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  1. Sergey Lalov

    Sergey Lalov

    Corona SDK, iOS, Android Game Developer

    Russia - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

    Expert in Lua and Corona SDK. Developing cross-platform mobile apps and games. iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android. Earned Corona Ambassador title. Advanced skills in making native plugins for Corona Enterprise (Objective-C, Java, C). Using Go and Google App Engine for backend development. Great programming background: C, Python, JavaScript, PHP. Expert in networking: TCP, UDP, HTTP, REST, JSON, etc... Expert in Linux based OS (Ubuntu Server is preferable). Advanced skills in Graphics Design - Photoshop, Pixelmator and iDraw. My website - http://spiralcodestudio.com/

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $55.56 /hr
    658 hours
    5.00
  2. Sergey Y.

    Sergey Y.

    iOS/OSX software developer

    Russia - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 14

    Over 5 years of iOS, MAC OSX and Android apps and games development experience with Objective-C, Swift, Java, C#, Unity3d. I have successfully deployed projects that involve integration of OCR (Optical Character Recognition), Parse.com, Testflight, Dropbox, Microsoft Live, Outlook, iCloud, In-App purchases, Push notifications, HandOff, image/video processing. I am also proficient with ASP.NET, JSON, XML, Python, Selenium and other technologies. Currently I only develop native applications for iPhone, iPad, iWatch and MAC. My portfolio: http://indiemindie.com

    Groups: Coding Champs

    $50.00 /hr
    894 hours
    4.84
  3. ZhouChe Lin

    ZhouChe Lin

    Top iOS / Android Developer

    Singapore - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    *1500+ Hours Veteran on Upwork* * Member of exclusive TOP RATED mobile developers group* I'm proudly saying I am the one of best developers in the fields of iphone / android mobile applications and games. I am very strong at Objective C, SWIFT, Java, Phonegap / Xamarin, PHP / Javascript, NodeJS. I have rich experience in social applications for mobile devices, geo-location service, real-time messaging, Parse framework, Crashlystics, mobile games using cocos2D, cocos2dx, Unity3D. I have developed 10+ social applications, mobile games, POS applications for certain companies, emergency-purpose applications, shopping & lifestyle applications with In-App payment features. I have almost all sorts of devices including iPhone 4s, 5s, 5c, 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad 3, iPad mini, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, HTC One. I always pursue long-term relationship with great clients. I am happy to help you here. Imagine what nobody knows, Make it everybody can see. Just do it with me, and enjoy the Power of Idea. Best, Zhouche Lin.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $38.89 /hr
    1,649 hours
    5.00
  4. Awni H.

    Awni H.

    Experienced Team of Game,Mobile App,C#,GPS,iOS,Android Developers

    Jordan - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

    Member of the Application Developers Alliance 10+ years in C#, ASP.NET, AJAX, Java Script, VB.NET, Web, GPS, Vehicle Tracking, SQL Sever, SQL Server Compact, and Windows Mobile development. More than 10 years of experience in software development, as technical team leader, system analysis, and project management. We have extensive experience in Social Networks, Minimum Viable Products, and start-ups. Our team excels in the following areas: - .NET( C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET, LINQ, Entity Framework), Java - Mobile Development( Android, Android SDK, iOS, Objective-C, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PhoneGap, ExtJS, HTML5, xCode, Titanium/Appcelerator) - Game Developement( Android, Android SDK, iOS, Objective-C, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PhoneGap, ExtJS, HTML5 xCode, Titanium/Appcelerator) - Mapping, GPS, GIS, Google Maps V3/V2, Vehicle Tracking - Server-side applications development - Database(SQLServer, Oracle, MySQL, SQLite) - Database Modelling - Web Development(ASP.NET, PHP, RESTful APIs, JavaScript, AJAX, Web Services) - XML, JSON - Amazon, AWS, EC2, AppHarbor - SVN, TFS, Github 4+ years Android, iPhone, iPad, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone Development.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Corona Labs

    $44.44 /hr
    1,784 hours
    4.68
  5. Anton M.

    Anton M.

