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  1. Inseong Ahn

    Inseong Ahn

    Specialist in graphics for creating games

    South Korea - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    Ison Ahn E-mail: ison.ahn@gmail.com Web site: http://ison.me I am a Korean game artist with more than ten years of professional experience, although I started drawing at age 4, while I specialize in 3D. I am able to work in various areas, including computer-generated draft and conceptual art, 2D, dot art, visual effects, and animation. I have developed games using diverse platforms such as Arcade, PC Online, Nintendo DS, Mobile, etc. and have been using Unity 3D engine for five years now. If you are looking for a competent person to bring satisfactory results, please feel free to contact me. I always do my best for my clients, working with professionalism and devotion. I am ready to add my energy and creativity to your projects. My portfolio shows work that is detailed, well- conceived and well-produced. I have developed a knack for graphic art that gamers find both fun and compelling. EXPERIENCE: • Helped create games for Arcade, PC Online, Console, NDS, Mobile • More than 10 years of creating games TOOLS: • Adobe Photoshop • 3DS Max • Unity 3D ABILITIES: • Planning • Design • Rough draft • Conceptual art • 2D jobs (User Interface, Sprite, Dot Art, Original, etc.) • 3D jobs (Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation, Visual Effects) PROJECTS: • Live Action Ping Pong: Physical interactive game (Arcade / 2002 ‒ 2003) • G-Zero: Physical interactive game (Arcade / 2003 ‒ 2004) • XNB online: Racing game (PC in Korea / 2005 ‒ 2007) • DIGIDIGI online: Racing game (PC in Korea / 2007) • Vitamin DS (NDS / 2008) • Tornado DS (NDS / 2008) • Space Cowboy: Rhythm game (Mobile app for IOS / 2010) • Lord of the Bats: One-touch game (Mobile app in Korea / 2010 ‒ 2011) • Princess of Devildom “Evangeline”: Defense game (Mobile app in Korea / 2012) • Piko Pang: Puzzle game (Mobile app in Korea / 2012) • Monster Quest: Turn-based strategy game (Mobile app in Korea / 2012) EDUCATION: BA, Cartoon Art Sunchon University 2006 EMPLOYMENT: Freelance Artist Mar. 2014 ‒ Present PANDORA TV Seongnam-Si Gyeonggi-do, Korea Mar. 2013 ‒ Dec. 2013 Game Art Director IKINA Games Seoul, Korea Nov. 2011 ‒ Dec. 2012 Graphics Team Manager Next Dream Seoul, Korea Oct. 2009 ‒ Oct. 2011 Game Graphics Specialist Skonec Entertainment Inc. Seoul, Korea Dec. 2007 ‒ Jun. 2008 User Interface Designer Inforex Inc. Seoul, Korea Mar. 2007 ‒ Nov. 2007 3D Artist E-realife Seoul, Korea Dec. 2005 ‒ Feb. 2007 3D Artist D-gate Inc. Seoul, Korea Mar. 2002 ‒ Aug. 2004 Game Graphics Artist

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Alexander Gladysh

    Alexander Gladysh Agency Contractor

    Getting things done, smart!

    Russia

    Your project, large or small, in our caring experienced hands. We specialize in high-load web-services, big-data analytics and games — but we're experienced in solving many other IT problems as well. If it can be done, we can do it. For you. Each our engineer is a T-shaped person — with a deep expert understanding of his speciality topic and comprehensive outlook for wide range of related IT fields. Our management are veterans with decades of combined experience in IT and dozens of completed — and failed — projects. We know where the pitfalls are and how to avoid them.

