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  1. Laxmikant T.

    Laxmikant T.

    Expert Game Tester (Windows/Linux/iOS/Android)

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    Professionally active into ITES and Gaming Industry since year 1999. Member of Gaming & Animation Committee of MCCIA, India. High premium on providing exclusive gaming services. Also worked in Technical Support services for online games. Particularly interested in QA Testing projects of related to Games and Interactive Applications on all the platforms (especially PC, MAC, Linux, iOS and Android). Good experience in Game QC & QA on most platforms, Focus Groups and MMOG Testing. Currently involved in QA Testing of VR technologies, Android consoles, testing of new gaming technologies and game controllers. With help of my team, I have tested over 600 games, interactive applications and portals by end of year 2014. Please check my LinkedIn profile on www.linkedin.com/in/lbthipse to know more about me and recommendations received by me.

    $25.00 /hr
    111 hours
    5.00
  2. Diogo Braga

    Diogo Braga

    Game Developer

    Portugal - Last active: 08/11/2014 - Tests: 2

    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. 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
  3. Monica Gerchinhoren

    Monica Gerchinhoren

    Mobile Developer and Tester

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm a System Engineer with 10 years of experience. Over the last 6 years I have developed and tested a wide reange of mobile applications in the main platforms iOS and Android. You can check my portfolio and my linked in profile ar.linkedin.com/in/monicagerchinhoren/ Y have several mobile devices phones and tablets I'm very responsible and proactive.

    $13.33 /hr
    1,007 hours
    4.75
  4. 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
  5. Ana Sârbescu

    Ana Sârbescu

    Games Development Assistant Producer

    Macedonia - Last active: 12 hours 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
    3,842 hours
    5.00
  6. Dmitry F.

    Dmitry F. Agency Contractor

    iOS (including Apple Watch), Android, Windows Phone expert

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 21

    Tachyon Labs, Ltd. is a outsourcing company based in Novosibirsk, Russia. Our team consists of experts with many years of experience in mobile development and design for mobile platforms. Our goal is to develop unique applications for our clients just in time and for the best price. In addition, we always care about the quality of our projects. All of our products are made with love and hight attention to detail. That is why most of our clients become constant partners. We produce the most rigorous selection of our team of graduates of the best universities of Novosibirsk, our employees have specialized education in mathematics and information technology, have at least a Bachelor's degree and are able to solve any non-standard tasks. We provide the following services: - iOS application development: our team consists of experts in the field of developing applications for Apple's mobile devices, they perfectly know Objective-C and the most commonly used frameworks; - Developing applications for Android: our developers are able to create any application for phones, and tablets running Android. We use Java and Android SDK, as well as C/C++ if an application requires the use of native code; - Developing applications for Windows Phone: if you need an application for OS from Microsoft our C++ and C# developers for your services. Our highly experienced developers perfectly know all aspects of design and development for Windows Phone, including the application publishing in the Marketplace; - Web development: highly experienced PHP and Python developers ready to develop any Web services and CMS for your mobile applications, and we can always help you with configuring your server and the deployment on it; - Design: our team consists of designers with years of experience in the design of mobile applications (with strong UX) and graphics for games (2D and 3D graphics); - Porting applications: we are always ready to port an application from one platform to another; - Quality control: our QA team carefully examines all the applications developed by our company to provide you with the most stable product. We have been working on various applications: - Reference apps; - News apps; - Sports applications; - Educational apps for children; - Applications for the online stores; - Application to search for restaurants and order food; - Mobile clients for social networks; - A variety of exciting games for all age groups; - And many other types of applications. We work with the most modern technologies, our employees are always exploring new technologies and improving their knowledge, being experts in the following areas: - Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows 8, Windows Phone, MacOS X, Web; - Programming languages: C, C++, Objective-C, Java, PHP, Python, Javascript, C#, LUA; - iOS: Objective-C, MapKit, UIKit, StoreKit, GameCenter, In-App Purchases, integration with social networks, Client-Server, JSON, XML, image processing, Cocos2D, CoreGraphics, CoreAnimation, CodeData, OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0, iAd, AVFoundation and more; - Android: Java, Google Maps, AdMob, Android Billing, integration with social networks, Client-Server, JSON, XML, OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0 and much more; - Web: PHP, Python, MySQL, CodeIgniter, Symfony 2, Apache, XML-RPC, XML, JSON and more. Payment Terms For small projects (up to $ 1000), we prefer the following scheme of payment: 50% upfront and 50% on completion of the project. For larger projects we develop a plan that includes a 10-15% upfront, as well as several milestones with the exact schedule and list of functionalities to be ready at the milestone completion. And of course we are always open for discussions and are ready to offer the most convenient and advantageous for you conditions.

    Associated with: Tachyon Labs, Ltd

    $50.00 /hr
    87 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. Kyle W.

    Kyle W.

    Experienced Corona Mobile Game and App Programmer with Benefits

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Portfolio: 7

    Hello! I'm an experienced and published mobile app and game developer. I've primarily used the Corona SDK for my cross platform game development. I've worked extensively on: * Box2D physics * Many of the Corona plugins (analytics, Facebook, all Ad platforms, etc.) * Cloud services (AppWave and App42, etc.) * Real-time multiplayer * In-app Purchasing * Push notifications * Advertising monetization (video, banner, interstitial, incentive) * Data storage (SQLite, JSON, cloud) Aside from coding, I also do quite a bit of drawing for basic graphic assets. I've done 100% of the assets for each of my games. I wouldn't call my design abilities a core strength rather a supporting ability where I can draw UI controls, basic sprites, etc. without the need for an artist. I'm available full time or as needed starting any time. No preference for team size or project stage. I work well with small or large teams and don't mind jumping into an existing codebase or starting from scratch. As for the **benefits**, I also have an existing codebase for general services that I don't mind reusing (with no licensing attached). Services include: * Complete In-App purchasing store * Real-time multiplayer framework * Push notifications and deep linking * Cloud based promotional services * Progression features including player profiles, leveling, perks and rewards, etc. * Facebook Login integration * Analytics Prior to the recent time I've spent developing games, I worked as a lead engineer in the mobile telecom world for over 12 years as a server side enterprise Java developer and SDK/tools developer. **Portfolio** I have 15 games published on the Google Play store, and 15 on the App Store as well. These games were all solo projects. I've done all design, development, and publishing. Google Play Developer Profile - https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Mass+Deception+Games iTunes Developer Profile - https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/kyle-wilgus/id770274910

    $40.00 /hr
    74 hours
    0.00
  9. Wilson P.

    Wilson P. Agency Contractor

    C/C++/OpenGL/Network Programmer

    India - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a C/C++ programmer with fair experience in Java and HTML/CSS/Javascript. I specialize in algorithm intensive game physics and ai, desktop applications using wxWidgets, machine learning and C++ based web development targetted for ASPs. Over past 2 years I have 1) Developed from scratch the physics and character maker for a 2D massively multiplayer game. 2) Developed Opensource web application framework in C++ which implements the fastcgi protocol and is designed to solve the c10k problem. 3) GUI for several desktop trading applications using wxWidgets.

    Associated with: Kefas Softwares

    $22.22 /hr
    2,538 hours
    0.00