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Axiom Studios

Axiom Studios Agency Contractor

Independent Game Development Studio

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 52

Axiom Studios is an independent game development studio in India. We are experienced in designing all types of games ranging from casual, social, e-learning, and many more genres. Our specialization is in developing games using Unity 3D. We extensively use other engines such as Unreal Engine, Corona, Marmalade SDK etc. We have the capability to develop on platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows etc. We have a highly skilled and dedicated team of 15 people. We have delivered more than 150 game projects both 2D and 3D on time and within budget. We have extensively worked on projects requiring. Our primary areas of expertise are game concept, development & deployment. We excel in developing highly tailor made plug-ins & templates for any type of games & applications. We also design custom made plugin for all primary game engines such as Unity 3D, Corona, Unreal Engine etc.

Associated with: Axiom Studios

86% Job Success
$13.00 /hr
0 hours

Konstantin K.

Konstantin K.

Game Development

Russia - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

Hi, My name is Konstantin. Since 2008, I've been a freelancer game and level designer. Since 2010, I've been a freelancer web project manager. Also, from 2012 I've been developing HTML5 web and mobile games. In my portfolio, there are a few games that I've developed. I use Cocos2D-js, Intel XDK, Crosswalk runtime and Construct2 in game development. These technologies help to develop games quickly and efficiently. Also, these technologies allows me to develop games for the following platforms: - web games for desktop PC and mobile device, - Facebook games, - Chrome Web Store, - Firefox Marketplace, - games to desktop PC, Mac and Linux apps by using the Node-Webkit wrapper, - Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps, - iOS, - Android. My # 1 goal is always to develop a game that will help you and your business achieve its objectives.

$33.33 /hr
56 hours

Aaron Booth

Aaron Booth

Game Development

Thailand - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

A British developer who is now living in Thailand. I have been a developer for many years and in the past worked for companies who had work published by Nintendo and Electronic Arts. I also worked on A.I. for military and security. Since moving to Thailand I have again returned to the game scene and recently (over the past months, which shows development speed) produced a few casual game titles. Other projects have included various online facebook applications, web/E-commerce applications and also a few offline projects. Have also authored widely used libraries to aid in the shift from plugins (eg.flash) to HTML5 technologies.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

David Becker

David Becker

Experienced Web Master

United States - Tests: 4

Over the course of ten years, I have developed and maintained a wide variety of websites and online content. Some of which basic, static sites that are there only to inform, to the truly dynamic and changing sites that fully use the power of PHP, Flash, and MySQL. I have also written over 400 articles for as well as edited and managed over 1500 articles from my team of writers over the last year. All of which driving massive amounts of traffic to the website in forms of new readers and socializing members.

$27.78 /hr
235 hours

Heber Ng

Heber Ng

Game Programmer/Web Developer

Singapore - Tests: 2

I am a professional web game developer with 2 years of game development. I have build both web applications and desktop games. My interest is in developing effective web products and solutions that helps the clients to achieve their goals in the digital space. I am proficient in C/C++, Java, HTML5, Javascript, PHP5 and have experience in working with teams of varying sizes. Due to the nature of my work, I communicate with professionals from various disciplines on a daily basis. I will be happy to work with any existing freelancers that you may have on your team. I am primarily interested in working on short term projects, Let me help you turning your projects from plans to reality.

$25.00 /hr
14 hours

George Zarkua

George Zarkua

Independent Animator and Artist

Ukraine - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 11

George Zarkua is indie evangelist from Ukraine known for his games visual style. George is passionate about unusual game art, interesting views on game mechanics and charming atmosphere in games. Doing his best to create strange new worlds he is trying to make games you will fell in love with. A graduate of the Faculty of Department of Information Technology Security of the Kharkiv National University of Radio and Electronics. His last online games are Alien Anarchy, Jims Dreams and Dreams Symphony. In his next life he wants to be an elk.

$30.00 /hr
0 hours

Alexander C.

Alexander C.

Expert Mobile Apps & Games Developer

Russia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

Create mobile applications and games, is what I always wanted to do. This is a creative and exciting process that is very relevant in our lifetimes. Choosing my services you will receive excellent software, quality service and two months warranty to the work of the software. I specialize in the development of cross-platform games in Unity 3D (C #), native mobile apps development for iOS (Xcode) and Android (Java). There are more than 30 completed projects for both Android and iOS in my portfolio. I have over 3 years' experience of mobile apps and games development and more than 5 years' of server development (PHP, Drupal).

$22.99 /hr
0 hours

Glen R.

Glen R.

Senior Game Developer of 20 years, Author, Speaker

Canada - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

Serious inquiries only please. I am a highly experienced senior game and application developer and technical director, who started out 20 years ago programming games for the original Sony Playstation. Since then, I've worked with many major clients on jobs ranging from apps, games, websites, mobile apps, and consultation. I have developed games on many platforms, for many clients, including Disney, Shockwave, Arcade Town, MTV, NIKE, Discovery, Nickelodeon, MobScience, Lolapps and more. I have developed applications and games in Unity (C#), Flash AS3, C++, with both frontend and backend development in PHP, ASP, MySQL and VB. As a CTO for nearly 6 years with a highly established company, I had to do it all. I've also written or contributed to 12 books, which have all at some point been top sellers in book stores and online at sites like, and I've spoken at many conferences on various game development topics. I bring many years of experience, creativity, and technical skill to the table in any project I take on - and I'm very, very fast. I have, over the years, experienced almost every type of development situation, task, etc. From project planning, to acquiring art, architecture, programming, physics, collision, mood, ambiance, lighting, and general "fun" factor. I'm not just a programmer, I'm a creator of meaningful experiences. I will make the game you envision, and then make it more than you could envision. I approach games like a filmmaker approaches film. I create scenes that captivate players and give them an experience that makes them forget they're playing a game. My portfolio is available at:

$100.00 /hr
0 hours

Dan Singer

Dan Singer

Unity Game Developer

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I have a strong knowledge of how to create amazing and exciting games using the Unity Game Engine. I can create custom scripts in C# and JavaScript to further enhance gameplay, and I will make sure all the requirements of any project are met.

$9.00 /hr
0 hours