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Mazepa Alexandra

Mazepa Alexandra

iOS & Android Developer for Game and Applications

Russia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

Hi, everyone. I am Mazepa Alexandra. I have graduated Moscow(Lomonosov) University in Moscow. I am living in City Dubna. I have 3 years experiences in iOS, Android filelds, like games and applications. I have working in team, in our team has 3 developers and good designer. So i am sure that i can provide you excellent work with great graphics. Please check me you will satisfy with our works Thank you for looking my overview Alexandra

$20.00 /hr
10 hours

Brian Choi

Brian Choi

Character Artist:

United States - Portfolio: 9

I am a driven and ignited Character Artist that supports and meshes with awesome game development teams, creating objectively-meaningful games through gameplay-supporting character assets and visual construction. Making and shipping games since 2010, working the "voodoo magic" that is game development is an endeavor I enjoy sharing with others, from small games to gigantic worlds, Bringing the fruit of that work to players and users makes it all even sweeter. Currently seeking Character Artist opportunities at any game development studios or teams around the world. I also make baked goods for people. (You get cookie, and you get a cookie, and you get cookie . . .)

$22.00 /hr
182 hours

Alexander Varlamov

Alexander Varlamov

Expert ActionScript/Flash developer

Russia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

Expert ActionScript 3 developer, works with Starling/Feathers. Expirience about 6 years, team work about 4 years. 1 year for C++/Cocos2d-x I also developed on C#/.Net and MonoDevelop about 1 year. Have extensive experience with Mercurial, Linux, Jenkins, gradle, IntelijIDEA, Social Networks API and client-server interaction. Deep understanding of OOP, MVC and many developing patterns and approaches.

$18.00 /hr
47 hours

Chetan Bhootra

Chetan Bhootra

Full Stack Mobile Applications and Quality Assurance Developer

India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

Over the past 3 years, I have dedicated myself to developing apps on iOS and Android. Now I have with me a portfolio of more than 100 apps and Games that are now available on App Store and Google Play . I am very proficient in objective-c, java, android-sdk, web-services, iphone-development, android-development, sqlite, jquery-mobile, html5, ipad, amazon-web-services, cocoa, cocos2d, apple-xcode, eclipse, php… Also designing is one of my strengths, I will bring to you apps with modern, attractive, simple, and easy to use interface. I'm very friendly, straightforward, honest, cheerful, hard working and very easy to work with. I am looking for long-term relationship with clients. If you are looking for a developer to turn your idea into world class mobile application and find a long-term partner, I am here for you. Thank you

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Ankit N.

Ankit N.

Expert in Android/iPhone/iPad Development with 4+ year experience

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 11

Hello, I am a young, energetic and result oriented Professional Smartphone App developer, developing Native iOS(iPhone/iPad) & Android Apps & Games, Phone gap,Mobile website and Back-end last 3+ years. I have worked with Titanium for mobile web application. My expertise includes: - IPhone Development - IPad Development - Android Development ✔ Expertise: - In-App Billing - Web Service - Google Service like MAP, YouTube, Plus, Place, Location etc. - Social Networking like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn etc. - Any 3rd party API - Any type of Web Service - Ad-Network(AdMob, Airpush, Startapp etc.) integration - Native API like contacts, calender etc. - Audio & Musics - Videos & Camera - Custom Views Based on your idea. - XML, JSON Parsing - Database (Offline as well as online) I am also working with HTML5, jQuery mobile, CSS, jQuery for web front end programming. I have latest apple and Android mobile phone products for application testing i.e. iPhone 5, iPad 4 with Retina Display and Samsung S4, Nexus 5, to provide the best tested apps. Available round the clock to communicate over leading CHATS and provide to my clients: Thanks & Regards, Ankit Nagevadiya

81% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
0 hours

Yahya Sabry

Yahya Sabry Agency Contractor

Senior game developer and producer

Egypt - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I'm Yahya, Senior game developer and producer, I would like to help in building your success story. I have built my own experience in both development and producing though my gaming start-up Funwave Games. So, most likely I know what exactly you are looking for and can help in many other points that you might have not much experience in like: 1- Games KPIs and our targeted values (Activation, Retention, Virility, Engagement, ARPU, ARPPU, DAU/MAU) and provide reporting system to keep track with your your game with daily and weekly report. 2- Top F2P monetization techniques and how to have healthy successful game (Acquisition cost < LTV ) like introducing virtual currency, using progress gates and reward removal model with the effect of fun pain. 3- Growth hacking, market and SEO best techniques, and more 4- Socialization and get max effect of social networks as I believe one of the most important keys to have successful game is social effect and if we have well engineered social game, most likely we have successful game. -------------------------------------------------------------------- Please let me share with your some info about me. Titles: ............ * CTO – Funwave Games, 2011 - Present =>League Champion: Football manager simulation game, Available on: Mobile and Web – Using Unity => Ultras: Football simulation game, Available on: Facebook - Using Flash and AS3 *Game Producer - Nezal Ltd, September, 2014 – April, 2015 =>Football Rush: Casual football game available on: Facebook, Android, iOS and Web – Using HTML5 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Skills Technical Experience ............................................. Front End: ..................... AS3 (2011 - 2013), Unity and C# (2014 - Present), Java (2007 - 2011), Android (2010 - 2011) and BlackBerry (2009 - 2010) Back End: ..................... Ruby on Rails (2014 - present), Sinatra (2013 - present), PHP (2011-2012), Java EE (2009 - 2011), Couchbase (2011 - 2013), MongoDB (2013 - present) and AWS (2011 – present). Strong organization, analytical and management skills. Deep knowledge about games KPIs and targeted values Writing gaming insightful insights on --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Education: ....................... Bachelor of Engineering – Alexandria University, Computer Software Engineering, 2007 – 2011 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Funwave Games website: Please find me in Linked in here: Skype: yahya.sabry eMail: Mobile: +2-0100-45-49-167 Thanks a lot for visiting my profile Yahya Sabry

Groups: Android

Associated with: Funwave Games Ltd

75% Job Success
$24.00 /hr
269 hours

Jeffrey C.

Jeffrey C.

Experienced Android Developer / Graphic Designer

Malaysia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 17

First of all, I am a highly committed, very much a self-starter, and here to bring your amazing idea live in the world to facilitate people. I love my job and very keen to work the best out to satisfy client's requirements and goals. I have been working on android application development for about 3 years and so far I had completed more than 20 android application projects including android games as well as software application. Basically, I have experiences in android development such as application, widget and games. Besides, I am also working as a graphic designer which focusing on logo design, banner design, graphic design, mobile app icon design, gaming design and etc. For more references and details about my completed design project, it is best to refer to the completed project section. My objective is that it is a serious commitment for me to handle and complete every client project promptly and accordingly in order to meet their requirement as well as to meet their goals.

64% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
11 hours

Mandeep K.

Sr. Mobile Game/Application Developer

India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

Over the last 4 years, I have been working as a Lead Mobile Developer. My expertise lies in iOS, Android and Unity3d development. I have wide range of experience in native applications, Cocos2d and Unity3d Games. I also have great skills in Cocos2d-x and Unity3d for cross platform release. Any sort of Ads integration or In-App Purchases (Charboost, PlayHaven, iAD, Vungle, AdMob, AirPush, MoPub, AppLovin etc.) for both iOS and Android is a piece of cake for me. I can assist in any kind of Mobile Development problem, from start of its development to the final upload. My core competency lies in the complete satisfaction of my clients. Here at oDesk, i am seeking opportunities to work with professional clients and to have long term business relationship.

93% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
1,692 hours

Harmit C.

Harmit C. Agency Contractor

Game Design and Development (Unity3D)

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

Game design and development Innovating in the field of Games design and development distinctly These days, game development is a business function that helps in driving the growth of business all through the world. Any endorsement of brands is done these days with the help of games. Hence it is very essential to have the right gaming developer by your side to get the perfect and the most unique game that gives better gaming experience to gamers. This is the reason why companies make it a point to choose the best game developers in the field for developing the unique game they have in mind. Mobile Game creation tools and enginesCross platform (iOS/Android) - Unity Mobile – Mobile version of the popular 3D Unity engine. Supports iOS and Android. - Libdx – Android, HTML5 and Java 3D/2D game development framework. Free to use. Lets you write once and deploy to multiple platforms. - Marmalade – Game development tool that lets you develop cross-platform native games and apps in C/C++ and deploy to both mobile and desktop. Supports iOS, Android and BlackBerry. AIS Technolabs has to its credit the most excellent and dedicated game developers who are able to create games with the perfect gaming experience. AIS Technolabs has good knowledge with the key trends as well as challenges in the gaming industry and we offer the best game developers for creating cutting edge games on a quicker basis at a cost effective manner. Our professional game developers in team have good experience and creative talent to transform the concepts for 2d & 3d games right into interactive experiences that are quite engaging. They have been developing varied games based on different categories so they posses in-dpeth knowledge and perform comprehensively with well-designed strategies. Our specialties Provide better gaming experience Makes use of the best technology for the development of games Use of catchy graphics Provides quality games Cost effective service With AIS Technolabs right by your side, you will be assured of getting the best games with the unique gaming experience that can give into your credit more number of visitors and gamers each day. Quality games with excellent graphics are the specialties of our games. With the dedicated game developers from AIS Technolabs, your dream game will come right into action to develop interactive games. You can avail quality service from AIS Technolabs in a cost effective manner Contact us for further queries and avail our quality service immediately!

Associated with: AIS Technolabs

$20.00 /hr
21 hours

Brandon Simonds

Brandon Simonds

Veteran Game Designer

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

Veteran game designer with over 16 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.

79% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
25 hours