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  1. Awni H.

    Awni H.

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

    Jordan - Last active: 9 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
  2. Akio Games

    Akio Games

    Unity3d Game & Server Developer

    Japan - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 13

    Hello "I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well." I started developing game in December 2009 on Unity3D, I am a Unity3D Developer with 6 years experience and total 8 years of experience in the games industry. And I also have been developed mobile game Backend server side (Photon Server, Smartfox2x, Socket server by C++) I have completed a lot of online game projects with Server side and always I delivered high quality in timeline. I like the SATISFACTION of client and Top QUALITY and Right TIMELINE!!! I can work full time for your job. My skills and experiences are following (1)Mobile Game Engines - 1. Unity3D,Unity2d (In recently, I have made all games by Unity3d) - 2. Cocos2D-x, cocos2d (2) 3rd Party. - NGUI ,EZ-GUI, 2dTool Kit - In App Purchasing, Social Networking, Etcetera, Google Play Service. -All Network Ads. (3)Game Server - Multiplayer Game Server: Photon Server, SmartFox2x , Socket server, tomcat(Spring MVC-JSON)server, Apache Server. (4)Various Games Development. -Unity3d MMORPG game with Game Server(Photon, Smartfox2x, Web) - Online Game, Multiplayer Game, Social Game, Strategy Game, Turn Based Game, RPG Games - Endless Racing game - Endless Running Game such as Temple Run. - Real Physic engine game(similar to Hill Climb and Angry Bird)

    $35.00 /hr
    93 hours
    5.00
  3. Imran L.

    Imran L.

    Ruby on Rails, PHP, iPhone, Android, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the past 4 years I am working in Ruby on Rails, PHP, iPhone, Android, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, Sencha Touch, Google Maps, CoffeeScript, Sass etc. I have developed Softwares and Web-Based Applications. Please! see my Portfolio for more detail.

    $5.56 /hr
    830 hours
    4.91
  4. Zafar M.

    Zafar M. Agency Contractor

    Software Engineer and Architect, Web and Mobile Technologies

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 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
  5. Elizabeth Graef

    Elizabeth Graef

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

    Philippines - Last active: 19 hours 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
  6. Davor Vukovic

    Davor Vukovic

    Graphic-Web Designer, 3D animator, Video Production

    Serbia - Last active: 7 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
  7. Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Programmer, Game Developer, Software Developer, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 5 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
  8. Alvin Cera

    Alvin Cera

    Administrative Support Specialist / QA

    Philippines - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 13

    Aiming to be the best Administrative Support Specialist / QA here in Odesk that provides: consistency on work that undertake every tasks seriously; 100% accuracy and ability to meet deadlines; knowledgeable, reliable and results oriented person; have high computer literacy; typing speed of 65-75 words per minute; have high interpersonal problem solving skills; I am also a fast learning person that is willing to learn more and be trained by companies but also a dependable person. Applying to a job professionally and giving assurance to clients. Most suited jobs for my skills are data entry, research, forum posting, customer support, website QA, excel jobs and related jobs. Not only a hardworking person but also a smart person.

    $7.00 /hr
    6,876 hours
    5.00
  9. Brandon Simonds

    Brandon Simonds

    Veteran Game Designer

    United States - Last active: 2 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