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  1. Zafar M.

    Zafar M. Agency Contractor

    Software Engineer and Architect, Web and Mobile Technologies

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 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
  2. Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Japhet Eisenhdorf Jabulin

    Programmer, Game Developer, Software Developer, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 5 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
  3. Archie M.

    Archie M. Agency Contractor

    Email marketing,list manager,ESP, email blasting, customer service,VA

    Philippines - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 26

    Do not be afraid to pay for quality. In reality with most things, you sincerely do get what you pay for. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED! So why wait, click the green CONTACT button in the upper right to inquire about my affordable rates. My rates are always negotiable to tailor your needs. Get that JOB DONE and get that right FREELANCER(s) Let us talk TODAY. Agency https://www.odesk.com/companies/Contact-Center-Support-Outsourcing-Agency_~018f391151ede92564 I LOVE ISRAEL!

    Groups: BoonEx, salesforce.com...

    Associated with: Contact Center Administrative Support Agency, Contact Center Writing and Translation, Contact Center Customer Service Agency, Mobile Apps Development, Contact Center Web Development, Contact Center Business Services Agency, Contact Center Networking & Information Systems, Contact Center Support Outsourcing ™ Agency Agency, Contact Center Sales & Marketing Agency, Contact Center Design & Multimedia Agency

    $10.00 /hr
    12,440 hours
    4.52
  4. 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
    6,486 hours
    4.93
  5. Rajesh Kanjani

    Rajesh Kanjani Agency Contractor

    Unity 2d Game Developer, Unity 3D Designer

    India - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    We assist you building Websites, Portals, Mobile Applications and Unity Game Applications. We take great pride in kind of quality services we provide with specialization in Web Design and Development in PHP Frameworks and Open Source CMS ( WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Magento etc.), Mobile Application Development in Android, iOS (iPhone, iPad), Windows, PhoneGap, Mobile Game Development in Unity 2D & 3D and Internet Marketing.

    Associated with: Yudiz Solutions

    $15.00 /hr
    7,137 hours
    4.78
  6. Jan K.

    Jan K.

    oDesk TOP 25 PROVIDER ★★US Based★★ ❶ Flash/Web/Joomla 1.6 developer

    United States - Last active: 12/04/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 26

    See portfolio : http://www.istorm-usa.com | TOP 25 PPROVIDER on oDesk |Now Developing in JOOMLA 1.6!! In each project I put in maximum amount of energy and enthusiasm. I am always trying to achieve more than is expected from me. I approach each project with a concept, I know perfectly the environment and I am creating effective solutions.Visit my portfolio (istorm-usa.com) to learn more about the services I provide and to see samples of my work.I am one of the TOP 25 PPROVIDERS ON oDesk!Of the hundreds of thousands of Providers on oDesk, you are the cream of the crop and deserve a little recognition. Effective immediately, you can now permanently display the oDesk Top 25 Providers badge on your social media profile, personal blog, website, or anywhere else for the world to see!http://www.odesk.com/community/oconomy/best_freelance_software_developers OCTOBER 2009

    $19.44 /hr
    1,056 hours
    5.00
  7. Deep Arora

    Deep Arora Agency Contractor

    Unity3d, Cocos2d, iOS, Android, Ionic, Meteor, Reactjs, angularjs

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 40

    Over the last 5 years, I have developed a wide range of mobile apps/games using Unity3d, Cocos2d, Objective-C iOS, Java Android for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new mobile app/game development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build most challenging, innovative and competitive games/apps from the ground up for you or your business. If you are looking for a candidate who is reliable, can take full responsibility from your shoulders and deliver excellent quality world class product, hire me. My main abilities includes: 1) Cross platform 2d/3d mobile games(iOS, Android and Windows phone) using Unity3d, Cocos2d-X, Cocos2d-JS: ✔︎ Texture Mapper ✔︎ Tile Map Editor ✔︎ Physics Editor ✔︎ Sprite Helper ✔︎ Level Helper ✔︎ Animation Editor, ✔︎ Particle Designer 2) Cross platform mobile applications (iOS,Android and Windows phone) using: ✔︎ PhoneGap framework(Ionic and Angular, Ionic and Meteor) ✔︎ Meteor.js framework 3) Native iOS mobile application development: ✔︎ Fast mobile UI programming - iPhone4 / iPhone5 / iPhone6 / iPhone6 Plus / iPad on iOS 7 / iOS 8, iWatch (WatchKit), Storyboard, Swift ✔︎ Text messaging and video/voice chatting - XMPP, OpenTok, Pusher, APN ✔︎ Integration with - HealthKit, CloudKit, HomeKit, AirPrint ✔︎ Networking framework - AFNetworking, Web RTC, Socket.io TCP/IP ✔︎ GPS - Core Location, MapKit, MapBox, GoogleMap ✔︎ e-Commerce payment system - Paypal, Authorize.net, Stripe, Saleforce, Card.io ✔︎ Media manipulation - CoreAudio, CoreVideo, AVFoundation, CoreGraphics ✔︎ Data and Graph visualization - Core Plot, iOSPlot, JBChartView ✔︎ 3D programming - OpenGLes, Unity3d, Cocos3D ✔︎ Web service integrating - JSON RESTful API, Parse.com ✔︎ Social integrating - Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+, Instagram ✔︎ Good team play - Git, Bitbucket, Trello, Basecamp, ASANA Jira ✔︎ Daily Communication - Skype, Email ✔︎ Cocos2d 4) Native Android application/games development using: ✔︎ Applications (Eclipse, NDK, SDK, Android Studio, Java) ✔︎ Games using Cocos2d Android(Eclipse, Java) 5) Application Monetization and user acquisition: ✔︎ Playhaven interstital, more games ✔︎ Chartboost ✔︎ Aplovin ✔︎ Vungle Video Ads ✔︎ AdColony Videos Ads ✔︎ NativeX ✔︎ Revmob ✔︎ iAd ✔︎ Admob Banner ✔︎ In App Rating to boost app sales 6) Analytics ✔︎ Google Analytics ✔︎ Flurry Analytics 7) Web application development using: ✔︎ Reactive Programming using Meteor.js ✔︎ MEAN Stack(Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) ✔︎ Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS, LESS, SASS, CofeeScript 6) Basic knowledge of 2D/3d graphic tools: - Photoshop, Illustrator - Blender, Maya 7) Daily communication via Skype/Email.

    Associated with: Fun Studio, Meteosoft

    $15.00 /hr
    1,960 hours
    4.99