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Andrey K.

Andrey K.

Programmer / Developer

Kazakhstan - Portfolio: 13

Skills and competences Objective-C, iOS development: 4 years of experience Programmer Building Java applications with Java 6/7 and MySQL, Oracle: 9+ years Experience with REST, JSON-RPC, XML, JSP, Core Data, SSL. Experience in a number of other languages: C++, HTML, SQL, C#, ... Experience with graphic designs' programs: Photoshop, Corel Draw, Maya. Database expertise: primarily in MySQL / Oracle - Design, Index design, Performance optimization. Project management experience in managing in-house and remote teams: 2+ years. Professional experience iOS developer & publisher From September 2010 to the present Building and publishing iOS applications, iOS consultancy. Developed and published 20+ own titles on the App Store: “Reach the Moon”, “Jigtris Puzzle”, “Terrtris”, “Antonyms”, “Don't touch my FISH”, “JustWords.”, “Math Brainiac” etc. Developed and published 10+ titles for other companies on the App Store “”, “Tengrinews for iPhone”, “WorldClass Almaty”, “NinjaMyApp SDK”, “Heaven & Hell”, “Hippie Trip”, “Just Timer”, “Word Monster” etc. From October 2007 to November 2011 Senior Software Engineer / (Java, Oracle, JSON, Protobuf, SSL, Digital signature-GOST, Objective-C) Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Responsibilities: • New software design & development from the beginning and throughout the development life-cycle • Existing System maintenance, troubleshooting, optimization, and 3rd line support • Interfacing with Internal clients, Stock Exchanges, Data consumers and other project stakeholders Developed and published FIX Getaway for MarketData distribution, FIX Getaway for trading, trading terminal STrade, mobile trading terminal MTrade. From August 2004 to October 2007 Software Engineer / (Assembler, C, DDK, SoftICE, WinDBG, Java) BIPS /Escape Driver development for Windows / Linux platforms IPW PCMCIA, USB modems. Education and training Kainar University 2000 – 2004 Specialties: Information System. Qualification: Specialist of information technology computing and networks Courses Oracle certified courses 1Z0-001-002 SQL and PL/SQL

$22.22 /hr
96 hours

Alexander Akhmetzyanov

Alexander Akhmetzyanov

Adobe Flash ActionScript Developer

Thailand - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 19

My work experience spans all possible directions of flash development: banners, animation, presentations, websites, GUI, all kind of players, all kind of games and e-learning multimedia. No matter what the project is I am always ready to do my best because I take pride in my work. I am currently in search of new projects, engagements and opened to any opportunities.

$24.44 /hr
0 hours

Rekha D.

Rekha D.

Mobile games/2D Artist

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 37

I am a graphic artist with 7+ years of rich experience in graphics design/ mobile game design. I have worked on more than 500+ live games/apps for iOS/google app stores. I work as full-time freelancer so I'm completely dedicated to your needs. My prime focus is client’s satisfaction. I only bid when I truly feel I can provide the project at hand with 100% expertise.

100% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
37 hours

Naveed S.

Naveed S.

Software/Web/Mobile Development, 3D Animation, WebGL, Cesium

Pakistan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 84

I am Enthusiastic & Keen. . . . . Analytical mind, Good communication skills, creative, constructive, original thinker. . . . Confident & Quick dedication, Action responsible. . . . . Like to assign challenging job involving important results regarding imaginative solutions.. . . . . Ability to work under deadlines. I have 15 years of experience in software/mobile/web design and development. I have expertise in design and development of mobile applications (iPhone/iPad, android, blackberry and windows phone), web applications, websites, desktop applications and 3D design and simulation/animation. I have skills in cesiumjs, webgl, html5, css3, bootstrap, javascript, jquery mobile, yui library, rss feeds, RESTful api, sencha touch, extjs, sencha animator, phonegap, graphics, andriod development, andriod sdk, iphone sdk, objective-c, xcode, photoshop, c++, java, jsp, php, mysql, flex, ruby on rails, arcglobe, arcgis. Also I am a guitar player and a musician.

Groups: BoonEx, concrete5...

83% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,831 hours

Balvinder Bassi

Balvinder Bassi Agency Contractor

Tech Lead ios+android+unity3D+AfterEffects

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

After many years of working as an Executive and Technical Director I took a leap of faith as an entrepreneur - in 2012. Since then, I have been building long term relationships with my esteemed clients through efficient and quality delivery process. During this period we have developed a wide range of apps and games for clients in the USA. My strength lies in complete end-end management of a complex projects. My desire for building, exploration and execution has never been greater and I am now seeking opportunities to build the most reliable, scalable apps for providers on Upwork. Personality Traits - Client-orientation, Command Respect, Strong communication skills, Foresight, Organised, Detail Oriented, Empathy Total Experience in IT Service Industry - 17 years Experience as "full-length animation movie" Technical Director - 7 years Experience in AfterEffects - 17 years Experience in Unity3D - 5 years Experience in IOS Development - 3 years Experience in Android Development - 2 years

Associated with: Xeemu Studios

76% Job Success
$26.00 /hr
19 hours

Sergey Aleynik

Sergey Aleynik

Android developer and network engineer

Russia - Tests: 1

Software and network engineer with 11+ years experience. Highly motivated self-organized professional. Mobile Apps Development (Android) Comprehensive knowledge of network client-server communication. Quick learner, able to integrate easily into teams, has the ability to design and implement solutions to complex problems. Technical skills include: - Core Java programming - Java collections, java concurrent - Multi-threading - Android SDK (Fragments API, SQLite, UI, Widgets, etc…) - ORMLite - Volley - Roboguice - Material design - Animations - Custom UI components - Git - Google Play - AdMob - Linux - FreeBSD - LAMP - xen-hypervisor - Postfix mail server - Bacula - Cisco ( routers, switches, VoIP, WIFI ) - Avaya(VoIP, DECT) - Asterisk - network protocols(SMTP, HTTP, FTP, etc.) and formats(JSON, XML, etc.) - Windows network services. - Windows OS.

$25.00 /hr
0 hours

Mir Ashiful Karim

Mir Ashiful Karim Agency Contractor

3D Visualizer and animator

Bangladesh - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

Since I was 14, I had this strong decision that made my aim to be a CG Artist. My objective is to become a better CGArtist and work with the bests to create my identity. I believe in discipline and since Iam a freelancer I have always tried to meet my deadline, and have tried to maintain sound relationship with my clients by delivering the outputs on time and I have earned their trust by showing true professionalism.

Associated with: pixelMotionArt

90% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,309 hours

Kristina Gomez

Kristina Gomez

children's book illustrator

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

Hello guys, I'm an illustrator from Philippines specializing in children's book illustrations, toony and whimsical character designs and production concept art. Drawing is my passion since I was a little kid, I've been inspired and motivated to draw and visualize art in any form. If you need an illustrator that would turn your stories into a vibrant illustrations done in lush colors and creative styles that will bring your characters to life, allowing them to leap off the pages of imagination; then contact me. thanks

$10.00 /hr
0 hours