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Heber Ng

Heber Ng

Game Programmer/Web Developer

Singapore - Tests: 2

I am a professional web game developer with 2 years of game development. I have build both web applications and desktop games. My interest is in developing effective web products and solutions that helps the clients to achieve their goals in the digital space. I am proficient in C/C++, Java, HTML5, Javascript, PHP5 and have experience in working with teams of varying sizes. Due to the nature of my work, I communicate with professionals from various disciplines on a daily basis. I will be happy to work with any existing freelancers that you may have on your team. I am primarily interested in working on short term projects, Let me help you turning your projects from plans to reality.

$25.00 /hr
14 hours

Axiom Studios

Axiom Studios Agency Contractor

Independent Game Development Studio

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 52

Axiom Studios is an independent game development studio in India. We are experienced in designing all types of games ranging from casual, social, e-learning, and many more genres. Our specialization is in developing games using Unity 3D. We extensively use other engines such as Unreal Engine, Corona, Marmalade SDK etc. We have the capability to develop on platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows etc. We have a highly skilled and dedicated team of 15 people. We have delivered more than 150 game projects both 2D and 3D on time and within budget. We have extensively worked on projects requiring. Our primary areas of expertise are game concept, development & deployment. We excel in developing highly tailor made plug-ins & templates for any type of games & applications. We also design custom made plugin for all primary game engines such as Unity 3D, Corona, Unreal Engine etc.

Associated with: Axiom Studios

86% Job Success
$13.00 /hr
0 hours

Holban Theodor-Mihail

Holban Theodor-Mihail

Experienced iOS, Android and Windows Phone Developer

Romania - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Hi, I'm working on development industry for over 6 years. Over the past years I worked for many clients and companies, and I have successfully finished a lot of projects. With Unity I have more than 4 years experience, with different platforms like iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Windows Phone. My experience contains many programming languages like: C#, JS, .Net, PHP, MySql. HTML. I am devoted, serious and I'm seeking for long term relations.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,175 hours

Patrick F.

Patrick F.

Experienced Senior Game Developer

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

I've been a professional game developer for over 10 years now. I've worked on AAA games at large companies including Sony and Rockstar and smaller scale games with indie teams. I've done a wide range of projects from hardcore games to children's educational apps. I'm a regular jack of all trades with experience in senior and lead roles, comfortable working on any aspect of your game. I have a track record of successfully shipping products. I enjoy working on challenging problems and helping bring projects to life. LinkedIn:

$85.00 /hr
7 hours

Oleg Knaus

Oleg Knaus Agency Contractor

Adobe AIR (AS3, Flex, Starling) Developer

Russia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

Over the last 6 years I have developed a wide range of Flash applications using AS3, in connection with PHP, and MySQL, including games for social networks, small interactive web-applications and Android games. My core competency lies in expirence in Adobe Flash technology, and I am seeking opportunities to build Flash ActionScript, mxml, or HaXe applications, or Android games/programms . I also have an experience in the following areas: MySQL, PHP, C++, Java, JavaScript, OOP. I've worked on different IDE's like Flash Professional, Flash Builder, Flash Develop and IDEA I also have an experience in using Starling and FeathersUI frameworks, Parsley and StarlingMVC structural frameworks

Associated with: itWorks mobile

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
457 hours

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.

96% Job Success
$55.56 /hr
1,772 hours