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  1. Karl O.

    Karl O.

    UI/UX Designer and Developer

    Sweden - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a digital product designer and web developer from Sweden. I follow the principles of user-centered design to understand your user and business goals. I possess a wide skill set, ranging from graphic and interaction design, to web and mobile application development. Please visit http://karlo.dunked.com/ to see more of my recent work, and don't hesitate to get in touch to have a chat about how I can help out with your next project!

    $75.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Kyrylo Polezhaiev

    Kyrylo Polezhaiev Agency Contractor

    Streaming Solutions and Mobile Apps

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 18

    Interested in video streaming and audio processing projects, mobile apps and back-ends development, systems interaction and API design. I can lead your project and attach other developers if needed. My primary skills: GStreamer, GTK+ (I love whole Gnome stack) and Qt. Also experienced in Cocos2d-x, Cocoa Touch, Win32 API, POSIX, HTTP, SOAP. My current languages are C/C++ (11 years of experience), Objective C and Vala. Learning Python now and wanna learn Ruby later. Had experience with Pascal and Delphi (starting from 2003), HLSL, GLSL, Simula, Octave, VisSim and few assemblers. I am very comfortable with PC and Mac, different IDEs (Visual Studio, Xcode, Qt Creator), version control systems (Subversion, Git), Linux administration. I have several devices for testing: Lumia 800, Lumia 920, Lumia 830, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014, Google Nexus 7 2013 and even Samsung RD PQ with Tizen on a board. Previously, I was a video game programmer, but now I wanna move away from games a bit. So now please bother me only with unusual and fun game ideas :)

    Groups: Coding Champs

    Associated with: Cryter

    $36.00 /hr
    512 hours
    4.97
  3. Mohammad Ali

    Mohammad Ali

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

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - 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
    2,845 hours
    5.00
  4. Ana Sârbescu

    Ana Sârbescu

    Games Development Assistant Producer

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    My main experience is in quality assurance, but more user experience oriented. Have worked for more than 5 years in the games industry and tried to specialize on product management, reaching out to the clients' needs. Have work in this direction as clients relations and support, as well as designing and improving games and games website. From the technical point of view, i am experienced in implementing and improving Testing processes under agile methodologies, as well as performing manual and automated testing, both desktop and mobile, especially games and e-commerce applications, but not only. Looking forward to find projects that empower the creativeness of the team and the will of giving their best for good results, where self improvement is a must and the accent is put on teamwork.

    $22.22 /hr
    3,839 hours
    5.00
  5. Kolumban Lehel

    Kolumban Lehel

    Mobile and web game developer

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - 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
  6. Patrick F.

    Patrick F.

    iPhone / iPad / Game Development Rockstar

    United States - Last active: 1 month 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
  7. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Last active: 3 months ago - 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
  8. Hjupter Cerrud

    Hjupter Cerrud

    Game Developer - Web/Flash Designer Expert

    Panama - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am 28 yo guy who live in Panama, a self taught developer and designer with a passionate sense of detail, pixel perfection and well understanding of web based and game projects. With 12+ years of experience, I feel adept at using vast array of methods to achieve my projects. I am looking to collaborate on challenging projects. This is my portfolio: http://www.hjupterc.com I do have experience with graphics, networking, gameplay, AI, UI with Unity 3D. Here you can see 2 of my own projects, on this projects I've done almost everything including: gameplay, networking, UI art and code, logo, except models, music and sound fx. http://game.infestedland.com http://www.ninjapvp.com I'm also author of few asset at the unity asset store: https://www.assetstore.unity3d.com/#/publisher/3171 Linkedin: http://pa.linkedin.com/in/hjupter/

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $27.78 /hr
    559 hours
    5.00
  9. Rodrigo A.

    Rodrigo A. Agency Contractor

    Game Programmer (Gameplay, UI, Server, AI)

    Brazil - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 13

    I'm a Computer Scientist who loves passing long hours studying hard about technology and has been developing software and games with a big passion for several years. 8 years ago, I started diving into the fantastic world of software engineering, developing systems, websites and apps using Java and other weighty programming languages, like C++, C#, Python, Ruby, Lua and Javascript (Web). In 2010 I started studying continuously about game development, becoming and enthusiast game programmer (freelancing since January 2012) on my spare time, using XNA, Android, OpenGL, Unity 3D and CoronaSDK. Abilities: - Develop games using the best techniques and patterns out in the game industry - Design and develop game frameworks - Solution Architecture for Games - Game Development Consultant (Best practices, game structure and architecture, game interface, game design documents, game mechanics, solve performance issues) - Create UI using Photoshop - Sound production for video games Web Development / Apps: JavaEE, JSE, Javascript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, AJAX, XML, Json, Hibernate, JPA, CDI, REST, Vraptor, Struts, Eclipse, Netbeans, IntelliJ, JasperReports, IReport, Android SDK, HTML5, Sitemesh, MySql, SqlServer, PostgreSql, Oracle DB Developer, JSP, JSTL, Jenkins, Maven, GIT, SVN, TomCat, GlassFish, JBoss, Grails, Groovy, Spock, Geb

    Associated with: JellyCubeGames

    $33.33 /hr
    2 hours
    4.92
  10. Iurii Z.

    Iurii Z.

    iOS | Mac | C++ | OpenGL | DirectX

    Lithuania - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

    Specialties: C++11, Objective-C Windows / Mac OS / iOS Technologies: Advanced low-level computer graphics (DirectX, OpenGL, OpenGL ES 2.0, GLSL, HLSL) Third-party engines: (Cocos2d-x, Cocos2d-iphone, Marmalade, Unity 3d, Ogre, Box2d, Bullet) 2d/3d engines development from scratch / cocos2d-x modifications (batch rendering optimizations, advanced shaders development, real-time texture atlas constructions, resource management, advanced post-processing system) iOS (advanced Grand Central Dispatch, multi-threaded Core Data, UIKit optimizations, Instagram, Facebook, Game Center integration, Camera GPU manipulation, NEON, CPU/GPU profiling, Photoshop to iOS export plug-in development, Web-based app development, etc)

    $66.67 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00