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  1. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 4

    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
  2. Aleksey S.

    Aleksey S.

    Software Engineer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

    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
    3,781 hours
    4.94
  3. Sergey Lalov

    Sergey Lalov

    Corona SDK, iOS, Android Game Developer

    Russia - Last active: 19 days 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. My website - http://spiralcodestudio.com/

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $55.56 /hr
    658 hours
    5.00
  4. Maya Milusheva

    Maya Milusheva

    Top 10 Game Developer

    Bulgaria - Last active: 2 days 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.

    Groups: Upwork Verified Mobile Developers

    $38.89 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00
  5. Charl van Wyk

    Charl van Wyk

    Creative Direction | Consulting & Design

    South Africa - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 56

    designbuoy ~ creative lifesaving www.behance.net/designbuoy As a designer I love to collaborate with people, using the creative process to find new ideas and innovative solutions to design challenges, I call this ~ creative lifesaving. I am passionate about People, Creativity, Design, Innovation, Technology & South Africa. SERVICES Creative Direction (Ideation) Brand Design (Strategy & Development) Product Design (Strategy & Development) Digital Design (UX & UI / User Experience & User Interface) Mobile Application Design (iOS, Android & Windows Phone) Game Design (Mobile Devices) Print Design (Graphic Design) Illustration (Traditional & Digital) Visualisation (Information Design) DESIGNBUOY | CREATIVE LIFESAVING DESIGN Studio www.designbuoy.co.za DESIGN Experience www.linkedin.com/in/designbuoy DESIGN Portfolio www.behance.net/designbuoy DESIGN Sensibility www.pinterest.com/designbuoy DESIGN Thoughts twitter - designbuoy WORK ETHIC | BUSINESS ETIQUETTE | AVAILABILITY I am a very approachable individual, forthcoming and open to engage with people. I am also a professional designer, I conduct myself and schedule my time like a professional design studio. In a business relationship I follow appropriate business etiquette and schedule meetings accordingly. I am available on Skype / Gmail during studio hours and I will always make myself available to communicate with my clients. I am available for short, medium and long-term projects and I am always interested in new project opportunities. 08:00am - 12:00pm | 02:00pm - 06:00pm | Cape Town (UTC +2) North America | Europe | South Africa | Asia | Australasia

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Corona Labs...

    $44.44 /hr
    1,237 hours
    4.95
  6. Sergey Y.

    Sergey Y.

    iOS / OS X verified developer

    Russia - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 10

    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. My portfolio: http://indiemindie.com

    Groups: Coding Champs, Upwork Verified Mobile Developers

    $44.44 /hr
    576 hours
    4.81
  7. Roberto Garrido

    Roberto Garrido

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

    Spain - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    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, Unity 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

    Groups: Upwork Verified Mobile Developers

    $39.99 /hr
    2,110 hours
    5.00
  8. Sam N.

    Sam N.

    Mobile/Game/Desktop App Developer, VR Enthusiast

    Ukraine - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm experienced Android app developer and desktop app developer(Java, C#, C++). Currently mastering game development Unreal Engine 4 (mostly for Oculus Rift Virtual Reality apps) I'm self-motivated and responsible, as well as able to pick up new skills quickly. I'm always doing my best to achieve goals and I'm always generating new ideas to improve the products I'm developing. Currently I'm most interested in Android app development projects where image processing and OpenGL rendering is involved. Another field of interest is VR app development for Oculus Rift. My skillset: - Android app development ( native + ndk + renderscript + OpenGL ES) - Image processing ( +OpenCV ) - Java - OpenGL - Virtual Reality app development (using Unreal Engine 4) - Game development (libGDX, Unreal Engine 4) - C++ - CUDA - C#, .Net

    $35.00 /hr
    277 hours
    5.00
  9. Patrick F.

    Patrick F.

    iPhone / iPad / Game Development Rockstar

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    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
  10. 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
    4.97