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  1. Sergey Lalov

    Sergey Lalov

    Corona SDK, iOS, Android Game Developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day 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. ZhouChe Lin

    ZhouChe Lin

    Top iOS / Android Developer

    Singapore - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    *1000+ 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. Best, Zhouche Lin.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $38.89 /hr
    1,247 hours
    5.00
  3. Sergey Y.

    Sergey Y.

    iOS / OS X verified developer

    Russia - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 13

    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. My portfolio: http://indiemindie.com

    Groups: Coding Champs

    $44.44 /hr
    716 hours
    4.81
  4. Sam N.

    Sam N.

    Mobile/Game/Desktop App Developer, VR Enthusiast

    Ukraine - Last active: 4 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
    327 hours
    5.00
  5. Awni H.

    Awni H.

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

    Jordan - Last active: 11 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
  6. Muaz Faris

    Muaz Faris

    iOS | Android Guru & Agile/Scrum Product Manager

    Malaysia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    7+ Years working in IT field honed me to be an Ace of software development equipped with cut-edge technologies and creative ideas on top of rapid changes & advances. Focusing on developing iOS ( iPhone & iPad) | Android | Web Applications , worked as a Software Architect | Project Manager | Team Leader | Product Manager . As a product Manager, I have implemented and used Agile/Scrum development methodology when developing mobile enterprise apps. Aims on professional working and making clients say "Cheese". Expertise area -Social Networking Online Chat | Photo Sharing | Friend Request | Facebook | Twitter | Printerest | LinkedIn | Feed | Youtube | Comment -E-commerce Online Shopping | Auction -Multimedia Audio Streaming | Video Streaming | Photo Editing | Video Editing -Games 3D Games | 2D Games | RPG | MMORG | Unity3D Games | Text Games -GPS Navigation | Position Tracking | Google Map | Yahoo Map -Web Service WSDL -Push Notification -Payment Gateway Integration -SEO Technical skills -Programming Languages : C | C++ | C# | Objective-C | Java | PHP | Perl | Python | Ruby on Rails | Java | VB | ASP.NET | HTML | HTML5 | CSS | Ajax | AngularJS | Knockout | XML | WSDL | jQuery | UML | Javascript -Database Servers : MySQL | SQLite | PostgreSQL | MSSQL | Oracle -Frameworks : Cocos2d | Cocoa Touch | Drupal | CakePHP | CodeIgniter | Yii | Joomla | Zend | AngularJS | .NET | PhoneGap | Corona | MapKit -CMS : Wordpress | phpBB -E-commerce : Magento | Oscommerce | Prestashop | ZenCart | Opencart | Woocommerce | NopCommerce | VirtueMart | Shopify -Development Environment : XCode | Visual Studio | Zend Studio | Jasper Studio | Xamarin Studio | Android Studio | Enterprise Architect | NetBeans | Rational Rose | Eclipse -Hosting Servers : Apache | IIS | Tomcat | LAMP | WAMP | XAMP | MAMP -Other : Node.js | KnockoutJS | Django | Bootstrap | JSON | RSS | SOAP | REST For years working as a freelancer, I desire myself to satisfy client's needs with quality work. I am always ready to accept your offer. Quick response is my significance. Feel free to contact me. ******************* Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. *******************

    $40.00 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  7. Petro Rington

    Petro Rington

    Senior Mobile/Web/Xamarin developer

    France - Last active: 18 days 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
  8. Alessandro Z.

    Alessandro Z.

    Software engineer - Mobile Expert

    Brazil - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I am a software engineer, with 5+ years of experience developing iOS (Swift and Objective-C) and Android (Java) apps, and also with a strong experience with Unity3D, developing 2D and 3D desktop/web/iOS/Android games, with 20+ games/3D applications shipped. I also have experience in the following areas: C, C#, Java, Swift, Objective-C, Javascript; Network communications, REST; SIP, PJSIP, Asterisk; Git, Subversion; Android, Eclipse, JNI, ActionBarSherlock; iOS, Xcode; Windows Phone; Unity3D, 2D Toolkit, NGUI, prime[31] plugins, native Unity3D plugins for both iOS and Android; Project management, testing; Linux, MacOS, Windows; Hope to talk to you soon, Thank you!

    $25.00 /hr
    112 hours
    4.87
  9. Alex Jin

    Alex Jin

    Mobile, Web, Desktop Application Developer

    Hong Kong - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    I have 10 year experience in developing software. Mobile app development - iOS, Android, Windows Desktop app development - .NET, C/C++, Qt Web Development - PHP, ASP.NET, JSP Game Development - Cocos2d, Cocos2dx, Unity ... I also have deep knowledge in computer vision. Face recognition, Logo recognition, LPR, Object classification, pedestrian counting, Vehicle counting...

    $40.00 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  10. Alvin Keti

    Alvin Keti

    Top iOS7/iOS8/Android/AWS/iBeacon/BLE/Parse/Game/Objective-C Developer

    Sweden - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    I am splashed out of others with 10+ years of programming experience developer. I am responsible & trustworthy expert mobile developer stared with robust experience & high-skills who is seeking for new opportunities to approve myself. I have started my programming career from 10 with Turbo-C, which is followed by developing various kinds & scales of desktop applications with Pascal, VB, C/C++, VC, .NET and Java. Later on I have been in the industry of web development during my school days. I have built E-commerce platform, Enterprise WebApp, News site, Social Network and web-based MMORPG. I used PHP, .NET, Python, Perl, RoR, Node.JS, AngularJS, Knockout. When Apple Inc launched their first iOS SDK on March, 2008, I started to learn Objective-C and develop iOS apps, which is combined with Android after a half year's on the occasion of Google's release of Android SDK 1.0. During 6 years, I have built bunch of iOS & Android mobile apps implementing clients’ brilliant app ideas into real in the fields of social networking engaged with chatting, uploading of music, photos and videos, POS terminals, mobile payment systems, real estates, geofencing, voice recognition, image recognition, argumented reality and photo editing. I have launched many mobile games like RPG, endless running 2D & 3D game, physics game, jumping game and maths game. In the near future, I would start my own business on this vast online market.

    $55.56 /hr
    38 hours
    5.00