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Thomas V.

Thomas V.

Game Maker (Maya, Photoshop, Unity3d, C#, Py, JS) (iOS/Android/Win)

Japan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 15

Hello Quick skill overview : - Over 2000 hours on oDesk, a total of 12 jobs and 4.75 rate. - 3D artist in game industry since 2005 (Autodesk-Maya + Photoshop) - Unity3d dev programming since 2010 (C#) - 5 released ios apps working as Programmer & Artist, - 3 released ios app working as Programmer, - 9 released ios apps working as Artist, - plugins integration : Facebook, Twitter, GameCenter, InAppPurchase, Flurry, RevMob, adColony, Kiip, ChartBoost, MoPub, GoogleAnalytic, etc... Let me know if you also want my Resume as a *.doc file. I am a French 3D artist & programmer currently living in Japan, working as freelancer for over-sea. Working for the Game Industry since 2005 : Smartphone (iOS + Android), PsVita, xboxOne and PC, on small or large scale games (Single or MMO) Mainly performing Low Poly assets for Game use. I use to do everything on a character production : Modeling, Mapping, Texturing, Rigging, Skinning, Animation and game integration. I have skill with C# (Unity3d - iOS), Python & MelScript (Maya + external tool), and JavaScript (web development + Photoshop).

$33.33 /hr
2,041 hours

Jasmine K.

Jasmine K.

Expert in Flash | Animation | HTML5,CSS,JS,PHP | WordPress | Joomla

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 17

In my 6 years of experience, I have developed and designed a wide range of applications and websites using Adobe Flash,PHP, HTML, WordPress, Joomla managing both Front End and Back End. I have also earned good experience in Animation and Video editing. Software known: 1) Programming : Adobe Flash(AS3, AS2), HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, Wordpress, Joomla 2) Audio and Video Editing : Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. 3) Front End Design: : Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. I am seeking opportunities to develop great projects, accomplishing your business requirements, by providing my best and dedicated services.

98% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,098 hours

Izabela Melamed

Izabela Melamed

Animation and Video Production

Bulgaria - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 10

Expert character animator, storyboard artist and animation director, I gained artistic experience and film making skills while contributing to numerous international productions, including a rich diversity of countries and animation studios that spanned a wide variety of genres and techniques. Career highlights include my work at Anima Studios in Israel, Wild Brain in San Francisco, United States, and National Cartoon Animation Studio Sofia in Bulgaria. I currently enjoy residing in my native Bulgaria and work as a freelance animator. Resume and portfolio at You Tube channel:

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,330 hours

Nadish Samanga Jayasuriya

Nadish Samanga Jayasuriya

Video Editing, Animation, Musician

Italy - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

Hello, Welcome to my Odesk profile, My name is Nadish, I work as a video editor, I have worked for a satellite tv channel for more than 7 years as a video editor so I have excellent encounter in video editing. I am proficient with Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Canopus Edius, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Audition and Adobe Illustrator. My goal is to provide excellent quality videos and fast service! Take a look at my portfolio to get an idea of the kind of projects i have done. Youtube Channel Vimeo

99% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
2,228 hours

Djordje Stajic

Djordje Stajic Agency Contractor

Animation / Video / 3d / Production

Serbia - Portfolio: 4

Greetings! We are English speaking production professionals working with high-resolution animation and 3D video rendering. We are located in Kraljevo, Serbia with over a decade of experience working with clients in every time zone. Thank you and we look forward to working with you!

Associated with: Creative&Fullstop

90% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
1,167 hours

Mohamed E.

Mohamed E. Agency Contractor

Animated Explainer Videos, Animated Videos, Animation, 2D Animation

Egypt - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

Over the last 5 years, I have designed over 250 videos for 250+ companies using and other tools for startup companies and small businesses. I'm visual storytellers who help to convey your business concepts via inspiring animated explainer videos and whiteboard dodle animation. I also have some experience in the following areas: Proving video script and storyboard, providing voice over (male or female) with many accents. Here are just a few of the awesome companies we've worked with: I'm a part of team and we are proud to offer our services through in addition to our website. Each animated video making process in Animated Scribe Animation follows strict production standards starting from detailed research on the new project, scripting and converting the findings into a great story which everyone can understand. Main Categories: Animated Explainer Video| Animation Video Production | Business Videos|video scribe | Goanimate | Animation production company | Cheap animated video production service

Associated with: Brilliant Scribe, Brilliant Animation

80% Job Success
$7.00 /hr
1,890 hours

Mir Ashiful Karim

Mir Ashiful Karim Agency Contractor

3D Visualizer and animator

Bangladesh - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

Since I was 14, I had this strong decision that made my aim to be a CG Artist. My objective is to become a better CGArtist and work with the bests to create my identity. I believe in discipline and since Iam a freelancer I have always tried to meet my deadline, and have tried to maintain sound relationship with my clients by delivering the outputs on time and I have earned their trust by showing true professionalism.

Associated with: pixelMotionArt

90% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,309 hours

Alexey Baranov

Alexey Baranov

Illustrator, Animator | Game, UI/UX, Web, Graphic Designer

Russia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 15

I have a 6+ years expirience in following products developing: Illustration for mobile and online Games; Animation; UI/UX design. My core competency lies in Vector Graphics (Adobe Illustrator and similar), UI/UX, Game Design and 2d Animation. I am seeking an opportunities to make attractive products for your business and grow as a specialist. I also have experience in the following areas: Programming, SFX producing, Typography.

Groups: Corona Labs

100% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
4,663 hours

Paul Cox

Paul Cox

Comic Artist, Chracter Designer, and Illustrator

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 15

My passion is for creating dynamic character driven artwork for your project! Game Art: Whether it's the UI/UX design, the environment, or the character art, my love for games and my passion for illustration will combine to create the assets you need to get your project off the ground. Character Design: What draws people to certain characters, and not to others? I believe personality and individuality are key components in creating a character that your audience will fall in love with. This is why I take the time to get to know and craft your character to suit your business and captivate your audience. Comics: A comic book or strip, is a great way to get an idea across in a visually compelling way. Whether you're selling a rewards card or a sticker tattoo, comics are perfect for informing your audience about your product or company. Whether you already have a script, or need someone to work with you in developing a story for your product, I am here to help you create the perfect comic to represent the ideas you are trying to get across.

96% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
1,107 hours