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  1. Charl van Wyk

    Charl van Wyk

    Creative Direction | Consulting & Design

    South Africa - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 56

    designbuoy ~ creative lifesaving www.behance.net/designbuoy As a designer I love to collaborate with people, using the creative process to find new ideas and innovative solutions to design challenges, I call this ~ creative lifesaving. I am passionate about People, Creativity, Design, Innovation, Technology & South Africa. SERVICES Creative Direction (Ideation) Brand Design (Strategy & Development) Product Design (Strategy & Development) Digital Design (UX & UI / User Experience & User Interface) Mobile Application Design (iOS, Android & Windows Phone) Game Design (Mobile Devices) Print Design (Graphic Design) Illustration (Traditional & Digital) Visualisation (Information Design) DESIGNBUOY | CREATIVE LIFESAVING DESIGN Studio www.designbuoy.co.za DESIGN Experience www.linkedin.com/in/designbuoy DESIGN Portfolio www.behance.net/designbuoy DESIGN Sensibility www.pinterest.com/designbuoy DESIGN Thoughts twitter - designbuoy WORK ETHIC | BUSINESS ETIQUETTE | AVAILABILITY I am a very approachable individual, forthcoming and open to engage with people. I am also a professional designer, I conduct myself and schedule my time like a professional design studio. In a business relationship I follow appropriate business etiquette and schedule meetings accordingly. I am available on Skype / Gmail during studio hours and I will always make myself available to communicate with my clients. I am available for short, medium and long-term projects and I am always interested in new project opportunities. 08:00am - 12:00pm | 02:00pm - 06:00pm | Cape Town (UTC +2) North America | Europe | South Africa | Asia | Australasia

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Corona Labs...

    $44.44 /hr
    1,237 hours
    4.95
  2. Maksim A.

    Maksim A.

    Web/Graphic Design: iOS games, Illustrations, Caricatures

    Ukraine - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 29

    I'm Max. I love making cool designs with the WOW effect, illustrations, icons, characters and everything that can be drawn. My primary specialization is 2D games and Web design. I also have some experience in 3D modelling, 2D animation, logo creation and print design ------- Fun Facts ------- 12+ iOS games 1.7k oDesk hours 7 years of experience

    $20.00 /hr
    1,932 hours
    4.99
  3. Vladimir Fedorov

    Vladimir Fedorov

    Flash & Flex developer

    Russia - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 29

    Last 7 years I work with flash and flex. I remember time then flash was on AS1 without any OOP )) I'm professional in AS1/2 and AS3, mxml. Also I love to work with video streaming, live video. I have great experience working with RED5, wowza, FMS. Aslo I can handle server-side of development. I know java, php, MsSQL, ASP.NET. Can well-format HTML (include HTML5) and javascript.

    Groups: Yahoo Web Hosting Designer

    $33.33 /hr
    15,848 hours
    4.73
  4. Adi S.

    Adi S.

    Digital Illustrator, Character Designer, Manga Artist.

    Indonesia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 46

    Hi, my name is Adi, I'm illustrator and graphic designer i can do all kind of graphic design and illustration service, such as game graphic, book cover, character design etc. I'm able to meet tight deadline and can also suggesting character development. feel free to contact me if you get a project. thanks.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,965 hours
    4.98
  5. Aliaksandr R.

    Aliaksandr R.

    Android/Unity3D Senior developer

    Belarus - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 1

    Hi everyone! I'm a Senior Android/Unity3D developer and I'll be happy to create some awesome apps with you! What can we do together: - iOS apps - Android apps - Google Glass apps - Android Wear (Android Watches) apps - Cross-platform applications (Unity 3D) - Oculus Rift apps - iBeacons apps

    $38.89 /hr
    2,123 hours
    5.00
  6. Syed raza A.

    Syed raza A.

    Designer, Developer, SEO Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 15

    Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, Asp.Net, Sql Database also developed wide rang of desktop softwares using c#. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have great experience in the following areas: * Web Designing * Graphic Designing * Web Development * Search Engine Optimization ( SEO ) * Email Marketing * PHP * MYSQL * HTML5 * CSS3 * Custom CMS * Joomla * Wordpress * Many Other Areas

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $25.00 /hr
    4,203 hours
    5.00
  7. Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    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
    2,071 hours
    5.00
  8. Olexiy S.

    Olexiy S. Agency Contractor

    Freelance Flash Animator / Game Artist

    Ukraine - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 24

    Hi there! I am reliable and creative 2D game artist and animator from Ukraine, and I hope to see you among the number of my clients.I create 2D animation, vector and bitmap art for games, sprite sheets, banners, cartoons etc. and I do that gladly! Why to hire me? - I love my work! - I have great work history. I spend my work hours (and your money) in the most effective way. - You will get professional service. I have classic academic education in the area of my expertise. - My schedule is very flexible. Please review some of my works here https://www.behance.net/indeyetz

    Associated with: ColorPistols, FatDog'sDelivery Agency

    $27.78 /hr
    1,014 hours
    4.91
  9. Kalpesh Patel

    Kalpesh Patel Agency Contractor

    Mobile App Guru- iOS 7&8, Swift, Android, Phonegap, Native app

    India - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 26

    I have 12+ years of working experience in Mobile apps and Game development. I have an extensive knowledge of C/C++/ObjectiveC languages, broad experience in a number of professional products such as mobile apps, cross platforms solutions, Native apps, Hybrid apps, Web apps etc. I’m looking for long-term business relationships with customers and have habit to execute projects until the successful completion. My skill-set: - Native: iOS, Android (Objective-C, Swift, Java, C#, C, C++) - Web service: XML/JSON, REST/SOAP, eCommerce - Device, Kit: Bluetooth Low Energy, iBeacon, NFC, credit card reader, MIDI - Cloud backend: Parse, Amazon - Video/audio/image processing: OpenCV, GPU Image, CoreAudio - Video/audio streaming, codec: Wowza, Red5, H.323, MPEG-4 - Speech recognition, text-to-speech, Siri - HTML5, Ruby on Rails, PHP, ASP, JSP and their frameworks - MySQL, SQLite, Oracle, SQL Server - Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest, Vimeo API integration - Google Map, Foursquare, Geolocation, GPS, Open Street Maps - OpenGL, Corona, XMPP server experience - CoreData, CoreAnimation, CoreGraphics, CoreText - In-App Purchase, Push notification - iAd, Adwirl, Revmob, Admob, Chartboost, Tapjoy, Flurry, Testflight - JIRA, BaseCamp, Github, BitBucket, SVN - Cloud services: iCloud, CRM, AWS, Dropbox Looking forward to hearing from you!!!

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    Associated with: SolutionAnalysts Pvt Ltd

    $18.89 /hr
    2,428 hours
    4.95
  10. R J.

    R J. Agency Contractor

    PHP developer

    Uruguay - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 30

    Over the past 5 years, I have developed a wide range of apps, websites and games. My specialty is comprehensive work, developing everything from scratch, through Project Management. Some of my work includes: - PHP development - iPhone Application with Google App Engine Backend - 3D Graphic Artist & Web Game Design I'm now seeking opportunities that will allow me to develop my professional skills by providing creative and high quality solutions to my clients. I enjoy new challenges on a daily basis, looking to overcome my own high standard goals.

    Associated with: CodigoDelSur Agency

    $61.11 /hr
    1,849 hours
    4.90