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  1. 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.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,447 hours
    4.97
  2. Davor Vukovic

    Davor Vukovic

    Graphic-Web Designer, 3D animator, Video Production

    Serbia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I'm graduated digital artist, with more than 12 years of experience in the field of production, video, 2D and 3D arts. I've done a lot of marketing jobs, such as Video Production, Poster Design, Logo Design, Short Commercials, Animation.... My skills in Web and Graphic Design, Adobe-Creative-Suite (all CS software), Autodesk 3dsMax, Autodesk Maya, are worth enough to work as a freelancer. Also, I am Licensed English Teacher and a Remote Administrator with more than 15 years of experience. Professionalism is important here. As a professional, I am committed to learn and acquire experience to further my career. In addition, I want to expand my knowledge in the vast field of Web Design, Graphic Design and 3D Modelling.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,591 hours
    5.00
  3. Tuser Virgil

    Tuser Virgil

    3D Games Artist

    Romania - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 23

    Delivering high detailed content for video games is my main objective, while keeping everything technically and artistically balanced. I generally work as Lead Artist on most projects as I know the art-technical pipeline from a-z. I tackle 2D and 3D art, special effects, animation and art implementation in real time environments. I am an Unreal Engine 4 developer! There is never a job too complex for me, should that perfect idea need to be translated into a video game.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,232 hours
    4.87
  4. Nikunj K.

    Nikunj K. Agency Contractor

    iPhone/Android/Titanium developer

    India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 19

    I have 4 + Year Experience mobile development side and I have completed more then 200+ app base on IOS and Android side I specialize in Objective-C, iPhone, iPad, iOS, Mac, Android and other areas of development. If you would like high quality work with a fast turn around for a fair price, contact me. You won't be disappointed. -Native app and 3th Party API - Sale-force and PayPal integrate - Top Graphics and UI - CoreData, CoreGraphics, Animation - GPS, Apple-Xcode, UI Design, Cocoa, Image-Processing, Image-Editing - Animation, OpenGL, English - Game Center, In-App Purchase, Multiplayer Game - Revmob, Air-push,iAd, Adwirl, Admob, Chartboost, TapJoy, Cerebro, - Flurry, Testflight - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest - Google Map Service, Foursquare - Web Service, Ajax, XML, JSON, RSS, SOAP, WSDL - MySQL, SQLite, HTML5, PHP, JSP our team expert in mobile development side I also have some experience in the following areas: Java, PHP, .NET, and software design and testing.

    Groups: Corona Labs

    Associated with: CreativeInfoWay

    $12.00 /hr
    2,323 hours
    4.62
  5. Dmitry Stolyarov

    Dmitry Stolyarov Agency Contractor

    Unity 3D Expert Game Developer

    Russia - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 13

    For the last 7 years I have been developing games and rich multimedia applications using Unity3D, Flash & Flex technologies. My main priority is to satisfy the client's needs as well as contribute my own ideas and enhance the quality of the final product. Currently, I am using Unity 3D to create awesome games for mobile devices. I am looking for challenging and rewarding projects where I can put my skills & experience at work for you and develop great applications. I am capable of joining the project at any stage: whether you need to build a quick prototype or a complete solution with UI design and server extensions. My team can also create a full project including game design, programming, 2d and 3d artwork, sfx & music and testing. My strongest passion is gaming. I have strong experience in game design & game development, starting from indie to medium scaled projects. If you have a game idea you would like to become a superb game, I am the right person for this job! Major skills: - Expert in Unity 3D C# advanced game development (AI, World Machine, Mobile optimizations, Level design, Custom extensions, Plugins) - Game design (from pitch to release, story writing) - Project management (documentation, Agile, planning, Q&A) - Expert knowledge of Action Script 3.0, Flex, Air Minor skills: - Good knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML, JS - Good knowledge of Objective-C, Cocos-2D, Box-2D - C++

    Associated with: iHeroes Game Studio

    $22.22 /hr
    5,640 hours
    5.00
  6. Zafar M.

