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

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  1. ZhouChe Lin

    ZhouChe Lin

    Top iOS / Android Developer

    Singapore - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    *1500+ Hours Veteran on Upwork* * Member of exclusive TOP RATED mobile developers group* I'm proudly saying I am the one of best developers in the fields of iphone / android mobile applications and games. I am very strong at Objective C, SWIFT, Java, Phonegap / Xamarin, PHP / Javascript, NodeJS. I have rich experience in social applications for mobile devices, geo-location service, real-time messaging, Parse framework, Crashlystics, mobile games using cocos2D, cocos2dx, Unity3D. I have developed 10+ social applications, mobile games, POS applications for certain companies, emergency-purpose applications, shopping & lifestyle applications with In-App payment features. I have almost all sorts of devices including iPhone 4s, 5s, 5c, 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad 3, iPad mini, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, HTC One. I always pursue long-term relationship with great clients. I am happy to help you here. Imagine what nobody knows, Make it everybody can see. Just do it with me, and enjoy the Power of Idea. Best, Zhouche Lin.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $38.89 /hr
    1,646 hours
    5.00
  2. Eugene Markeev

    Eugene Markeev

    Top Rated Unity3d developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a game developer from Russia with a lot of experience in mobile- and PC-game creation (both in 2D and 3D) and an excessive knowledge of Unity3d. I worked with Unity3D plugins: NGUI, Photon PUN+, Facebook SDK, Twitter SDK, AdMob, Randomation Vehicle Physics, Edy's Vehicle Physics, Google Analytics, TerrainComposer, uFS, tk2D and much more. I’ve completed more than 30 games that can be found in Google Play Store and iTunes AppStore. I regard myself as a highly motivated and creative individual and hard-working and efficient professional. I am ready to work with any client - time zones and languages will not be a problem!

    $35.00 /hr
    279 hours
    5.00
  3. Bisher Tarakji

    Bisher Tarakji

    R&D Software Engineer

    Jordan - Last active: 1 month 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
  4. Yakov Zak - SPACE

    Yakov Zak - SPACE

    Mobile(iOS |Swift/Obj-C|, Android |Java|) App + Web service in Backend

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

    AGILE DEVELOPMENT to create your product quickly and efficiently. I'm an expert mobile(iOS, Android) App developer as well as web developer. I have a great deal of experience in developing iOS and Android mobile applications and games. I have been developing and designing iOS apps for the past 7+ years. [ SERVICES ] - Design : User Experience, Wireframe Design, Prototyping, Mobile App Design - Dev : App UI/UX Implementation, Backend APIs, Integration, Database Design - Security : Secure Architecture, Encryption, Assessment, Security Testing - Analytics : Feature Usage, App Analytics, Tracking, App Store Analytics - Lifecycle : Packaging, App Store Prep, Submission, Feedback & Support [ SKILLS ] - Agile mobile UI programming - iPhone5 / iPhone6 / iPhone6 Plus on iOS 7 / iOS 8, Storyboard, Swift - Text messaging and video/voice chatting - XMPP, OpenTok, Pusher, APN - Web service integrating - JSON RESTful API, Parse.com, Firebase, Heroku and Amazon AWS S3 - Networking framework - AFNetworking, Web RTC, Socket.io TCP/IP - Familiar Kit - HealthKit, CloudKit, HomeKit, AirPrint - GPS - Core Location, MapKit, MapBox, GooglMap - e-Commerce payment system - Paypal, Authorize.net, Stripe, Saleforce, card.io - Media manipulation - CoreAudio, CoreVideo, AVFoundation, CoreGraphics - Data and Graph visualization - Core Plot, iOSPlot, JBChartView - Social integrating - Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+ - Team work - Git, Bitbucket, Trello, Jira - Daily Communication - Skype, Slack, HipChat, Email

    $60.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Timothy B.

    Timothy B.

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

    United States - Last active: 1 month 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
  6. Adam F.

    Adam F.

    freelance web design & development

    United Kingdom - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 19

    I have expertise in a wide variety of web technologies having taken and passed 94 exams here on Elance with 80 of these results in the top 5%, top 10%, top 20% and top 30%. Although, my profile only allows me to display 15 of these results, I have compiled a list of my results on my profile. You can put your full trust and confidence in me. I never miss a deadline and I continue to work until your needs are met 100%. Please see my feedback. I am completely self taught relying only on the books I have read and experience I have gained over the years developing web applications. Everything I know and everything I have learned about web technologies has come down to hard work, passion and commitment. I have no further education in this field. All of my knowledge comes from what I have learned myself.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.97
  7. Kurt Waldowski

    Kurt Waldowski

    Programmer, Designer, and Artist || kwaldo.com

    United States - Last active: 8 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
  8. Can A.

    Can A.

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

    Turkey - Last active: 10 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
  9. Karl O.

    Karl O.

    UI/UX Designer and Developer

    Sweden - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a digital product designer and web developer from Sweden. I follow the principles of user-centered design to 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
  10. Patrick F.

    Patrick F.

    iPhone / iPad / Game Development Rockstar

    United States - Last active: 5 days 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