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  1. Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 17

    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
    2,232 hours
    4.72
  2. Ana Sârbescu

    Ana Sârbescu

    Games Development Assistant Producer

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day 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
    3,766 hours
    5.00
  3. Alex J.

    Alex J.

    Master of Computer Science, Mobile, Web, Desktop Application Developer

    Hong Kong - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    I have 10 year experience in the field of software development. Mobile app development, Web development, and high-tech image processing engine development. ★ As a Master of Computer Science I have developed great performance image-processing engine, and recently, I've made some good achievements. Became one of the winners in Intel Real-sense App Challenge - 2014. ★ As a Senior Mobile Apps Developer. Over years, I have experienced almost all SDKs and frameworks of iOS/OSX/Android/Windows , introduced by Apple Inc.,Google Inc. and Microsoft and I’ve pursued the best practices and cutting-edge technologies that are being adopted by the developers’ community implementing them into my work. I am also versed at Auto Layout and Size Classes in iOS 8 and Material Design of Android 5.0, and newly announced Apple Watch SDK. Hybrid application development is one of my skill, with Xamarin or HTML mobile application like jQuery Mobile, Cordova, IONIC. My development environment comprises Swift and Objective-C with Xcode 6.2 for iOS app (iPhone, iPad) and OS X (Mac) app development, and Android Studio and Eclipse for Android app development. I always keep myself staying up-to-date with new technology stacks provided by Apple, Google and Microsoft. ★ As a Senior Web developer I’m an expert web developer with Ruby On Rails, PHP and ASP.NET and Node.js as backend and HTML5, Javascript, AngularJS as frontend. I’m always ready to start a new Web Projects any time by any clients. Working directly with clients in an increasingly competitive environment and across diverse industries, I give customers satisfaction, demonstrating strong communication skills, and develop my skills further thus making relevant financial success for both clients and me. ... I also have deep knowledge in computer vision. Face recognition, Logo recognition, LPR, Object classification, pedestrian counting, Vehicle counting... My skill-set: My skill set include (NOT LIMITED TO): - iOS development SDKs - iOS6, iOS7, iOS8, Apple Watch - Android development SDKs - Android 3.0 Honeycomb, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Android 4.4 KitKat, Android 5.0 Lollipop - Windows phone and tablet application development - Xamarin iOS, Android and Forms using Xamarin Studio - Fast mobile UI programming - Storyboard, Auto Layout, Size Classes, Material Design - Text messaging and voice/audio/video chatting - XMPP, OpenTok, Pusher, APN, QuickBlox, Oovoo, Twilio, Linphone - Integration with - HealthKit, CloudKit, HomeKit, AirPrint - Networking framework - AFNetworking, Web RTC, Socket.io, TCP/IP - Cloud storage - Google Drive, One-drive, Dropbox, iCloud, Parse - Backend cloud server - Parse, Amazon (AWS) - GPS - Core Location, MapKit, MapBox, GoogleMap - eCommerce payment system - Paypal, Stripe, Authorize.net, Salesforce, card.io - Media manipulation - CoreAudio, CoreVideo, AVFoundation, CoreGraphics - Data and Graph visualisation - Core Plot, iOSPlot, JBChartView - 3D programming - OpenGLes, NinevehGL, Cocos3D, PVRGeoPOD, Unity, Unity3D - Web service integrating - JSON RESTful API, Parse.com, Amazon.com, Amazon Web Service (AWS) - Social media integration - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Youtube, Instagram - Project management - Jira, Trello, Git - Source control - Git, GitHub, Bitbucket - Communication method - Skype, email, HipChat, messenger - Ruby On Rails, PHP, JSP, ASP.NET - HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, Angular JS, Node JS - Image Processing - Face Recognition, Object Tracking, Vehicle Counting, Card Recognition... You can expect great results that make your hearts sing in a timely manner. Looking forward to long term relationships with clients. Thank you for visiting my profile.

    $60.00 /hr
    31 hours
    5.00
  4. Brandon Simonds

    Brandon Simonds

    Veteran Game Designer

    United States - Last active: 1 day 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
  5. 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
  6. Yash M.

    Yash M. Agency Contractor

    Unity 3D Game Developer and Market Analyst

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8

    I m a Passionate Unity3d developer with 2 and half years of experience. I'll only take project if i m sure that i can give u 100% outcome on it. Client's satisfaction is my Prime Goal. I have Recently Started GA Technologies Firm after gaining enough experience. We are a Small team of developers that works on innovative game projects. In General, • Comprehensive problem solving abilities. • Good verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to deal with people diplomatically. • Willingness to learn new things and new language in software development. • I am team facilitator hard worker (Smart worker). • Good analytic and Visual Skill. • Optimizing Code for better performance. Api Experience, • Google Play Service • Game Center • Facebook • Twitter • IAP • Graph API • Parse API etc. Plugins experience, • Android Native Plugin • IOS Native Pugin • 2D Toolkit • EverPlay • CrashAnalytics Ad Network Implemented, • Revmob • Admob • StartApp • Adbuddiz • Applovin • ChartBoost • Vungle • UnityAds etc.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    Associated with: GA Technologies

    $20.00 /hr
    725 hours
    4.91
  7. Ilya Seliverstov

    Ilya Seliverstov

    Projects manager and business consultant

    Russia - Last active: 01/21/2013 - Tests: 3

    I'm in custom iOS/Android software development from 2008, over 70 applications were released under my leadership. I'm able to take projects from your idea and lead them for all development stages - idea's draft development, specification document development, prototype, software development to release, and publication in the Apple Store. Smoothly, with pleasure for you, and with excellent quality :)

    Groups: Android

    $60.00 /hr
    1,141 hours
    4.92
  8. Eliakim D.

    Eliakim D.

    Senior software QA engineer

    Philippines - Last active: 3 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
  9. 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
    5,718 hours
    4.68