    Associated with: LogicEditor

    $30.00 /hr
    19 hours
    4.89
  3. Varuzhan Sargsyan

    Varuzhan Sargsyan

    C/C++/VC++, C#, Android Java

    Armenia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    Over 5 year I was freelancer and have developed the Android applications. Made few apps which are on Google Play now and which are very perspective projects. And more then one year, I'm working as Senior Android developer in company. Look into my portfolio to find the project links I have freelancer experience working on C# windows forms, WCF, MS SQL Server. Project Internal Audit System with 10.000 clients. Project is working nowdays beginning from 2011. Duration of working period takes more then 2 year. Biginning from 1997, I developed in 3-4 companies and have experience in c/c++ programming language, using all Visual Studio versions. I made a lot of programs for a few companies and a production. Using strong knowledge, experince, my programs made companies work more easy and automated. Also I can speak English, Russian, Armenian, and the draft software for production was made using Russian language(menus, messages and all other tools).

    $20.00 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00
  4. Mohammad Ali

    Mohammad Ali

    Php, Joomla, Boonex, Arca Edirectory, wordpress,Json, Codigniter

    Bangladesh - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

    I have 7+ years experience with web development. I have expertise on large scale web application, casino game server. I have strong expertise on php4/php5, mysql, Joomla, Wordpress, Arca Edirectory, html, css, jquery, jquery mobile,Smarty, Clipshare, Codeigniter and Yii.

    $20.00 /hr
    3,080 hours
    5.00
  5. David Becker

    David Becker

    Experienced Web Master

    United States - Tests: 4

    Over the course of ten years, I have developed and maintained a wide variety of websites and online content. Some of which basic, static sites that are there only to inform, to the truly dynamic and changing sites that fully use the power of PHP, Flash, and MySQL. I have also written over 400 articles for as well as edited and managed over 1500 articles from my team of writers over the last year. All of which driving massive amounts of traffic to the website in forms of new readers and socializing members.

    $27.78 /hr
    235 hours
    0.00
  6. Xing L.

    Xing L.

    Expert Video Developer with full experience

    Singapore - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    Dear Client!  Thanks for your reading my profile.  I am a expert video developer with full of experience like video encording, processing, streaming, uploading and so on.  - 10+ years software development experience  - Experience communicating with both internal and external developers and client  - Action oriented with a proven ability to work in rapidly-changing environment  - Excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to work effectively with all levels of a firm  - Extensive experience working with international resources  Available programming languages and frameworks: -C/C++, Objective C, Java - Php, Mysql, JSP - OpenGL/OpenCV - ffmpeg/libvlc Platforms: -MacOS and iOS(iPhone/iPad)  -Windows -Android/Tablet  -Web Service(Backend/Admin Tool)  Main Technique: - Video capturing with native APIs on multi-platforms - Video encoding/decoding with ffmpeg, libvlc -Video streaming for HLS, RTMP, RTSP, RTP - Video special effects with OpenGL/OpenCV - Video service with server cloud. Specialize in:  - IP Camera streaming system - Video Capturing & Encoding system - Video Recording & Uploading system - Video player on all platform. - Live-Sports Studio system For your solution with high quality and short time, CONTACT ME now!  All the best . Thank you.

    $38.89 /hr
    90 hours
    0.00
  7. Diogo Braga

    Diogo Braga

    Game Developer

    Portugal - Tests: 1

    Over the course of 6 years, I have developed game mechanic engines in game maker for. I have also made a few games for android using game maker as well and I've done a few applications for windows using Visual Studio. I also possess experience in java and c/c++ development, whether it's an application based for consumer purposes or a scientific-driven development. My best skill is making video games using Game Maker and I am looking for opportunities in video game development and desktop application development. I also possess some experience in music composition and vocal singing.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Leandro Wainberg

    Game Developer

    Argentina

    I'm a Game Programmer with 6 years of experience in the industry. I have a degree in Computer Science and several published games for iOS/Android and PC/Mac. My strongest languages are C++ and C# (with Unity3D), but I also have professional experience with ActionScript 3, Torque Game Builder and others. My main interests are Gameplay programming, Multiplayer programming and AI.

    $30.00 /hr
    70 hours
    0.00