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  1. Mian Umair

    Mian Umair Agency Contractor

    .: Top Expert IOS Professional Developer:.

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 4 days ago - 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

    $20.00 /hr
    88 hours
    4.94
  2. Yaniv Golan

    Yaniv Golan Agency Contractor

    Senior software engineer, Reskiner, ASO expert

    Israel - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    My name is Yaniv Golan and I'm the CEO of App Ninjaz Inc. we are a professional mobile game reskinning studio based in Toronto, Canada. Our speciality is casino games but we work on all genres. we have vast experience in graphics, programming, ASO, marketing, publishing and monetization. With 2+ years of experience in the reskin industry and more then 700+ games published on App store / Google Play / Amazon, you can trust us with any project. Our customersare always a top priority, we love to communicate often and we always make sure that each project gets done in a satisfactory manner. Thank you, Yaniv Golan App Ninjaz Inc.

    Associated with: APP NINJAZ INC.

    $30.00 /hr
    12 hours
    5.00
  3. Yahya Sabry

    Yahya Sabry Agency Contractor

    Senior game developer and producer

    Egypt - Last active: 9 hours ago - 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 funwavegames.com/blog.html --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Education: ....................... Bachelor of Engineering – Alexandria University, Computer Software Engineering, 2007 – 2011 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Funwave Games website: http://funwavegames.com/ Please find me in Linked in here: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=87913213 Skype: yahya.sabry eMail: yahya.sabry@gmail.com Mobile: +2-0100-45-49-167 Thanks a lot for visiting my profile Yahya Sabry

    Groups: Android

    Associated with: Funwave Games Ltd

    $24.00 /hr
    113 hours
    5.00
  4. Rasel Kabir

    Rasel Kabir

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

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 months ago - 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
    5.00
  5. Srđan Tajdić

    Srđan Tajdić

    Student

    Serbia - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    If you are interested in some new,fresh and original ideas, you should consider hiring me. Video editing is something that I really enjoy. I am looking for good opportunities to start working and earn extra money while finishing studies.

    $6.67 /hr
    8 hours
    4.88
  6. Zafar M.

    Zafar M. Agency Contractor

    Software Engineer and Architect, Web and Mobile Technologies

    Pakistan - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 23 - 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 - 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, Zend Framework - PHP MVC Frameworks: Laravel, CodeIgniter, CakePHP - WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, concrete5, Prestashop, Moodle, TYPO3 - 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, 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
    3.84
  7. Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Programmer, Game Developer, Software Developer, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 7 days ago - 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
    2,091 hours
    4.95
  8. Leonard Leong

    Leonard Leong Agency Contractor

    Sourcing Expert | Web Marketer | Binary Options Trader | Web Developer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 5

    Ambitious, energetic, strong-willed, charismatic, organized, creative, thoughtful, and passionate leader who plans and execute innovative solutions that paves the ways to win-win situations. Experienced in leading a complex organization that has a distributed workforce as a majority of its staff in providing world-class cost-effective services to a diverse clientele that includes: Automobile Dealerships, Marketing Agencies, Book Publishers, Law Firms, Event Planners, Coffee Retailers, etc. If you're looking for a professional whose goal is to provide clients cost-effective solutions for their business processes, then please feel free to tell me how I can be of service.

    Associated with: ROO Agency

    $9.99 /hr
    6,489 hours
    4.93
  9. Mandeep S.

    Mandeep S. Agency Contractor

    iPhone / iPad / Android Developer / .Net

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    Looking to deliver my services for my client in way that i am always their preferred choice even when the project is finished. With over 6 years of experience in asp.net and iPhone development i have done many successful applications. My client's satisfaction is my only achievement and that is what i live for. Give me a chance and sow a seed for long lasting business relations. Let's talk!!!

    Associated with: Antier Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

    $16.00 /hr
    1,392 hours
    4.72
  10. Yash M.

    Yash M. Agency Contractor

    Unity 3D Game Developer and Market Analyst

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    I m a Passionate Unity3d developer with 2 and half years of experience. I'll only take project if i m sure that i can give u 100% outcome on it. Client's satisfaction is my Prime Goal. I have Recently Started GA Technologies Firm after gaining enough experience. We are a Small team of developers that works on innovative game projects. In General, • Comprehensive problem solving abilities. • Good verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to deal with people diplomatically. • Willingness to learn new things and new language in software development. • I am team facilitator hard worker (Smart worker). • Good analytic and Visual Skill. • Optimizing Code for better performance. Api Experience, • Google Play Service • Game Center • Facebook • Twitter • IAP • Graph API • Parse API etc. Plugins experience, • Android Native Plugin • IOS Native Pugin • 2D Toolkit • EverPlay • CrashAnalytics Ad Network Implemented, • Revmob • Admob • StartApp • Adbuddiz • Applovin • ChartBoost • Vungle • UnityAds etc.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    Associated with: GA Technologies

    $20.00 /hr
    874 hours
    4.91