    Eugeniu L. Agency Contractor

    Project Management, IT outsourcing, Web development, SEO

    Moldova - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 13

    Areas of expertise: - Web design and development: HTML5/CSS3/JQuery/PHP/MySQL/Wordpress. - Multimedia apps, flash games, e-learning applications, interactive movies in Flash AS2/AS3 - Android/iOS apps and casual games - Project management process and tools Jira, Asana, Trello, Redmine, Basecamp - A deep understanding of the entire web development life cycle - The ability to understand customer requirements and convert that into actionable tasks - Good web testing skills - Very responsible and reliable person My recent on-site position was head of web department, managing projects for UK customers. I can manage any design/development/QA/SEO team. I have experience in on-site and in off-site freelance project management including collaboration with oDesk contractors and companies using oDesk team software. Contact me in case if you are in trouble with your contractors. I know the story when the result seems to be so close but the "development" is never ending and you just paying new and new bills. I have a proven problem solving experience and know how to turn your project back into the right direction. Looking for partnership? Want to get your own outsourcing company in the middle of Europe at very competitive price? Contact me today. More details at http://limout.com

    Associated with: Limout.com Outsourcing Agency

    $22.22 /hr
    2 hours
    4.97