    Mobile app & game developer (iOS, Android, Windows)

    Belarus - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 21

    I develop cross-platform mobile apps including games for iOS, Android & Windows platforms. I know everything about mobile development including adnetworks integration, in-app purchases on every platform, social functionality (login/sharing etc), cross-platform back-end services like Parse. oDesk has recognized me as one of their top Mobile Developers. See the badge on the right of my profile for more information Programming was my hobby since early school years. Despite the fact that I have higher education (and PhD) in civil engineering, I'm still fond of programming and software design. Over the last 8 years I have participated in different software development projects. My main field is development using .NET technologies (Silverlight, WPF, WP7, Windows8 & Xamarin projects, but I aslo have good knowledge of Windows Forms, WCF, and also I have some experience with ASP.Net (including MVC4) website development and MSSQL Server).

    $33.33 /hr
    2,229 hours
    4.65
  6. Sam N.

    Sam N.

    Mobile/Game/Desktop App Developer, VR Enthusiast

    Ukraine - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm experienced Android app developer and desktop app developer(Java, C#, C++). Currently mastering game development Unreal Engine 4 (mostly for Oculus Rift Virtual Reality apps) I'm self-motivated and responsible, as well as able to pick up new skills quickly. I'm always doing my best to achieve goals and I'm always generating new ideas to improve the products I'm developing. Currently I'm most interested in Android app development projects where image processing and OpenGL rendering is involved. Another field of interest is VR app development for Oculus Rift. My skillset: - Android app development ( native + ndk + renderscript + OpenGL ES) - Image processing ( +OpenCV ) - Java - OpenGL - Virtual Reality app development (using Unreal Engine 4) - Game development (libGDX, Unreal Engine 4) - C++ - CUDA - C#, .Net

    $35.00 /hr
    358 hours
    5.00
  7. Ms. R.

    Ms. R.

    Cocos2d, Cocos2dx, Unity3d Game Developer | iPhone/iPad App Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

    I have almost 4 years of experience in mobile games and applications development. My core strength is game development in cocos2d and cocos2dx. I am also an expert in developing native iOS applications. My experience and skills include: - iPhone/iPad app development - Objective C, C++ and C# - 2D mobile game development in cocos2d - 2D mobile game development in cocos2dx - 2D and 3D mobile game development in unity3d - Integrating game center - Integrating in-app purchases - Integrating push notification - Integrating SDK for Facebook, Twitter etc - Integrating SDK for Chartboost, RevMob, Admob, Play Haven, Flurry and many more... - Integrating Parse.com SDK - using git and svn for version control

    $15.00 /hr
    219 hours
    5.00
  8. Alenina N.

    Alenina N.

    Mobile app and game expert

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 7

    Hi, all clients. I am an experienced mobile App Developer. I have 4 years of experience in iOS, android App Development and game development. I can develop Client Server Apps and 2D Game Development and have worked on the following: - Mobile App (1) iPhone and iPad App Development using ObjC and Swift (2) Android App Development (3) Social networking app development (4) Server - Client Socket Programming (5) Parse.com, Facebook, Twitter and so on. (6) Unit Testing for iOS Development using various frameworks - Game (7) Unity 3D, Cocos2D, OpenGL, Box2D (8) Game reskin - Others (9) In app purchase (10) Publish to Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Store. If you want to develop your app in short time, let's start to work with me. Then you can get great app as your requirement. Thank you.

    $30.00 /hr
    736 hours
    4.60
  9. Petro Rington

    Petro Rington

    Senior Mobile/Web/Xamarin developer

    France - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    Hi, friends. Over the last 5 years, I have developed a wide range of Mobile app. I have created many iPhone/iPad(iOS) and Android apps using web services such as PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, etc at difference scales for mobile app. Whatever your needs and requirements, I will do my best to solve it perfectly. The following is my skills and experiences for iOS and Android. - Cocos2D | Cocos2dx, box2D, Corona, Unity3D, OpenGL - PHP/JAVA, MYSQL, JavaScript, Web Development - Game Center, In-app purchase, facebook, Twitter - GPS(iPhone/Android), Google Map, CoreLocation - Mobile Web services such as JSON, XML, SQLite, HTML5, CSS - Image Processing, Image Capture, Image Editing, Image filtering - Barcode, QRcode Looking for challenging projects to apply my skills to. If I work on a project, it means that I take responsibility to make it successful. Thank you.

