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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
46 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

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

Leandro Wainberg

Game Developer


I'm a Game Programmer with 6 years of experience in the industry. I have a degree in Computer Science and several published games for iOS/Android and PC/Mac. My strongest languages are C++ and C# (with Unity3D), but I also have professional experience with ActionScript 3, Torque Game Builder and others. My main interests are Gameplay programming, Multiplayer programming and AI.

$30.00 /hr
70 hours

Nol Limprasert

Nol Limprasert

Website/Android/Backend Developer

Thailand - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

I graduated bachelor degree in Computer Engineering and have 7 years frontend/backend in website. For mobile, I have been Android developer for 3 years. Many projects finished by PHP,Javascript,JQuery,HTML,CSS,Android Game,Android native UI,NodeJS. I am a quick computer technology learner ,so project can finish quickly. Looking for Website/Android (frontend or backend) developer jobs.

$9.80 /hr
32 hours

Pavel T.

Pavel T.

Unity3D Developer

Russia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

Two years of experience in game programming. Durning these years I've developed several games for mobile platforms and web. Most noticeable projects are Dead Defence(tower defence game for iOS/Android, the only programmer in team) and Viking Stomp(physics/turn-based game for iOS/Android/Web, participate in team development). I have experience in both: starting from scratch and completing unfinished projects. -- Plugins intergration: Facebook SDK, Twitter, In-App, iCloud, Push Notifications, GameCenter (achievements, leaderboards), RateMyApp -- Mobile App Tracking, Flurry, Tapjoy. -- UI programming (NGUI, Untiy GUI) -- Asset bundles -- Platform independent -- Tools for Editor -- Build and upload automatization -- Client-Server interaction (Protobuf) -- Sprites/bone animation -- Performance enhancing -- Creating and publishing apps -- Physics games -- Tower Defense

$16.00 /hr
914 hours

Sergiu Rosu

Sergiu Rosu

Senior Software Developer

Romania - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I always liked programming and I followed this direction since high school, I started from small applications in Turbo Pascal about 15 years ago and worked my way up to mobile applications for iOS and Android, I worked with many tools and lots of frameworks so I have a very vast experience about all applications and environments, I created complete products containing desktop, mobile and web based applications, I created entire systems and designed huge applications with complex database structures, that's why now I'm working both as a developer and as a consultant for mobile applications and web based applications. You can see my full CV here :

$25.56 /hr
7 hours

Wilson P.

Wilson P. Agency Contractor

C/C++/OpenGL/Network Programmer

India - 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
2,732 hours

Timothy J Hays

Timothy J Hays

Sr. Software Developer

United States

Tim Hays has experience developing over 80 published products in the areas of games, education, training, science, defense, and is a cognitive scientist as an advanced artificial intelligence expert and a published senior member of the IEEE with 2 patents awarded, both relating to AI design and display of intelligent characters in games.

$84.44 /hr
213 hours