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Holban Theodor-Mihail

Holban Theodor-Mihail

Experienced iOS, Android and Windows Phone Developer

Romania - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Hi, I'm working on development industry for over 6 years. Over the past years I worked for many clients and companies, and I have successfully finished a lot of projects. With Unity I have more than 4 years experience, with different platforms like iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Windows Phone. My experience contains many programming languages like: C#, JS, .Net, PHP, MySql. HTML. I am devoted, serious and I'm seeking for long term relations.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,175 hours

Patrick F.

Patrick F.

Experienced Senior Game Developer

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

I've been a professional game developer for over 10 years now. I've worked on AAA games at large companies including Sony and Rockstar and smaller scale games with indie teams. I've done a wide range of projects from hardcore games to children's educational apps. I'm a regular jack of all trades with experience in senior and lead roles, comfortable working on any aspect of your game. I have a track record of successfully shipping products. I enjoy working on challenging problems and helping bring projects to life. LinkedIn:

$85.00 /hr
7 hours

Alexey Shestakov

Alexey Shestakov Agency Contractor

Senior Programmer/Developer


I'm passionate about games application. I have been successfully developing MMO FPS "stalker-online" for more than last year from the start of project. I'm working on all of basic mechanics and tools to create interesting game process and productive work of game designers. Also i have a more than 6 years experience in network administration, that allows me to create network stable code. More than wich, i have a small experience in game design to help designers create an interesting mechanics. I'm experienced in C#, Python and familiar with BigWorld Engine and Unity.

Associated with: PyPie

$20.00 /hr
1,503 hours

Alexander Kozlov

Alexander Kozlov

Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

Russia - 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.

96% Job Success
$55.56 /hr
1,772 hours

Nol Limprasert

Nol Limprasert

Website/Android/Backend Developer

Thailand - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

I graduated bachelor degree in Computer Engineering and have 7 years frontend/backend in website. For mobile, I have been Android developer for 3 years. Many projects finished by PHP,Javascript,JQuery,HTML,CSS,Android Game,Android native UI,NodeJS. I am a quick computer technology learner ,so project can finish quickly. Looking for Website/Android (frontend or backend) developer jobs.

$9.80 /hr
32 hours

Ruslan Latypov

Ruslan Latypov

Software Engineer


I'm a versatile and analytical Software Engineer with a solid mathematical background and with a practical hands-on approach. I always persevere to achieve the best results. I'm able and like to collect and analyze information, digest facts and quickly and elaborate solve/fix complex issues. Specialties: Languages: - Expert: C/C++, PL/pgSQL - Intermediate: PHP, Scala - Beginner: Go

$17.00 /hr
0 hours

Luuk Waarbroek

Luuk Waarbroek

Experienced game developer

Netherlands - Portfolio: 1

I am a game developer who has worked with Unity for about 4 years. I can create projects from the bare idea till the game is published in the app store. I earned my stripes at several game companies and released games for xbox360, ps3, steam, tablet working under publishing companies like EA games & Microsoft. I am looking for the following projects: * Unity * VR * Game programming * Game development * Prototyping * Networking

$44.44 /hr
0 hours

Duc Truong

Duc Truong

iOS, Mobile Game, C++, Image Processing, Algorithm Developer

Vietnam - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

2 years of experience in iOS/MacOS Development 2 years of experience in Game Development with Cocos2dx & Unity3D Cross-Platforms Experienced in OpenSource, Networking, and Framework Programming Experienced in Scripting & Automation Testing with Code Editors Experienced in Debugging & Analyzing tools, Graphic Editors 13 research/enterprise projects, durations from 2 - 14 months, team size 1 - 6 people 6 useful Apps on Apple Appstore, Appstore Submission

$20.00 /hr
0 hours