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Average Game Development Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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  1. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 5

    Make things done! I'm a professional C/C++ developer with more than 12 years of experience. I have been working both for a companies from Fortune 500 list, and a small local companies. My core competency lies in the world of mobile applications, SaaS and PaaS, desktop software and games development. I love to do my work right and really enjoy being respected for the things i do.

    $55.56 /hr
    1,772 hours
    5.00
  2. Aleksey S.

    Aleksey S.

    Software Engineer

    Russia - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    Over the last 5 years, I was involved in development of a wide range of software using Adobe Flex/AIR, Microsoft .Net, С++. My core competency lies in front-end web development via Adobe Flex and desktop application development via Adobe AIR, Microsoft .Net and C++. I have Master of Science in Applied Mathematics degree. I am am seeking opportunities to use my knowledge in real-world applications.

    $55.56 /hr
    3,807 hours
    4.94
  3. Roberto Garrido

    Roberto Garrido

    Mobile and Desktop Software Engineer - C/C++ OpenGL iOS Android Unity

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    I am a Mobile and Desktop Software Engineer looking for new challenges everyday. My main interests are focused on 2D/3D and mobile videogame programming. I am one of the Top Rated freelancers here in oDesk. Applications: Videogames, Games, 3D Editors, Medical Applications Programming languages: C/C++, Objective-C, Java, C#, Visual Basic Frameworks/APIs: OpenGL, ARToolkit, Cocos2dx, UIKit, Qt, Ogre, VTK, ITK, OpenSceneGraph, Unity Platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Android, iOS Programming Tools: XCode, Visual Studio, Eclipse, AppCode I have a portfolio of videos showing my background on mobile, graphics and videogame programming. Devices I own: iPhone 5S, iPad Air (Retina Display), iPad Mini (Non Retina Display), Android Xiaomi MI 2S, Macbook Pro (Retina Display), PC with Linux & Windows 7 installed. More info on my website: http://robertogarrido.com

    $39.99 /hr
    2,154 hours
    5.00
  4. ZhouChe Lin

    ZhouChe Lin

    Top iOS / Android Developer

    Singapore - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    *1000+ 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. Best, Zhouche Lin.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $38.89 /hr
    1,190 hours
    5.00
  5. Anton Z.

    Anton Z.

    iOS Expert (iPhone / iPad) Swift

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days 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
  6. Vlas Voloshin

    Vlas Voloshin Agency Contractor

    Objective-c / Cocoa / iPhone / iPad Developer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days 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
  7. Vladimir Fedorov

    Vladimir Fedorov

    Flash & Flex developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 29

    Last 7 years I work with flash and flex. I remember time then flash was on AS1 without any OOP )) I'm professional in AS1/2 and AS3, mxml. Also I love to work with video streaming, live video. I have great experience working with RED5, wowza, FMS. Aslo I can handle server-side of development. I know java, php, MsSQL, ASP.NET. Can well-format HTML (include HTML5) and javascript.

    Groups: Yahoo Web Hosting Designer

    $33.33 /hr
    15,893 hours
    4.73
  8. Maksim A.

    Maksim A.

    Web/Graphic Design: iOS games, Illustrations, Caricatures

    Ukraine - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 29

    I'm Max. I love making cool designs with the WOW effect, illustrations, icons, characters and everything that can be drawn. My primary specialization is 2D games and Web design. I also have some experience in 3D modelling, 2D animation, logo creation and print design ------- Fun Facts ------- 12+ iOS games 1.7k oDesk hours 7 years of experience

    $20.00 /hr
    1,935 hours
    4.99
  9. Roman Grebinnyk

    Roman Grebinnyk

    Web, desktop, metro and mobile Developer, Team Leader

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    ---oDesk has recognized me as top 1% Developer and as one of their top Mobile Developers and Web Developers (see the badges on the right of my profile for more information)--- I have good experience in: - Web development (native and server side) - Desktop development on windows - Metro development (Windows 8/10 apps) - Mobile development on iOS, Android, Windows Phone - Good experience in databases: relational, nosql, runtime storages - 24/7 systems, SOA, SaaS, microservices, RabbitMQ,high loaded systems - Project Management, Team Leader experience. Including Agile stack on methodologies, Scrum etc Working in outsourcing companies and freelance more than 7 years. Looking forward for big enterprise projects to provide best results.

    Groups: LoginRadius

    $44.44 /hr
    7,030 hours
    4.89
  10. Stefan N.

    Stefan N.

    Senior Mobile Game and Backend Developer

    Vietnam - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I’m an enthusiastic developer interested in game & web backend development. My clients say I'm a professional worker yet a funny guy. oDesk says I'm one of their TOP RATED freelancers (see the badge on the right for more information). Over the last 3 years I have been diving deeply into mobile game development. Being an active open-source contributor, I embrace HIGH-QUALITY work within FASTEST possible time. Apart from open-sourcing, I give talks & lead industrial game projects. You can easily find my works in video and portfolio sections. I'm very proud of them, so proud I always keep them updated! Web development is also one of my strong field. I love backend development, especially with Golang, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MongoDB. Please don't hesitate to contact me about your need. I love helping clients build even better products and businesses!

    $22.22 /hr
    1,465 hours
    5.00