    Zafar M. Agency Contractor

    Software Engineer and Architect, Web and Mobile Technologies

    Pakistan - Tests: 22 - Portfolio: 11

    2300+ hours on oDesk. TOP RATED contractor endorsed by oDesk (UpWork) having skills in: - Android / iOS / Windows / Mac/ Unix, Linux - Java, C++, C#, PHP, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Python - Node.js, MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, sails.js - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX - Twitter Bootstrap, Common.js, CoffeeScript, Backbone, Marionette - Cloud computing, AWS, Heroku, DigitalOcean, Azure, Google Compute Engine, Google app Engine - Java, J2SE, J2EE, JSF, swing, spring, strut, Hibernate, NUnit - JavaCC Compiler Lexical analyzer parser - C/C++, Qt Framework, Boost Library, STL - Image processing, OpenCV, Emgu, OpenGL - PHP, MySQL, Laraval, Zend Framework, LAMP, WAMP - PHP MVC Frameworks: Laravel, CodeIgniter, CakePHP - WordPress, Joomla, Drupal - Magento, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, Prestashop, concrete5, - Moodle - C# .Net, ASP.NET MVC, WPF, WCF - Prism MVVM, MVC4 Razor - Twitter Apps development with Twitter API, Twitter Streaming API - Bluetooth, Smart watch, RFCOMM, BLE 4.0, A2DP, EDR - Source control SVN, Git, GitHub, TortoiseSVN, Maven, Bitbucket, VisualSVN - Responsive Web Development - Adobe AIR, Phonegap, Twitter Bootstrap - AV media stream programming, codecs, encoding - FFmpeg, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC - Video streaming platforms Wowza, Red5, Adobe Media Server, Flash Media Server, Helix, - Multicast, unicast, HLS - Streaming protocols RTP, UDP, RTSP, HLS, RTMP, MPEG-DASH, Smooth Streaming, HDS - Web scraping, Web Crawler, Data extraction with PHP C# HtmlAgility Pack - XML, JSON, BSON - Web Services, WDSL, SOAP, RESTful API - Adobe Flash, Flex and ActionScript 3 - Database: MS Access 2007 / 2010 / 2013 - SQL Server 2008 R2 - SQLite, MySQL, MongoDB, RavenDB - NetBeans, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, JBOSS, Tomcat, WebSphere - Scala, Play, Swing, AWT, JavaFX, JNI, client/server programming - TCP/IP, UDP, secure socket, client/server, network programming - p2p, using multi-bitrate streaming network programming - Experience with Git, Maven, Eclipse, JUnit, and GDB - SSL proxy server programing - Fiddler like debugging proxy server - Console based - Advance level Skills in C, C++/Qt, STL, Boost - C++ Win32, TCP/IP, WinSock, socket client / server - Objective C, Cocoa, Unity 3D, XNA - WxWidgets, Xcode Mac, iOS - Developed Business Management Software - Supply chain Management Software - Point of Sale POS Software, Microsoft POS - Sale Purchase, Accounting, Inventory software - Inventory, Sales and Purchase Order Management - DotNetNuke, Web Matrix 2 Programmer - CRM Business Management & Development - Developed POS Point Of Sale Software applications using Access, SQL Server - Websites for start up companies and small businesses - Complete end to end Project management of Business Process automation - SSL TLS Sockets, Threads programming - Smart Cards, Secure client / Server Socket Programming - Cryptography standards, X509 Self signed root certificate creation authentication - CorelDRAW, Corel PHOTO-PAINT, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop Smart card, SET secure electronic Transfer on money knowledge of ISO 8583, ISO 7816, ISO 7810 Data warehousing, Data mining Database Programming in VB, PHP/MySQL, MS Access, SQL Server Technical Projects (Electro Mechanical Control systems, Telecom, GSM, GPS etc).

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: StSol House, Web Solutions

    $27.78 /hr
    2,301 hours
    3.85
  7. Naveed S.

    Naveed S.

    Software/Web/Mobile Development, 3D Simulation, Animation, GIS, WebGL

    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, 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...

    $20.00 /hr
    1,727 hours
    4.28
  8. Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Programmer, Game Developer, Software Developer, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    Work with minimal or no supervision, meet deadlines, and understand directions in one go and work in the right manner. I am a student of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - I am Knowledgeable in Game Development using Unity3d and Computer Programming specially Java, Python, Visual Basic, C# and Turbo C and Knowledgeable about Database using Microsoft Access and SQL I can do Internet Research,Internet Marketing, Classified Ads Posting,Data-entry,Administrative Stuffs, Email Response Handling and some Graphic Designs.

    $3.33 /hr
    2,124 hours
    4.95
  9. Rhobert Fadero

    Rhobert Fadero Agency Contractor

    Senior Web Designer, Graphic Designer, Data Entry, Branding Expert

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 68

    Top Rated Freelancer expert in branding, web design, illustration, mobile UI-UX. Experienced Senior Graphic Designer that can manage a project from start to finish. I have a creative approach to problem-solving, a passion for design with purpose, and a desire to provide a product on-time with the resources available, and have almost Seven (7) years in this position. My goal is to create excellent graphic designs for print, advertising, web & mobile design, game interface UI-UX, social media that function for the intended audience and to handle changes in a quick and effective manner. My career has spanned numerous venues: corporate, graphic studio, art department, pre-press, printing and government for contract and hourly. I held responsibilities for research, coordination, design, production, supervision and final execution of branding, collateral, visual identity, brochures, catalogs, ads, package and web design. In addition to having artistic talent, I am an organized time-based planner; detail-oriented, systematic and skilled at simplifying project information, while having excellent craft and making use of best working practices. I am friendly, enjoy keeping up with current design trends, and can work individually or as part of a team.

    Groups: Central Desktop

    Associated with: The Multitasker Inc

    $14.00 /hr
    4,560 hours
    4.57