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faraz qureshi

faraz qureshi Agency Contractor

Top Line Mobile,Web coder!

Pakistan - Portfolio: 76

I have more then 7 years experience in developing IOS/Android native apps and have extensive command at IOS and Android native SDK’s, core frameworks and data bases as well as core php and third party API integration. I worked in agile methodology and work done in in fastest turned around time. I can give guaranty at my work done and always provide supports at bugs after development.

Associated with: Technology Tracks

94% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
0 hours

Mohammad Ali

Mohammad Ali

Php, Joomla, Boonex, Arca Edirectory, wordpress,Json, Codigniter

Bangladesh - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

I have 7+ years experience with web development. I have expertise on large scale web application, casino game server. I have strong expertise on php4/php5, mysql, Joomla, Wordpress, Arca Edirectory, html, css, jquery, jquery mobile,Smarty, Clipshare, Codeigniter and Yii.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
3,317 hours

Kristina Piltyay

Kristina Piltyay

Business Development Manager

Ukraine - Portfolio: 7

EJaw is an independent video game development studio. The head office is located in Scotland, UK with a 100% owned subsidiary in Kyiv, Ukraine. We develop high-quality products with detailed game design, combined with thoughtful balance of game mechanics and gameplay, fresh and creative art direction and other interactive elements. We focus on game production for mobile, social, PC and browser platforms. Our team uses Scrum, an iterative and incremental agile software development framework for managing projects. We are also taking advantage of continuous integration and XP/TDD practices. Jira is used as a proprietary issue-tracking tool and we use Confluence for actualizing of our documentation. These features allow EJaw to fit a well-managed schedule and to maintain control of the development process.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Harsh Sharma

Harsh Sharma

iOS Developer (Swift and iOS 8)

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 14

last 4 year, I have developed a wide range of Mobile application using Objective-C, Swift , and X code SDK. my main objective is customer satisfaction and provide better service to my clients. i want to increase my business possibilities through customer satisfaction and provide better services. Skills : Objective-C, Swift, Json, XML iPhone, Android

Groups: Corona Labs

94% Job Success
$15.56 /hr
777 hours

Chetan Bhootra

Chetan Bhootra

Full Stack Mobile Applications and Quality Assurance Developer

India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

Over the past 3 years, I have dedicated myself to developing apps on iOS and Android. Now I have with me a portfolio of more than 100 apps and Games that are now available on App Store and Google Play . I am very proficient in objective-c, java, android-sdk, web-services, iphone-development, android-development, sqlite, jquery-mobile, html5, ipad, amazon-web-services, cocoa, cocos2d, apple-xcode, eclipse, php… Also designing is one of my strengths, I will bring to you apps with modern, attractive, simple, and easy to use interface. I'm very friendly, straightforward, honest, cheerful, hard working and very easy to work with. I am looking for long-term relationship with clients. If you are looking for a developer to turn your idea into world class mobile application and find a long-term partner, I am here for you. Thank you

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Ankit N.

Ankit N.

Expert in Android/iPhone/iPad Development with 4+ year experience

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 11

Hello, I am a young, energetic and result oriented Professional Smartphone App developer, developing Native iOS(iPhone/iPad) & Android Apps & Games, Phone gap,Mobile website and Back-end last 3+ years. I have worked with Titanium for mobile web application. My expertise includes: - IPhone Development - IPad Development - Android Development ✔ Expertise: - In-App Billing - Web Service - Google Service like MAP, YouTube, Plus, Place, Location etc. - Social Networking like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn etc. - Any 3rd party API - Any type of Web Service - Ad-Network(AdMob, Airpush, Startapp etc.) integration - Native API like contacts, calender etc. - Audio & Musics - Videos & Camera - Custom Views Based on your idea. - XML, JSON Parsing - Database (Offline as well as online) I am also working with HTML5, jQuery mobile, CSS, jQuery for web front end programming. I have latest apple and Android mobile phone products for application testing i.e. iPhone 5, iPad 4 with Retina Display and Samsung S4, Nexus 5, to provide the best tested apps. Available round the clock to communicate over leading CHATS and provide to my clients: Thanks & Regards, Ankit Nagevadiya

81% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
0 hours

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 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Education: ....................... Bachelor of Engineering – Alexandria University, Computer Software Engineering, 2007 – 2011 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Funwave Games website: Please find me in Linked in here: Skype: yahya.sabry eMail: Mobile: +2-0100-45-49-167 Thanks a lot for visiting my profile Yahya Sabry

Groups: Android

Associated with: Funwave Games Ltd

75% Job Success
$24.00 /hr
279 hours

Mian Umair

Mian Umair Agency Contractor

.: Top Expert IOS Professional Developer:.

United Arab Emirates - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

I am an expert developer with 4 year experience of IOS games and apps.I have excellent command over cocos2d and cocoa touch along with open source libraries.My speciality lies in quality work and I believe in total customer satisfaction by doing job before time. My core competency lies in developing top notch apps, which gain maximum market shares.It is my passion to develop user friendly UI with eye catching graphics to get final product with maximum business shares in market. Besides that I am IT consultant and entrepreneur. I am seeking oppourtunities to get good business for you and your company. Thanks for your time

Groups: BoonEx

Associated with: skoolofapps

71% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
88 hours

Rasel Kabir

Rasel Kabir

Senior CodeIgniter, wordpress, php, smarty, Social Engine, html

Bangladesh - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

I have 5+ years experience on PHP, CodeIgniter, MySQL, AJAX, Woocommerce, Wordpress, Cake PHP, CSS, JavaScript, Git, SVN, MVC, game application. Especially I am very familiar with site building and fixing using several PHP MVC framework on LAMP environment. - MVC Framework : CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Smarty, Phofox, Dolphin - DBMS : MySQL, PDO, SQLLite - Frontend : Html5, Twitter-Boostrap, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, CSS3, JSON with SEO friendly code. Moreover, I find it easy to communicate with clients given my verbal and written English skills. Since I have dealt with an extensive overseas client base, communication shall come in handy. I am available for full time (up-to 50 hours per week) and dedicated to your projects. Hire me Today!

$3.33 /hr
121 hours

Gustavo Adolfo Conde Rivera

Gustavo Adolfo Conde Rivera

.NET/PHP/Phpfox Developer

Bolivia - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

PHP5 Certification = C++ Certification = Joomla Certification =

Groups: PHPFox

71% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
4,080 hours