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Thomas V.

Thomas V.

Game Maker (Maya, Photoshop, Unity3d, C#, Py, JS) (iOS/Android/Win)

Japan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 15

Hello Quick skill overview : - Over 2000 hours on oDesk, a total of 12 jobs and 4.75 rate. - 3D artist in game industry since 2005 (Autodesk-Maya + Photoshop) - Unity3d dev programming since 2010 (C#) - 5 released ios apps working as Programmer & Artist, - 3 released ios app working as Programmer, - 9 released ios apps working as Artist, - plugins integration : Facebook, Twitter, GameCenter, InAppPurchase, Flurry, RevMob, adColony, Kiip, ChartBoost, MoPub, GoogleAnalytic, etc... Let me know if you also want my Resume as a *.doc file. I am a French 3D artist & programmer currently living in Japan, working as freelancer for over-sea. Working for the Game Industry since 2005 : Smartphone (iOS + Android), PsVita, xboxOne and PC, on small or large scale games (Single or MMO) Mainly performing Low Poly assets for Game use. I use to do everything on a character production : Modeling, Mapping, Texturing, Rigging, Skinning, Animation and game integration. I have skill with C# (Unity3d - iOS), Python & MelScript (Maya + external tool), and JavaScript (web development + Photoshop).

$33.33 /hr
2,041 hours

Naveed S.

Naveed S.

Software/Web/Mobile Development, 3D Animation, WebGL, Cesium

Pakistan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 84

I am Enthusiastic & Keen. . . . . Analytical mind, Good communication skills, creative, constructive, original thinker. . . . Confident & Quick dedication, Action responsible. . . . . Like to assign challenging job involving important results regarding imaginative solutions.. . . . . Ability to work under deadlines. I have 15 years of experience in software/mobile/web design and development. I have expertise in design and development of mobile applications (iPhone/iPad, android, blackberry and windows phone), web applications, websites, desktop applications and 3D design and simulation/animation. I have skills in cesiumjs, webgl, html5, css3, bootstrap, javascript, jquery mobile, yui library, rss feeds, RESTful api, sencha touch, extjs, sencha animator, phonegap, graphics, andriod development, andriod sdk, iphone sdk, objective-c, xcode, photoshop, c++, java, jsp, php, mysql, flex, ruby on rails, arcglobe, arcgis. Also I am a guitar player and a musician.

Groups: BoonEx, concrete5...

83% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,826 hours

Mir Ashiful Karim

Mir Ashiful Karim Agency Contractor

3D Visualizer and animator

Bangladesh - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

Since I was 14, I had this strong decision that made my aim to be a CG Artist. My objective is to become a better CGArtist and work with the bests to create my identity. I believe in discipline and since Iam a freelancer I have always tried to meet my deadline, and have tried to maintain sound relationship with my clients by delivering the outputs on time and I have earned their trust by showing true professionalism.

Associated with: pixelMotionArt

90% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,309 hours

Jasmine K.

Jasmine K.

Expert in Flash | Animation | HTML5,CSS,JS,PHP | WordPress | Joomla

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 18

In my 6 years of experience, I have developed and designed a wide range of applications and websites using Adobe Flash,PHP, HTML, WordPress, Joomla managing both Front End and Back End. I have also earned good experience in Animation and Video editing. Software known: 1) Programming : Adobe Flash(AS3, AS2), HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, Wordpress, Joomla 2) Audio and Video Editing : Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. 3) Front End Design: : Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. I am seeking opportunities to develop great projects, accomplishing your business requirements, by providing my best and dedicated services.

98% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,098 hours

Paul Cox

Paul Cox

Comic Artist, Chracter Designer, and Illustrator

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 15

My passion is for creating dynamic character driven artwork for your project! Game Art: Whether it's the UI/UX design, the environment, or the character art, my love for games and my passion for illustration will combine to create the assets you need to get your project off the ground. Character Design: What draws people to certain characters, and not to others? I believe personality and individuality are key components in creating a character that your audience will fall in love with. This is why I take the time to get to know and craft your character to suit your business and captivate your audience. Comics: A comic book or strip, is a great way to get an idea across in a visually compelling way. Whether you're selling a rewards card or a sticker tattoo, comics are perfect for informing your audience about your product or company. Whether you already have a script, or need someone to work with you in developing a story for your product, I am here to help you create the perfect comic to represent the ideas you are trying to get across.

96% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
1,107 hours

Junard Ado Lumakang

Junard Ado Lumakang

A+ Website Designer

Canada - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 7

A competent Web Programmer/Developer from the Philippines and now based in Richmond BC. *** Someone that is VERY RELIABLE, TRUST-ABLE, and RESPONSIBLE *** Being highly responsive, fast turn-around time! *** GOOD COMMUNICATOR and easy to work with. - Able to customize WordPress/Drupal/Joomla themes - Able to convert PSD to HTML and responsive websites with ease. - Excellent understanding of cross-browser and cross-platform issues - High global standards for web designing - Good knowledge in MySQL Database and other related databases, functions, optimization and normalization. Front-End development expertise on Photoshop, HTML, HTML 5, CSS, CSS3, JQuery, Javascript, and Responsive websites (including PSD to HTML conversion). Experience using PHP and MySQL with understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP), understanding of MVC architecture. Profecient knowledge in any PHP Frameworks like Wordpress, Drupal and Magento CMS . And by the way....I make Good Looking Websites ^^,). I can customize it to soothed your wants and needs.

96% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
2,386 hours

Hbert Salazar

Hbert Salazar

Designer - (Graphics, Print, Web, Multimedia, Mobile)

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 43

Extremely creative | Extensive experience | Prompt communicator For over 15 year’s I’ve been satisfying clients from around the world . Let’s talk about your project and please allow me to exceed your expectations. Thank you.

99% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
1,420 hours

Kevin Tan

Kevin Tan

2d Game Sprites, Concept Art and Overall Funny Guy

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

A professional illustrator and animator who has an extensive experience in producing content for tv, games and internet. Specializing in high quality game sprite character animation and concept art, I am consistently searching for new ways to improve my skills and to deliver the best product for my clients.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
3,832 hours

Williams M.

Williams M. Agency Contractor

UI/UX Frontend Developer - HTML5/CSS3/Javascript Expert

Peru - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 26

I'm a Senior Front End Developer, I've spent about 7 years gathering many experiences about software programming, web design and developing methods. being familiar with various programming technics, I'm always updated with the latest Web/HTML5/CSS3 trends, I like to implement best practices that complement and are incorporated as a part of effective and successful strategy; from visual design to technical development. I love to create designs aesthetically pleasant that encompass industry best-practices in information design, usability and accessibility across browsers, users and mediums. Skills: HTML5, CSS3, LESS, Twitter Bootstrap 3, Foundation, JavaScript, AngularJS, Backbone, AJAX, jQuery, Canvas Animations, Transitions, Parallax, Responsive Websites, Server Administration (Centos, Ubuntu, Apache, php + extensions), MySQL, Postgres Search Optimisation, Objetive-C (iOs Development), PHP 5.3, Semantic coding, Photoshop Design, W3C Validations

Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Bluehost Developers and Designers

Associated with: Pixelrt

92% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
4,887 hours