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  1. Aleksey S.

    Aleksey S.

    Software Engineer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    Over the last 5 years, I was involved in development of a wide range of software using Adobe Flex/AIR, Microsoft .Net, С++. My core competency lies in front-end web development via Adobe Flex and desktop application development via Adobe AIR, Microsoft .Net and C++. I have Master of Science in Applied Mathematics degree. I am am seeking opportunities to use my knowledge in real-world applications.

    $55.56 /hr
    3,857 hours
    4.94
  2. Maicon Brauwers

    Maicon Brauwers

    Mobile apps and games developer

    Brazil - Last active: 26 days ago - 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.

    $100.00 /hr
    67 hours
    4.64
  3. Roberto Garrido

    Roberto Garrido

    Mobile and Desktop Software Engineer - C/C++ OpenGL iOS Android Unity

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I am a Mobile and Desktop Software Engineer looking for new challenges everyday. My main interests are focused on 2D/3D and mobile videogame programming. I am one of the Top Rated freelancers here in oDesk. Applications: Videogames, Games, 3D Editors, Medical Applications Programming languages: C/C++, Objective-C, Java, C#, Visual Basic Frameworks/APIs: OpenGL, ARToolkit, Cocos2dx, UIKit, Qt, Ogre, VTK, ITK, OpenSceneGraph, Unity3D, WebGL, Three.js Platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Android, iOS Programming Tools: XCode, Visual Studio, Eclipse, AppCode I have a portfolio of videos showing my background on mobile, graphics and videogame programming. Devices I own: iPhone 5S, iPad Air (Retina Display), iPad Mini (Non Retina Display), Android Xiaomi MI 2S, Macbook Pro (Retina Display), PC with Linux & Windows 7 installed. More info on my website: http://robertogarrido.com

    $39.99 /hr
    2,185 hours
    4.83
  4. Sergey Y.

    Sergey Y.

    iOS/OSX software developer

    Russia - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 14

    Over 5 years of iOS, MAC OSX and Android apps and games development experience with Objective-C, Swift, Java, C#, Unity3d. I have successfully deployed projects that involve integration of OCR (Optical Character Recognition), Parse.com, Testflight, Dropbox, Microsoft Live, Outlook, iCloud, In-App purchases, Push notifications, HandOff, image/video processing. I am also proficient with ASP.NET, JSON, XML, Python, Selenium and other technologies. Currently I only develop native applications for iPhone, iPad, iWatch and MAC. My portfolio: http://indiemindie.com

    Groups: Coding Champs

    $50.00 /hr
    902 hours
    4.84
  5. Maya Milusheva

    Maya Milusheva

    Top 10 Mobile Game Developer

    Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 10

    I aim to create addictive and high quality games. Several of the games that I developed for clients got featured by Apple and I am in top 10 in the "Game Programming Concepts Test". I have deep knowledge in the whole process of developing and releasing a game and I always strive to educate my clients in all steps of the game development process so that we make a great product. I have experience with game logic, engine development, graphics programming and tools. My primary languages are C/C++ and Objective-C and I'm proficient in various iOS game engines, DirectX and GPU programming. oDesk has recognized me as one of their top Mobile Developers. See the badge on the right of my profile for more information.

    $38.89 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00
  6. Sergey Lalov

    Sergey Lalov

    Corona SDK, iOS, Android Game Developer

    Russia - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

    Expert in Lua and Corona SDK. Developing cross-platform mobile apps and games. iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android. Earned Corona Ambassador title. Advanced skills in making native plugins for Corona Enterprise (Objective-C, Java, C). Using Go and Google App Engine for backend development. Great programming background: C, Python, JavaScript, PHP. Expert in networking: TCP, UDP, HTTP, REST, JSON, etc... Expert in Linux based OS (Ubuntu Server is preferable). Advanced skills in Graphics Design - Photoshop, Pixelmator and iDraw. I have a technical blog on my website, you can google it by "Spiral Code Studio".

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $55.56 /hr
    658 hours
    5.00
  7. Timothy B.

    Timothy B.

    C# / VB.NET developer specializing in desktop and gaming applications.

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Hello, I am Timothy B., and I am here to help you with your next software project. I'm a C# developer, based out of the US. I have over 10 years experience. I began my journey with C# and the .NET framework in 2004. Before that, I worked with various flavors of BASIC, going as far back as the Commodore 64 and Amiga computers. My main love and focus has always been Game Development. But over the years I have amassed experience covering a wide range of technologies and applications, including: - C# / VB.NET / Python / Boo - Windows Forms / Win32 - ASP.NET ( Web Pages, Razor ) - HTML / CSS / Javascript - OpenGl / OpenAl - SDL / Glfw - Blitz Basic - C - Android - ...And more! Please see my portfolio for some small samples of my work. If you require custom programming, and want it done right, hire me! Whether you're building an application from scratch, or just need maintenance and bug fixing, I am ready to assist you. I take great pride in my work, and strive to give my customers outstanding results and service. I realize navigating the technology "jungle" can be an intimidating and exhausting process. So if you need a little guidance, thats fine. I'd be happy to sitdown with you, and workout a solution, suitable to your needs. So what are you waiting for? Get in touch today!

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Patrick F.

    Patrick F.

    iPhone / iPad / Game Development Rockstar

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a regular jack of all trades. I've worked on games for PC/Mac, games for the web, games for consoles, and games for mobile devices. I have experience in senior and lead roles and a track record of successfully shipping products. I enjoy working on challenging problems and helping bring projects to life. Specialties: Game programming, performance analysis, optimization, SIMD programming, Unity3D, iOS & mobile LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickflanagan

    $85.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  9. Bisher Tarakji

    Bisher Tarakji

    R&D Software Engineer

    Jordan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

    I'm a software engineer and a computer scientist with over 15+ years of experience in C++, Java, AI, computer graphics and image processing.Over the course of my career I have successfully created and delivered high end software for the desktop, web and mobile platforms. I hold a Masters degree in Computer and Data Security and two Bsc. degrees in computer science and electronic engineering and have taught computer science for over 4 years to undergraduate students.

    $55.56 /hr
    6 hours
    4.98
  10. Kurt Waldowski

    Kurt Waldowski

    Programmer, Designer, and Artist || kwaldo.com

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Kurt Waldowski is a multi-talented developer that has been creating games, web sites, and web applications for over 5 years. Programmer, designer, and artist, Kurt has taken part in every end of the development process. He is currently attending the University of Michigan to earn his degree in Computer Science. Kurt only bids on projects he is genuinely passionate about, and as a result, he guarantees satisfaction. He often bids with longer time constraints in order to account for potential reiteration. This assures that your vision is brought to life the way it was envisioned.

    $45.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00