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Game Development Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.61.

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  1. Anton Z.

    Anton Z.

    iOS Expert (iPhone / iPad) Swift

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 11

    The last 5 years, I am developing applications for iOS mobile devices (iPhone / iPhone5 / iPad / iPod Touch). I love my job and it gives me great pleasure. I have developed different types of applications, such as services for shopping and discounts, applications of management and statistics, personal trainers, games. I also have extensive experience in web development (php, mysql, js , jQuery, ajax, html ,css etc). So if you need a full service / product (web app + ios app) - I'll happy to do it :)

    $39.99 /hr
    2,057 hours
    5.00
  2. Narek Aghekyan

    Narek Aghekyan

    Game Developer, PhD (C++/Cocos2d-x)

    Armenia - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi, my name is Narek. I have got a PhD in Quantum Physics from Yerevan State University, in Armenia. Though I am a physicist, my passion is game development and design. I have 8+ years of experience in development of which 2+ in game development. I use Cocos2d-x game engine which makes it possible to create high performance and cross platform mobile games. I believe, my strongest points are my Responsibility, Quality, Strong Attention to Details and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadlines. I am looking for long term employers who I can work with mutual trust and understanding. I have a rich work history. I have worked in well known IT companies (CQG, Mentor Graphics) as a developer. As a game developer I have lead a team of 5 developers in Plexonic. Please take a look at my work history for feedbacks from other clients to get a sense of the quality of the service I provide with. Because of those success stories Upwork has recognised me as a TOP RATED freelancer and also one of about 200 Verified Mobile Developers. Please see the badges on the right of my profile for more information. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I look forward to working with you soon.

    $38.89 /hr
    259 hours
    5.00
  3. Karl O.

    Karl O.

    UI/UX Designer and Developer

    Sweden - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm a digital product designer and web developer from Sweden. I follow the principles of user-centered design to better understand your user and business goals. I possess a wide skill set, ranging from graphic and interaction design, to web and mobile application development. Please visit http://karlo.dunked.com/ to see more of my recent work, and don't hesitate to get in touch to have a chat about how I can help out with your next project!

    $75.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Patrick F.

    Patrick F.

    iPhone / iPad / Game Development Rockstar

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a regular jack of all trades. I've worked on games for PC/Mac, games for the web, games for consoles, and games for mobile devices. I have experience in senior and lead roles and a track record of successfully shipping products. I enjoy working on challenging problems and helping bring projects to life. Specialties: Game programming, performance analysis, optimization, SIMD programming, Unity3D, iOS & mobile LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickflanagan

    $85.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  5. Can A.

    Can A.

    Recording, Mix & Mastering Engineer, Sound Designer, Composer/Arranger

    Turkey - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am a music Producer, Recording, Mix & Mastering Engineer, DJ, sound designer, and composer with over 5 years of professional experience doing work for Pop, Jazz, Fusion, Rock, Metal, Urban (HipHop), R&B, Electro, Dance music genres, long and short film scoring, drum and synth programming, sound design for films and games and audio restoration. I own a studio called ''iCan Studios'' where I use it for professional works. I have SSL AWS900+ mixing desk (legendary SSL G series EQ), Pro Tools HD3 system, Waves mercury bundle, lots of plugins, Summit Audio, Rupert Neve, T.C outboad fx gears. Dynaudio AIR15 5.1 monitor setup, Event Opal, Yamaha HS80, Yamaha NS10, Mixcube, Event Alp5. For mastering 3-way Genelec 1037C and PMC TB2S-A. I'm very interested in different genres and enjoy working on interesting projects also I am into sound design for other mediums (such as games, mobile apps etc.), as well as getting a broader client base for the editing, composing, mixing, and design work that I do. Services: • MIXING & MASTERING • SOUND EDITING • MUSIC PRODUCTION • POST-PRODUCTION • SURROUND MIXING • MOBILE SOUND DESIGN • AUDIO BOOK PRODUCTION • SOUNDTRACKS AND JINGLES FOR COMMERCIALS • SOUND LOGOS • SOUND DESIGN • RADIO STATION ID'S • MUSIC FOR WEBSITE • MUSIC FOR VIDEO GAMES • MUSIC FOR PODCAST • MUSIC FOR AUDIOBOOKS • RINGTONES • SOUNDTRACKS FOR SERIALS • SOUNDTRACK FOR MOVIE TRAILERS • SOUNDTRACK FOR MOVIES • MOTIVATION & PRESENTATION MUSIC FOR COMPANIES • MUSIC FOR CALL CENTER • MUSIC FOR THEATER AND BALLET • MUSIC FOR EVENT PROMOS • MUSIC FOR FASHION SHOW AND ORGANISATION

    $44.44 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Timothy B.

