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  1. Charles Stone

    Charles Stone

    Game Designer

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - 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
    0.00
  2. Ryan Twombly

    Ryan Twombly

    Software Analyst, Creative Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    Native English-speaking writer and editor who specializes in bringing a unique voice to every project. Experience in fiction, non-fiction, motivational, and technical writing. Programmer with broad experience in back-end eCommerce development and support. 13 years design and implementation of vendor- and customer-facing sales tools, specializing in Python, EDI translation, PL/SQL, C++, JSP, and HTML.

    $30.00 /hr
    487 hours
    5.00
  3. Tim Sawicki

    Tim Sawicki

    WebGL developer and Software Engineer with VR experience

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 4

    My recent work (read: the past 3+ years) has been entirely based in webGL - mostly with 3D models and environments, but also some particle effects. I can work in a number of languages however - and am most familiar with C, C++, GLSL, Java, Python, PHP and Javascript. As a web designer I'm familiar with WebGL implementations, e-commerce, and mySQL database work. I was most recently employed by a virtual reality lab before cuts in funding terminated my position. While there I worked with an accelerometer-based glove apparatus, learned about VR theory and methods of application, worked with a unity-like engine, and modeled in 3DStudioMax and Maya. I was also involved the various upkeep and troubleshooting needs of a VR-capable network of nodes and projectors.

    $50.00 /hr
    680 hours
    4.34
  4. Chelsea O'Neill

    Chelsea O'Neill

    Motivated and Professional

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

    The answer is simple: You need a freelancer who can deliver the best services your money can buy. I understand the need and strive to achieve it. If you want superior quality and someone who'll go the extra mile - then I'm your person. I am a highly motivated professional freelancer and have been self employed for over 4 years. I only apply on jobs I feel confident I can accomplish to the needs of the business/client. My commitment is to provide my clients with excellent quality in a timely manner. Due to this, I will only take on writing about topics I know enough about to write about competently. Since I am a stay at home mom, I am also able to work at any time of the day. My skills cover multiple areas in multimedia, journalism, graphic design, and business administration areas. Computer programs I am proficient include but are not limited to: Photoshop, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, as well as various others. I am fluent in SEO article writing, blogging, as well as other forms of journalism. Let's talk! I look forward to working with you.

    $16.67 /hr
    971 hours
    4.94
  5. Mark Bosire

    Mark Bosire

    Expert Writer: Academic, Techinal, Website and Article Writing.

    Kenya - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    To share my writing skills and competently thrive to achieve success for my clients. I have great writing and verbal skills and the experience acquired over the years guarantees my clients quality work, delivered on time and unique. The field scope of writings I can do is wide therefore flexible to fit clients needs. These fields may include article writing, academic writing, technical writing or website content writing emphasizing on SEO articles. I can also adapt to any clients needs without compromising the quality of work that I do. Hire me and you won't regret it. Regards.

    $16.67 /hr
    20 hours
    4.92
  6. Julian Z.

    Julian Z.

    Translator English - German

    Germany - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    The past years confronted me with several interesting challenges regarding my career. On the one hand I worked as an Software Engineer, focusing on developing and planning software projects and realizing them in PHP/C#/VBS. On the other hand I've come in touch with several advertising related topics. Most of my clients have been small companies with anything from 5 to 20 employees, which required flexibility and the readiness to delve into new topics and tasks. My free time added a new layer of skills and practice due to the fact that I used it to write articles and blog entries, most notably about computer games and poetry. Nowadays I'm working as an Information Manager which leaves several of my acquired skills useless - I want to use and develop them further.

    $22.22 /hr
    132 hours
    5.00
  7. Dimitri D.

    Dimitri D. Agency Contractor

    Game Designer

    France - Last active: 1 day ago - 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

    $35.00 /hr
    4,391 hours
    4.99
  8. Justin M.

    Justin M. Agency Contractor

    Project Manager and Squarespace Specialist

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 17

    Driven by a genuine desire to contribute to the global creative community, Justin Raymond Merino founded kulturspace with fifteen years of diverse experiences in management, design and cultural environments in international organisations, he offers clients and collaborators a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and creative dexterity. Justin’s education includes Business Management studies at COC, a degree in Design and Visual Communications from the University of Pennsylvania, and in Film & Cinema from the University of London. A strong believer in self-advancement, he also studied Project Management at Pinnacle P.D., Exhibition Design at Node’s Center for Curatorial Studies, and participated in numerous educational programmes at Museum of Modern Art in New York. Spanning over a decade of supervisory practice, Justin’s multifaceted portfolio includes roles such as Operations/Merger Coordinator at Ferguson Enterprises Inc., Facilities Consultant for Warner Music Group, Project Manager within the International Television Department at Warner Bros. Studios, Head Coordinator at LuxeLab & ArtLab, and Facilities Coordinator at Los Angeles Fire Department, amongst others. His responsibilities ranged from overseeing a staff of 40+ people, to managing a US$1billion facilities remodel for Warner Bros. Studios. Justin’s progressive character, innovative ideas and communicational adeptness led to his appointment as Operations and Artist Relations Director at the Manhattan-based Artist Pension Trust in late 2011. His duties included handling of investments and corporate relations with over 700 clients in the UK, Los Angeles and New York, in addition to managing the global Operations and Logistics staff and business development. His hard work and dedication saw his prompt promotion in 2013 to Director General of the newly founded non-profit APT Institute, where he played an integral role in the development of the organisation’s concept, branding and marketing strategies. Justin’s focus now lies on nurturing and expanding kulturspace’s international presence as THE Creative(s) Agency, working with and for creative individuals and organisations to bring their ideas to life. He envisions a future where we’re able to devote ourselves to our individual creative pursuits, enriching our world with artistic, cultural and innovative visions, but doing so with the support of a larger collective - free from the limitations of a traditional brick-and-mortar setup. A native of Los Angeles, Justin Raymond Merino presently collects air miles living and working between Los Angeles, California and Berlin, Germany. Languages: English, ASL and Hebrew.

    Associated with: kulturspace

    $75.00 /hr
    21 hours
    5.00