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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

Balvinder Bassi

Balvinder Bassi Agency Contractor

Tech Lead ios+android+unity3D+AfterEffects

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

After many years of working as an Executive and Technical Director I took a leap of faith as an entrepreneur - in 2012. Since then, I have been building long term relationships with my esteemed clients through efficient and quality delivery process. During this period we have developed a wide range of apps and games for clients in the USA. My strength lies in complete end-end management of a complex projects. My desire for building, exploration and execution has never been greater and I am now seeking opportunities to build the most reliable, scalable apps for providers on Upwork. Personality Traits - Client-orientation, Command Respect, Strong communication skills, Foresight, Organised, Detail Oriented, Empathy Total Experience in IT Service Industry - 17 years Experience as "full-length animation movie" Technical Director - 7 years Experience in AfterEffects - 17 years Experience in Unity3D - 5 years Experience in IOS Development - 3 years Experience in Android Development - 2 years

Associated with: Xeemu Studios

76% Job Success
$26.00 /hr
19 hours

Sergey Aleynik

Sergey Aleynik

Android developer and network engineer

Russia - Tests: 1

Software and network engineer with 11+ years experience. Highly motivated self-organized professional. Mobile Apps Development (Android) Comprehensive knowledge of network client-server communication. Quick learner, able to integrate easily into teams, has the ability to design and implement solutions to complex problems. Technical skills include: - Core Java programming - Java collections, java concurrent - Multi-threading - Android SDK (Fragments API, SQLite, UI, Widgets, etc…) - ORMLite - Volley - Roboguice - Material design - Animations - Custom UI components - Git - Google Play - AdMob - Linux - FreeBSD - LAMP - xen-hypervisor - Postfix mail server - Bacula - Cisco ( routers, switches, VoIP, WIFI ) - Avaya(VoIP, DECT) - Asterisk - network protocols(SMTP, HTTP, FTP, etc.) and formats(JSON, XML, etc.) - Windows network services. - Windows OS.

$25.00 /hr
0 hours

Jamil H.

Jamil H.

Fast Coode

Pakistan - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 5

Chinar Design is a professional Web design and Development company based in Pakistan since 2007. We specialize in best class website design,web development , 3D presentation and introduction, Flash multimedia. Chinar Design features an integrated team of web consultants, creative designers, programmers and marketing professionals that know how to get top online results. Our achievement is outstanding satisfaction for our customer . If you are serious about your professional web design, we can get you there. Strategic thinking, top designers, personal attention, competitive prices, real world results discover the Chinar Design difference.

95% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
285 hours

Irina Miroshnichenko

Irina Miroshnichenko

video game artist, animator

Chile - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

I'm a professional 2d game artist with more than 5 years of experience and over 20 finished projects. I have done all the art assets for my games, from concept art to animations and UI design. Currently specialising in mobile games, I have developed a clean, contemporary, high-quality art style, perfect for casual and social gaming. I communicate effectively, am quick to learn and adjust. I also have basic skills in 3d: modelling, texturing, working in Blender and Unity3d.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
109 hours

Khem A.

Khem A.

IT - Wordpress Expert | PHP/SQL Programmer

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 16

Over the last 6 years I've been developing website projects using (x,d)HTML, PHP, MySQL, Javascript, and FLASH sites. My core competency lies more on the development of additional functions and apply modifications on websites. I have the knowledge on forums and blog installations and modifications (like PhpBB and Wordpress). I also have 2 years experience as a Computer Technician in Saudi Arabia. I work fast with quality output. I will do the best I can to satisfy your needs. Contact me if you need your website redesigned or if you want a design in PSD/AI to be converted to wordpress. It will be my pleasure if you will hire me! Previous Projects: (146 projects to date)

100% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
612 hours

Kevin Tan

Kevin Tan

2d Game Sprites, Concept Art and Overall Funny Guy

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

A professional illustrator and animator who has an extensive experience in producing content for tv, games and internet. Specializing in high quality game sprite character animation and concept art, I am consistently searching for new ways to improve my skills and to deliver the best product for my clients.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
3,819 hours

Asim A.

Asim A.

Web Design & Development | Wordpress | Graphics & Logo | Photo Editing

Pakistan - Tests: 12

Working as a freelancer online as well as for different software companies since 5 years to provide Web Design & Development, Wordpress, Joomla, E-commerce Solutions, Illustrations, Graphics & Animations along on-going support and maintenance.

100% Job Success
$9.00 /hr
447 hours

Kristian Atanasov

Kristian Atanasov

Graphic Designer , Animator

Bulgaria - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 19

Hi, my name is Kris and I specialize in helping people with their projects! For over 6+ years working in Graphic Design and Motion Graphics Animation, I've had the opportunity to work with and help out a lot of amazing people and companies. I invite you to check out some of my work here: These are some things I can help you with: - Graphic Design and Illustration Posters , CD Covers , Logos, T-shirts , Banners , Web Elements , Characters & Mascots. - Animation and Video Editing Intros, Logo Reveals , Dynamic Typography , Special Effects , Live Footage Integration, Adding life and movement to any type of existing design! - 3D Modeling and Architectural Visualization. My software products of choice are: Photoshop , Illustrator , After Effects and 3D Studio Max Thank you for taking the time to read this! I’m looking forward to working with you.

$10.00 /hr
3 hours