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  1. Kolumban Lehel

    Kolumban Lehel

    Mobile and web game developer

    Romania - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I have 8 years experience with Flash ActionScript 3, creating social, mobile, browser games and apps, websites, highly configurable flash components and other various projects. Strong experiences in creating games: car game with physics, casino games (slot games, video poker, blackjack, roulette), facebook games, numerous card and puzzle games, mobile (iOS, Android) and browser games, multiplayer games. Strong experience in the development of Flash Applications with heavy server communication (Remoting, Sockets, JSON) and JavaScript / Flash bridging In-depth knowledge of ActionScript 3, XML, FlashDevelop Tool, Air, OOP, PureMVC and design patterns. Basic JavaScript, PHP (AMFPHP) and MySQL knowledge. Specialities: Flash ActionScript 3, games, Air, Android, iOS, Nape physics engine, Starling

    $22.22 /hr
    24 hours
    4.99
  2. Alexey Shestakov

    Alexey Shestakov Agency Contractor

    Senior Programmer/Developer

    Russia

    I'm passionate about games application. I have been successfully developing MMO FPS "stalker-online" for more than last year from the start of project. I'm working on all of basic mechanics and tools to create interesting game process and productive work of game designers. Also i have a more than 6 years experience in network administration, that allows me to create network stable code. More than wich, i have a small experience in game design to help designers create an interesting mechanics. I'm experienced in C#, Python and familiar with BigWorld Engine and Unity.

    Associated with: PyPie

    $20.00 /hr
    1,327 hours
    4.85
  3. Maicon Brauwers

    Maicon Brauwers

    Mobile apps and games developer

    Brazil - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    Over the last five years I've been working as a mobile developer, for both iOS (Objective-C) and Android (Java) platforms. I've been working as a Lead Developer on several mobile projects, and as such I do master all phases of iphone and android app development, being capable of transforming a rough idea on a shipped app. I also have a strong expertise on games programming, including Unity3D game development and advanced computer graphics technology (OpenGL and shaders). I'm BS on Computer Science and I do teach iOS, Android and Unity3D development on a local training center.

    $65.00 /hr
    67 hours
    4.64
  4. 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 “Vesti.kz”, “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. http://www.kase.kz/en/page/show/regulations_market_data http://www.etrade.kz/products/fix http://www.etrade.kz/products/strade https://itunes.apple.com/app/mtrade/id615200515 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. https://sourceforge.net/projects/ipw-client-soft 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
    5.00
  5. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 5

    Make things done! I'm a professional C/C++ developer with more than 12 years of experience. I have been working both for a companies from Fortune 500 list, and a small local companies. My core competency lies in the world of mobile applications, SaaS and PaaS, desktop software and games development. I love to do my work right and really enjoy being respected for the things i do.

    $55.56 /hr
    1,772 hours
    5.00
  6. Shamandura C.

    Shamandura C.

    Game Developer

    Philippines - Tests: 1

    I seek for opportunities to develop fun and exciting games and hone my programming, math, and physics skills in the process. I have a broad experience with Unity3D and have worked with Unigine as well. I was involved in MMORPG projects and wrote game flow, UI, networking, physics code as well as some shaders. I now work with a team developing mobile games for IOS. I am a front end developer but engage in back end code writing and maintenance as needed. I have used the following tools and languages: Unity3D, Unigine, UnityScript, UnigineScript, C++, Photon, Badumna, XM, SQL, PHP If you think I have the skills you need, please feel free to contact me.

    $30.00 /hr
    424 hours
    4.80
  7. Marc Thompson

    Marc Thompson

    Unit Game Development Specialist

    United Kingdom - Portfolio: 2

    I have worked in the software industry for 10+ years. I have worked as a game developer for some of the leading games companies. Games are my passion, and so much so that I spend much of my working hours making games for Android devices. I have also worked in software outside of the gaming industry. This includes working as a contractor for companies supplying software solutions to the petrochemical and energy trading industries. I provide a professional service, aiding the client from project conception and initial design, right through to timely completion of development and finally to testing and debugging. My clients can expect a service of the highest standard, using all available resources to take your project to a timely completion.

    $25.00 /hr
    75 hours
    4.95
  8. Muhammad Sohail Siddiqui

    Muhammad Sohail Siddiqui Agency Contractor

    Unity 3D Expert - oDesk Verified Mobile Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I have more than 10 years of experience with Game Programming and more than three years of experience with Unity3D.. I have worked with nearly all aspects of Unity3D ranging from Multiplayer games to multiple platform support (PC,Web, iOS, Android). 6+ years of experience of Project Management managing teams of 10+ people in geographically dispersed locations.

    Associated with: Binex Solutions

    $33.33 /hr
    759 hours
    4.95
  9. Rocky Limandauw

    Rocky Limandauw

    Professional Game Programmer

    Indonesia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 22

    Well, making game is one of my biggest passion.. I like programming and a big fan of old school game, so game programming is a perfect thing for me right? :) I'm currently working as iOS and Android game developer using Corona SDK. I started making game since I was in university, 2004, 'til now, using several programming languages, Pascal, Delphi, C++, Java, J2ME, Corona LUA, Flash AS3, and Objective C with Cocos2d. So far I had worked for several companies - Yellow Cat Studio, a flash game studio - Gameloft in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, J2ME games - Dragon Game Studio, iOS and Android game studio - and of course freelance jobs I also have some experience in SQL and PHP (usually for multiplayer turn based game) I always do my best for my work, for me task is more important than money. One thing for sure, I'll not disappoint you!

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00