    Timothy B.

    C# / VB.NET developer specializing in desktop and gaming applications.

    United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Hello, I am Timothy B., and I am here to help you with your next software project. I'm a C# developer, based out of the US. I have over 10 years experience. I began my journey with C# and the .NET framework in 2004. Before that, I worked with various flavors of BASIC, going as far back as the Commodore 64 and Amiga computers. My main love and focus has always been Game Development. But over the years I have amassed experience covering a wide range of technologies and applications, including: - C# / VB.NET / Python / Boo - Windows Forms / Win32 - ASP.NET ( Web Pages, Razor ) - HTML / CSS / Javascript - OpenGl / OpenAl - SDL / Glfw - Blitz Basic - C - Android - ...And more! Please see my portfolio for some small samples of my work. If you require custom programming, and want it done right, hire me! Whether you're building an application from scratch, or just need maintenance and bug fixing, I am ready to assist you. I take great pride in my work, and strive to give my customers outstanding results and service. I realize navigating the technology "jungle" can be an intimidating and exhausting process. So if you need a little guidance, thats fine. I'd be happy to sitdown with you, and workout a solution, suitable to your needs. So what are you waiting for? Get in touch today!

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Bisher Tarakji

    Bisher Tarakji

    R&D Software Engineer

    Jordan - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 6

    I'm a software engineer and a computer scientist with over 15+ years of experience in C++, Java, AI, computer graphics and image processing.Over the course of my career I have successfully created and delivered high end software for the desktop, web and mobile platforms. I hold a Masters degree in Computer and Data Security and two Bsc. degrees in computer science and electronic engineering and have taught computer science for over 4 years to undergraduate students.

    $55.56 /hr
    6 hours
    4.98
  8. Kurt Waldowski

    Kurt Waldowski

    Programmer, Designer, and Artist || kwaldo.com

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

    Kurt Waldowski is a multi-talented developer that has been creating games, web sites, and web applications for over 5 years. Programmer, designer, and artist, Kurt has taken part in every end of the development process. He is currently attending the University of Michigan to earn his degree in Computer Science. Kurt only bids on projects he is genuinely passionate about, and as a result, he guarantees satisfaction. He often bids with longer time constraints in order to account for potential reiteration. This assures that your vision is brought to life the way it was envisioned.

    $45.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Vlas Voloshin

    Vlas Voloshin Agency Contractor

    Objective-c / Cocoa / iPhone / iPad Developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, my name is Vlas, I am an iPhone/iPad developer. I have a good knowledge of Objective C, xcode, cocoa, strong base in C and OOP, other C based languages such as C#, PHP, Java, C++, and Objective-C. Fluent written and verbal english skills. I'll be glad to help you with game-dev or business application. Best regards, Vlas.

    Associated with: Lodoss team

    $35.00 /hr
    4,339 hours
    5.00
  10. Kyrylo Polezhaiev

    Kyrylo Polezhaiev Agency Contractor

    Streaming Solutions and Mobile Apps

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 18

    Interested in video streaming and audio processing projects, mobile apps and back-ends development, systems interaction and API design. I can lead your project and attach other developers if needed. My primary skills: GStreamer, GTK+ (I love whole Gnome stack) and Qt. Also experienced in Cocos2d-x, Cocoa Touch, Win32 API, POSIX, HTTP, SOAP. My current languages are C/C++ (9 years of experience), Objective C and Vala. Learning Python now and wanna learn Ruby later. Had experience with Pascal and Delphi, HLSL, GLSL, Simula, Octave, VisSim and few assemblers. I am very comfortable with PC and Mac, different IDEs (Visual Studio, Xcode, Qt Creator), version control systems (Subversion, Git), Linux administration. I have several devices for testing: Lumia 800, Lumia 920, Lumia 830, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014, Google Nexus 7 2013 and even Samsung RD PQ with Tizen on a board. Previously, I was a video game programmer, but now I wanna move away from games a bit. So now please bother me only with unusual and fun game ideas :)

    Groups: Coding Champs

    Associated with: Cryter

    $36.00 /hr
    389 hours
    4.96