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Thomas V.

Thomas V.

Game Maker (Maya, Photoshop, Unity3d, C#, Py, JS) (iOS/Android/Win)

Japan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 15

Hello Quick skill overview : - Over 2000 hours on oDesk, a total of 12 jobs and 4.75 rate. - 3D artist in game industry since 2005 (Autodesk-Maya + Photoshop) - Unity3d dev programming since 2010 (C#) - 5 released ios apps working as Programmer & Artist, - 3 released ios app working as Programmer, - 9 released ios apps working as Artist, - plugins integration : Facebook, Twitter, GameCenter, InAppPurchase, Flurry, RevMob, adColony, Kiip, ChartBoost, MoPub, GoogleAnalytic, etc... Let me know if you also want my Resume as a *.doc file. I am a French 3D artist & programmer currently living in Japan, working as freelancer for over-sea. Working for the Game Industry since 2005 : Smartphone (iOS + Android), PsVita, xboxOne and PC, on small or large scale games (Single or MMO) Mainly performing Low Poly assets for Game use. I use to do everything on a character production : Modeling, Mapping, Texturing, Rigging, Skinning, Animation and game integration. I have skill with C# (Unity3d - iOS), Python & MelScript (Maya + external tool), and JavaScript (web development + Photoshop).

$33.33 /hr
2,041 hours

Christopher M.

Christopher M.

Flash Ninja/Actionscript Assassin! JS/AS3/AS2/XML/HTML5/CSS3

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

I am an ambitious and attentive interactive developer with a passion for all things front-end. I have extensive experience creating rich media applications optimized to function across a multitude of mediums (web, mobile, desktop, etc.) as well as integrating social media APIs such as Twitter, Facebook & Youtube. I have developed HD touch-screen user interfaces for Northrop Grumman, direct sales marketing tools for Pfizer, and iPad applications for Genentech. I enjoy a good challenge, and seek out opportunities that allow me to push limits, break molds, and have fun all the while. [1]:

$111.11 /hr
199 hours

Dimitri Zavora

Dimitri Zavora

Animation and visualization expert.

Ukraine - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

We are the motion picture company. Proficient in industrial modeling, animation, visualization and simulation. Please see our portfolio or visit next links. Seeing what we do is better then reading.. watch this too: And this one I really love:

89% Job Success
$13.00 /hr
5 hours

Diego Mera

Diego Mera

Whiteboard, Animation, 2d and Motion Graphics

Uruguay - Portfolio: 7

-Traditional animation: Cartoon and Clay animation, Stop Motion. -Flash animation, 3D animation, Web banner. -Animation for games: 2D, 2.5 and 3d, Sprites games. Video games for Blackberry, Iphone and web. -Post production and compose in After Effects, Combustion, Nuke. -3D modeler, effects and Composing: Maya, Alias Studio, Real Flow, Vue, Boujou.

87% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Andrey K.

Andrey K.

Programmer / Developer

Kazakhstan - Portfolio: 13

Skills and competences Objective-C, iOS development: 4 years of experience Programmer Building Java applications with Java 6/7 and MySQL, Oracle: 9+ years Experience with REST, JSON-RPC, XML, JSP, Core Data, SSL. Experience in a number of other languages: C++, HTML, SQL, C#, ... Experience with graphic designs' programs: Photoshop, Corel Draw, Maya. Database expertise: primarily in MySQL / Oracle - Design, Index design, Performance optimization. Project management experience in managing in-house and remote teams: 2+ years. Professional experience iOS developer & publisher From September 2010 to the present Building and publishing iOS applications, iOS consultancy. Developed and published 20+ own titles on the App Store: “Reach the Moon”, “Jigtris Puzzle”, “Terrtris”, “Antonyms”, “Don't touch my FISH”, “JustWords.”, “Math Brainiac” etc. Developed and published 10+ titles for other companies on the App Store “”, “Tengrinews for iPhone”, “WorldClass Almaty”, “NinjaMyApp SDK”, “Heaven & Hell”, “Hippie Trip”, “Just Timer”, “Word Monster” etc. From October 2007 to November 2011 Senior Software Engineer / (Java, Oracle, JSON, Protobuf, SSL, Digital signature-GOST, Objective-C) Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Responsibilities: • New software design & development from the beginning and throughout the development life-cycle • Existing System maintenance, troubleshooting, optimization, and 3rd line support • Interfacing with Internal clients, Stock Exchanges, Data consumers and other project stakeholders Developed and published FIX Getaway for MarketData distribution, FIX Getaway for trading, trading terminal STrade, mobile trading terminal MTrade. From August 2004 to October 2007 Software Engineer / (Assembler, C, DDK, SoftICE, WinDBG, Java) BIPS /Escape Driver development for Windows / Linux platforms IPW PCMCIA, USB modems. Education and training Kainar University 2000 – 2004 Specialties: Information System. Qualification: Specialist of information technology computing and networks Courses Oracle certified courses 1Z0-001-002 SQL and PL/SQL

$22.22 /hr
96 hours

Jeannie K

Jeannie K

Design Specialist | PPT | PHOTOSHOP| | ILLUSTRATOR

India - Portfolio: 42

I am an enthusiastic and professional Visual designer with more than 7 years' experience . I enjoy working on all kinds of Presentations - for conferences, investor meets, internal meetings, business plans, pitches and whatever else you might need them for. I also have good experience designing infographics, stationary collateral , Graphics for Application and websites. I am capable of following strict directions as well as conceptualizing solutions that will work for you. I have an excellent reputation as a hard worker and talented artist who can meet the tightest of deadlines and provide the best work for you.

83% Job Success
$24.00 /hr
49 hours

Rekha D.

Rekha D.

Mobile games/2D Artist

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 37

I am a graphic artist with 7+ years of rich experience in graphics design/ mobile game design. I have worked on more than 500+ live games/apps for iOS/google app stores. I work as full-time freelancer so I'm completely dedicated to your needs. My prime focus is client’s satisfaction. I only bid when I truly feel I can provide the project at hand with 100% expertise.

100% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
37 hours

Mark Butler

Mark Butler

Motion Capture and Character Animation

United States - Portfolio: 27

Butler Digital is a small team of artists and programmers, led by Emmy-award winning animator Mark Butler. Some of our clients include DC Comics, Atari, Sony, Disney, Crytek and NBC, as well as many independent production companies. We specialize in Motion Capture and Character Animation for games and broadcast. Our programming team develops primarily in Unity, and we are a registered Apple/Android developer. We offer a variety of mocap services, including face, and full-body motion capture. Located in Los Angeles.

$50.00 /hr
27 hours

Masha Tsimintia

Masha Tsimintia

Graphic Designer, Voice Talent

Georgia - Portfolio: 1

Freelancer I am Graphic-Designer with 10 years of work experience! I can design professional and high quality logos, flyers, graphic compositions, banners, business cards,GIF animation, video for commercials, App design for any purpose. I focus on quality, not quantity. There's no hasty designing, no templates, just my experience and skill to cater to your needs. I am offer you a truly consultative approach with as many revisions as you like, until you are completely happy with the design.

$11.11 /hr
18 hours