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Charles Stone

Charles Stone

Game Designer

United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

I am a junior game designer, recently graduated from Champlain College with a bachelor of science degree in game design and a specialization in systems and narrative design. I have a diverse set of skills related both to game design and general creative writing and am proficient with various programs associated with game design. I am a creative and driven individual who, while still learning, will be a strong asset to any project.

$30.00 /hr
20 hours

Kristy Keown

Kristy Keown

Website, Brand & Marketing Services

United Kingdom - Portfolio: 11

PASSION +GREAT DESIGN Passion and design are two of the most powerful forces out there and I have both! My specialty is creating great brand identity designs for print, the web, or both. My vision isn't complicated: keep doing what we love and make clients happy along the way! The only thing missing is you. Kristy - the founder and primary contact has worked for a number of large companies in marketing before going freelance as a website and graphic designer. She is currently a Wix Pro Designer and her clients range from small local businesses to large international companies.

$33.00 /hr
5 hours

Muhammad Usman

Muhammad Usman

Web Developer & Creative solution provider

Pakistan - Tests: 5

I am computer science graduate, can provide and develop solutions of different problems related to Software/App/web development. I am good in developing Algorithms.. Also, I can provide excellent quality research work and administration services specially to start-ups!

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
33 hours

Michael Adams

Michael Adams Agency Contractor

Expert web design, code and content creation specializing in Wordpress

United States - Portfolio: 7

Greetings! Girl in Paris design is a creative studio with established talent.Our lead designer has over 13 years of web design and development. The portfolio under her belt includes clients from around the world who are in love with our client inspired approach. Our creative writer is a published author of a book with critic accolades who also has a screenplay that is currently in pre-production in Hollywood! Available for hire and for ghostwriting. Please visit our website at for up to date portfolio additions.

Associated with: Girl in Paris

$40.00 /hr
23 hours

Valerie C.

Valerie C.

Here for all your graphic design needs

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

I am a freelance graphic designer with four years of academic design experience. I have created content for several organizations that have driven positive results.

$15.56 /hr
37 hours

Jayne Kinard

Jayne Kinard

From one thing learn many

United States

I'm a writer and digital guru with a science and engineering background. Utilized for copy sometimes, and for code other times, I see the two as going together if that makes any sense. Look no further unless you need a large team composed for greatness.

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
518 hours

Brandon Simonds

Brandon Simonds

Veteran Game Designer

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

Veteran game designer with over 15 years’ experience designing highly successful video games across multiple platforms and genres. Expert user experience creator with an eye for clean, engaging, and intuitive interface designs. Creative and technical expertise seamlessly blends for rapid design, iteration, and prototyping new concepts. Continual involvement in social media, industry trends, and emerging technology. Adept at gamification, monetization, and free-to-play design methodologies.

79% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
25 hours

Kyle Holmquist

Kyle Holmquist

Writer / Narrative Designer

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

I'm an award-winning video game writer with over 5 years of professional writing experience. I've shipped multiple games and apps, and have experience writing for every aspect of a game, from cutscenes and fictional histories to marketing and website copy. I have a ton of experience writing scripts, short stories, and marketing copy.

$16.67 /hr
3 hours

Dimitri D.

Dimitri D. Agency Contractor

Game Designer

France - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

I fell in love with videogames with (Super) Street Fighter 2 in 1994. Since then, I’m obsessed with games creation in all its forms and platforms. What I particularly like is testing and iterating new systems and the teamwork process that transform a simple idea into a finished game. My goal is to build a long lasting relationship with my clients. Key Skills - Rational Design : Difficulty Balancing, Rythm, Variety Distribution and Player Progression. - Game Mechanism : Creation, iteration and balancing - Versatile : Able to fit in different places with the same motivation and willingness to learn, no matter the type of game or Team Size - Management : Able to organize, manage and motivate people to work toward a same goal. Monetization : Elaboration of economic model, Data mining analyze.

Associated with: Amerald Inc Agency

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
4,784 hours