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  1. Aleksey S.

    Aleksey S.

    Software Engineer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day 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
    3,905 hours
    4.94
  2. Muhammad Waris Ali

    Muhammad Waris Ali Agency Contractor

    Senior iPhone/iPad Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

    Worried about your application being made in the right time with the right lines of codes??? Well, you are at the right place. With 4 years of experience in iphone development, I can produce fully working apps in considerably short amount of time. And with 5 years of experience in graphic designing, I will make sure you need not to go somewhere else for changing / creation of the UIs and mockupS!!!!

    Associated with: 999Studios

    $20.00 /hr
    1,893 hours
    4.92
  3. Alexey Shestakov

    Alexey Shestakov Agency Contractor

    Senior Programmer/Developer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago

    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
    1,203 hours
    4.85
  4. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Last active: 3 months 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
  5. Cartrell H.

    Flash Game Engine Programmer (AS3)

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 51

    As a Flash game engine programmer, I am adept with the low-level engines for browser-based, 2D, single-player Flash games writing ActionScript 3. My own Flash games have also been sponsored, and I have coded over 50 Flash game engines for clients. Services and terms: 1). Programming and development of the game engine for single-player, 2D, browser-based Flash, non-ad game(s). This is game engine programming exclusively, and does not include designing the game(s), content management, building the web page(s) on which the game(s) might be hosted, or implementing or configuring other server-side resources (high-scoring, login system, user accounts, web scripting, databases, etc.) 2). An ideal minimum duration for the project should be at least 3 months. The project must be for the development of a new game engine, thus, not modifying an existing one, unless I was the previous, sole developer of that engine, and the engine has not been modified by someone else after I have worked on it. Furthermore, the project must not include integration onto third party social sites, such as Facebook, nor must the target platform designate mobile devices. An exception here is if I produce a Flash SWF, then send it to you (as the engine would be complete at this point), then on your end, you convert/port it to your desired platform. 3). Game design details, gameplay mechanics, media (graphics and audio) must already be provided. This includes, but not limited to concepts, gameplay rules, scoring systems, and user interface layouts/functionality. Please contact me if you have any questions.

    $25.00 /hr
    8,902 hours
    4.89
  6. Wilson P.

    Wilson P. Agency Contractor

    C/C++/OpenGL/Network Programmer

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a C/C++ programmer with fair experience in Java and HTML/CSS/Javascript. I specialize in algorithm intensive game physics and ai, desktop applications using wxWidgets, machine learning and C++ based web development targetted for ASPs. Over past 2 years I have 1) Developed from scratch the physics and character maker for a 2D massively multiplayer game. 2) Developed Opensource web application framework in C++ which implements the fastcgi protocol and is designed to solve the c10k problem. 3) GUI for several desktop trading applications using wxWidgets.

    Associated with: Kefas Softwares

    $22.22 /hr
    2,544 hours
    0.00
  7. Mandeep K.

    Sr. Mobile Game/Application Developer

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    Over the last 4 years, I have been working as a Lead Mobile Developer. My expertise lies in iOS, Android and Unity3d development. I have wide range of experience in native applications, Cocos2d and Unity3d Games. I also have great skills in Cocos2d-x and Unity3d for cross platform release. Any sort of Ads integration or In-App Purchases (Charboost, PlayHaven, iAD, Vungle, AdMob, AirPush, MoPub, AppLovin etc.) for both iOS and Android is a piece of cake for me. I can assist in any kind of Mobile Development problem, from start of its development to the final upload. My core competency lies in the complete satisfaction of my clients. Here at oDesk, i am seeking opportunities to work with professional clients and to have long term business relationship.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,207 hours
    4.97
  8. 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
    4,383 hours
    5.00
  9. Umer M.

    Umer M. Agency Contractor

    Mobile Game/Apps Developer (Unity, iOS) Experienced Project Manager

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    I have been professionally working for 6 years now. I have worked on different diversified projects during my job, involving different technologies. For the past 3 years, I have been running my own Agency under the name of Binex Solutions, and we specialize in Game Development (2D and 3D) for both Desktop and Mobile platforms. We work in Unity 3D to develop games for Mobile (iOS, Android), Web and Desktop platforms. My strengths are Game Development, Software Project Management and Software Design.

    Associated with: Binex Solutions

    $27.78 /hr
    1,435 hours
    4.91
  10. I Perrone

    I Perrone Agency Contractor

    JavaScript Developer

    Uruguay - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 28

    Over the past 5 years, I have developed a wide range of apps, websites and games. My specialty is comprehensive work, developing everything from scratch, through Project Management. Some of my work includes: - JavaScript Developer - iPhone Application with Google App Engine Backend - 3D Graphic Artist & Web Game Design I'm now seeking opportunities that will allow me to develop my professional skills by providing creative and high quality solutions to my clients. I enjoy new challenges on a daily basis, looking to overcome my own high standard goals.

    Associated with: CodigoDelSur Agency

    $61.11 /hr
    1,360 hours
    4.42