    $38.89 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  10. Alex J.

    Alex J.

    Master of Computer Science, Mobile, Web, Desktop Application Developer

    Hong Kong - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    I have 10 year experience in the field of software development. Mobile app development, Web development, and high-tech image processing engine development. ★ As a Master of Computer Science I have developed great performance image-processing engine, and recently, I've made some good achievements. Became one of the winners in Intel Real-sense App Challenge - 2014. ★ As a Senior Mobile Apps Developer. Over years, I have experienced almost all SDKs and frameworks of iOS/OSX/Android/Windows , introduced by Apple Inc.,Google Inc. and Microsoft and I’ve pursued the best practices and cutting-edge technologies that are being adopted by the developers’ community implementing them into my work. I am also versed at Auto Layout and Size Classes in iOS 8 and Material Design of Android 5.0, and newly announced Apple Watch SDK. Hybrid application development is one of my skill, with Xamarin or HTML mobile application like jQuery Mobile, Cordova, IONIC. My development environment comprises Swift and Objective-C with Xcode 6.2 for iOS app (iPhone, iPad) and OS X (Mac) app development, and Android Studio and Eclipse for Android app development. I always keep myself staying up-to-date with new technology stacks provided by Apple, Google and Microsoft. ★ As a Senior Web developer I’m an expert web developer with Ruby On Rails, PHP and ASP.NET and Node.js as backend and HTML5, Javascript, AngularJS as frontend. I’m always ready to start a new Web Projects any time by any clients. Working directly with clients in an increasingly competitive environment and across diverse industries, I give customers satisfaction, demonstrating strong communication skills, and develop my skills further thus making relevant financial success for both clients and me. ... I also have deep knowledge in computer vision. Face recognition, Logo recognition, LPR, Object classification, pedestrian counting, Vehicle counting... My skill-set: My skill set include (NOT LIMITED TO): - iOS development SDKs - iOS6, iOS7, iOS8, Apple Watch - Android development SDKs - Android 3.0 Honeycomb, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Android 4.4 KitKat, Android 5.0 Lollipop - Windows phone and tablet application development - Xamarin iOS, Android and Forms using Xamarin Studio - Fast mobile UI programming - Storyboard, Auto Layout, Size Classes, Material Design - Text messaging and voice/audio/video chatting - XMPP, OpenTok, Pusher, APN, QuickBlox, Oovoo, Twilio, Linphone - Integration with - HealthKit, CloudKit, HomeKit, AirPrint - Networking framework - AFNetworking, Web RTC, Socket.io, TCP/IP - Cloud storage - Google Drive, One-drive, Dropbox, iCloud, Parse - Backend cloud server - Parse, Amazon (AWS) - GPS - Core Location, MapKit, MapBox, GoogleMap - eCommerce payment system - Paypal, Stripe, Authorize.net, Salesforce, card.io - Media manipulation - CoreAudio, CoreVideo, AVFoundation, CoreGraphics - Data and Graph visualisation - Core Plot, iOSPlot, JBChartView - 3D programming - OpenGLes, NinevehGL, Cocos3D, PVRGeoPOD, Unity, Unity3D - Web service integrating - JSON RESTful API, Parse.com, Amazon.com, Amazon Web Service (AWS) - Social media integration - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Youtube, Instagram - Project management - Jira, Trello, Git - Source control - Git, GitHub, Bitbucket - Communication method - Skype, email, HipChat, messenger - Ruby On Rails, PHP, JSP, ASP.NET - HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, Angular JS, Node JS - Image Processing - Face Recognition, Object Tracking, Vehicle Counting, Card Recognition... You can expect great results that make your hearts sing in a timely manner. Looking forward to long term relationships with clients. Thank you for visiting my profile.

    $60.00 /hr
    26 hours
    5.00