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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

Sergii Novykov

Sergii Novykov Agency Contractor

iOS, Android, cocos2d, Unity3D, html5

Ukraine - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

Have been working in game industry for more than 9 years. During that time I had grown from script-writer to CTO. I have worked for small companies, as well as for giants of gaming industry (Ubisoft). I have an experience of more than 15 released projects of different degrees of complexity. Main vector is the development of software of games for iOS, Android, Win, MacOS, HTML5. I am currently working with a small team, so we can cover more then 40 person\hours per week. We can cover the order for a full-circle development of the game.

Associated with: ampagames

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Leandro Wainberg

Game Developer


I'm a Game Programmer with 6 years of experience in the industry. I have a degree in Computer Science and several published games for iOS/Android and PC/Mac. My strongest languages are C++ and C# (with Unity3D), but I also have professional experience with ActionScript 3, Torque Game Builder and others. My main interests are Gameplay programming, Multiplayer programming and AI.

$30.00 /hr
70 hours

Anton Kramar

Anton Kramar

Flash/Game Developer

Russia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

I am flash/software developer with 5 years professional experience in PC, web and mobile applications development. My core-competency lies in gameplay and AI programming and I am seeking opportunities to develop modern, polished games with fresh ideas. I'm quick and agile, write robust, commented and maintanable code, and I learn and adapt fast to new subjects. My experiences ranges from mobile and social games to productivity applications and edutainment software. You can check examples of my work in portfolio section. I mostly use Adobe AIR framework that allows for swift development of cross-platform applications (iOS, Android, and web) at a reduced cost than developing native applications independently. Last published game is in AppStore and called Hardest Puzzle. It was a 2-man project where I've implemented all the required code and a partner of mine did art, music and level design. We can work as a team, if the project at hand goes beyond programming and needs an artistic touch. PROVIDED SERVICES: -Rapid cross-platform development for iOS, Android, Web and PC -Design of interface and graphics (2D) -Development of clean, efficient code, customized for your auditory -Game and level design -Sound FX and sountrack -Consultations on goals and strategy, creative input on presented problems -Responsive UI code that fits for any device -Communication on work progress and milestone completion, providing WIP builds on request

$16.67 /hr
22 hours

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.

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$22.22 /hr
1,175 hours

Amro Hasan

Amro Hasan

Augmented Reality Game Developer

Egypt - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

Professional game designer/developer worked as a technical director in a Game/Augmented reality development domain. I use Unity 3D engine to rapidly create your project with excellent quality and fast time to market projects. I am specialized in utilizing Augmented Reality using Vuforia to create a strong gaming experience for your clients.

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$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Warner M.

Warner M.

iOS Game Developer

Uzbekistan - Tests: 1

I am a mobile app\game developer focussing on iOS platform, I have 2+ years of iOS game development experience using Cocoa Touch, Cocos2d, Box2d game engines. I also keep interest in developing iOS Client Server apps My Skills: iOS SDK, Objective-C, C, Swift, Cocos2d-Swift, Box2d, OpenGL. Frameworks: Foundation, UIKIt, CoreFoundation, CoreGraphics, AVFoundation, CoreAudio, GameKit, StoreKit. Database: CoreData, XML. Multithread, iAd, inApPurchase, Chartboost, AppLoving, RevMob, MoPub, AdColony, Vungle I am seeking a new opportunity that will allow me to further expand my programming skills. Responsible and honesty.

$12.00 /hr
0 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

Oleg Knaus

Oleg Knaus Agency Contractor

Adobe AIR (AS3, Flex, Starling) Developer

Russia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

Over the last 6 years I have developed a wide range of Flash applications using AS3, in connection with PHP, and MySQL, including games for social networks, small interactive web-applications and Android games. My core competency lies in expirence in Adobe Flash technology, and I am seeking opportunities to build Flash ActionScript, mxml, or HaXe applications, or Android games/programms . I also have an experience in the following areas: MySQL, PHP, C++, Java, JavaScript, OOP. I've worked on different IDE's like Flash Professional, Flash Builder, Flash Develop and IDEA I also have an experience in using Starling and FeathersUI frameworks, Parsley and StarlingMVC structural frameworks

Associated with: itWorks mobile

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
457 hours