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  1. Skye F.

    Skye F.

    Software Developer specializing in iOS applications

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a software developer from New York City and have an undergraduate degree in computer science. My main focus is mobile application development for all iOS devices. I have worked on projects that vary widely in content, ranging from eCommerce, games, audio and music creation, geocaching and other map related apps. I also have experience integrating social network functionality, including Facebook and Twitter. In addition to being acquainted with Apple's frameworks and API's, I'm also well versed in Cocos2D-swift, Cocos2D-x and SpriteKit game engines. I am always looking to continue expanding my knowledge base: if your solution requires a technology I am unfamiliar with, I will be more than willing to teach myself to solve the problem at hand. As a developer with 2 years of professional experience in mobile applications, excellent communication skills, and a phenomenal work ethic. I am sure I can assist with any project you may have.

    $55.56 /hr
    31 hours
    5.00
  2. GarryLloyd Gillego

    GarryLloyd Gillego Agency Contractor

    Software Developer

    Philippines - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Computer Science graduate from Southern City Colleges at Zamboanga City, Philippines, I am currently completing my internship at Zamboanga Information Communication and Technology(ZICT). I received my mobile training in android and iOS platforms from Job and Esther Technology Incorporated. Skills Mobile Programming: ANDROID Mobile Programming, iOS Mobile Programming Programming Languages: JAVA, C#, PHP, JAVA SCRIPT Database: MySql, SQL Server, Oracle, SQLite, PHPAdmin

    Associated with: eMergence Systems & Solutions, Zamboanga ICT Council

    $5.56 /hr
    195 hours
    0.00
  3. Brian Choi

    Brian Choi

    Character Artist: choib.blogspot.com

    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
    175 hours
    5.00
  4. Samantha Lienhard

    Samantha Lienhard

    Writer - horror, fantasy, comedy, and video games

    United States - Portfolio: 4

    I am a professional writer and longtime gamer, with expertise in both areas. As a published fiction writer and an affiliate member of the Horror Writers Association, I've devoted my life to writing, ever since I realized as a little kid that I wanted to be an author. I take every job very seriously and will give your work the same attention and care I give to my own. I have a B.A. in English with a minor in Creative Writing. Currently, I am pursuing an M.F.A. in Writing Popular Fiction. My education provided me with strong English skills, as well as editing skills honed through workshops and beta reading. I have frequently reviewed and proofread the writing of classmates, both creative writing and essay writing. As a video game freelance writer, I have written guides, articles, and news posts for Cheats.co, Xbox360Cheats.com, GTA5Cheats.com, and JBG News.

    $22.22 /hr
    627 hours
    5.00
  5. 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.

    $16.67 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00
  6. Raniel Sales

    Raniel Sales

    Unity Developer, Graphics designer and media producer

    Philippines - 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
  7. Prashant Lohani

    Prashant Lohani Agency Contractor

    iOS Developer and Designer

    India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 17

    To understand the basic needs of client and to be flexible enough to work in any environment. Develop myself to lead and complete the given target in time. Over the last few years, I have developed and deployed so many iPhone/iPod/iPad apps and games. So I have a good experience in iPhone/iPod/iPad apps and games development. I also have experience in Web apps development including JSP, ASP, PHP.

    Associated with: Prashant Lohani

    $16.67 /hr
    76 hours
    4.89
  8. 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 funwavegames.com/blog.html --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Education: ....................... Bachelor of Engineering – Alexandria University, Computer Software Engineering, 2007 – 2011 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Funwave Games website: http://funwavegames.com/ Please find me in Linked in here: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=87913213 Skype: yahya.sabry eMail: yahya.sabry@gmail.com Mobile: +2-0100-45-49-167 Thanks a lot for visiting my profile Yahya Sabry

    Groups: Android

    Associated with: Funwave Games Ltd

    $24.00 /hr
    179 hours
    5.00
  9. Manish K. Talwaniya

    Manish K. Talwaniya Agency Contractor

    Games & Apps Experts Design/Development

    India - Portfolio: 32

    *TOP RATED* Welcome to T Labs, one stop solution For Developing Games/ Apps, reskinning mobile/game application from existing codes OR Creating from scratch Development/Designing services. Why Choose Us? ============== • Professional Staff • Quick Response • Swift Delivery Processes • Readily Adaptive to New Technologies • Constantly Evolving • Industry Certified The company was established in 2010 with a motto to serve the customers with application designs for gaming and entertainment industry. With over 8+ years of experience in mobile/gaming sector, our professionals have served many national and international clients successfully. The Company primarily works to provide end-to-end services for mobile application and game designing for all operating systems, like Android, Windows, Apple iOS, Blackberry OS, etc. Our gaming artists give the technical support and work as strategic partner to deliver the dynamic results.

    Associated with: T- Labs Studio

    $20.00 /hr
    29 hours
    5.00
  10. Mohsin Waqar

    Mohsin Waqar Agency Contractor

    iOs & Android Games Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I have more than 5+ years of experience of working in Android , IOS app development. My career as Game apps rich in every type of development in games and I have more than hundreds of portfolio to show you. I am passionate Game apps developer and will love to work with the company which will utilize my abilities and capabilities in Game Development specifically in Kids game. Further more, i have 6 years experience as ASO(App store Optimization). If you have developed your game and want to optimize your games either in apple or google play store, then here i am. My own games reached 10k downloads so why not your's:)

    Associated with: OneTexh Pvt Ltd.

    $16.67 /hr
    256 hours
    4.82