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  1. Marc Thompson

    Marc Thompson

    Unit Game Development Specialist

    United Kingdom - Portfolio: 2

    I have worked in the software industry for 10+ years. I have worked as a game developer for some of the leading games companies. Games are my passion, and so much so that I spend much of my working hours making games for Android devices. I have also worked in software outside of the gaming industry. This includes working as a contractor for companies supplying software solutions to the petrochemical and energy trading industries. I provide a professional service, aiding the client from project conception and initial design, right through to timely completion of development and finally to testing and debugging. My clients can expect a service of the highest standard, using all available resources to take your project to a timely completion.

    $25.00 /hr
    75 hours
    4.95
  2. Harmit C.

    Harmit C. Agency Contractor

    Game Design and Development (Unity3D)

    India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    Game design and development Innovating in the field of Games design and development distinctly These days, game development is a business function that helps in driving the growth of business all through the world. Any endorsement of brands is done these days with the help of games. Hence it is very essential to have the right gaming developer by your side to get the perfect and the most unique game that gives better gaming experience to gamers. This is the reason why companies make it a point to choose the best game developers in the field for developing the unique game they have in mind. Mobile Game creation tools and enginesCross platform (iOS/Android) - Unity Mobile – Mobile version of the popular 3D Unity engine. Supports iOS and Android. - Libdx – Android, HTML5 and Java 3D/2D game development framework. Free to use. Lets you write once and deploy to multiple platforms. - Marmalade – Game development tool that lets you develop cross-platform native games and apps in C/C++ and deploy to both mobile and desktop. Supports iOS, Android and BlackBerry. AIS Technolabs has to its credit the most excellent and dedicated game developers who are able to create games with the perfect gaming experience. AIS Technolabs has good knowledge with the key trends as well as challenges in the gaming industry and we offer the best game developers for creating cutting edge games on a quicker basis at a cost effective manner. Our professional game developers in team have good experience and creative talent to transform the concepts for 2d & 3d games right into interactive experiences that are quite engaging. They have been developing varied games based on different categories so they posses in-dpeth knowledge and perform comprehensively with well-designed strategies. Our specialties Provide better gaming experience Makes use of the best technology for the development of games Use of catchy graphics Provides quality games Cost effective service With AIS Technolabs right by your side, you will be assured of getting the best games with the unique gaming experience that can give into your credit more number of visitors and gamers each day. Quality games with excellent graphics are the specialties of our games. With the dedicated game developers from AIS Technolabs, your dream game will come right into action to develop interactive games. You can avail quality service from AIS Technolabs in a cost effective manner Contact us for further queries and avail our quality service immediately!

    Associated with: AIS Technolabs

    $20.00 /hr
    21 hours
    3.89
  3. Hayk Grigoryan

    Hayk Grigoryan

    Senior Android Developer

    Armenia - Portfolio: 2

    5+ years in software development, 3+ years Android development and 1+ years experience in mobile gaming. I would like to take a challenging role in the field of Mobile programming and implement the experience gained in this field to develop complex projects with efficiency and quality. For all projects I provide 100% client satisfaction and quality assurance. I'm familiar with the latest project management tools such as Podio, Trello. Excellent communication skills, no language barrier, detail oriented

    $22.00 /hr
    156 hours
    5.00
  4. OLEH VOLKOV

    OLEH VOLKOV Agency Contractor

    Expert in C# technical drawing, 3d-modeling, database

    Ukraine - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

    I am writing programs last 22 years. I have been programming languages ​​C, C++, Java, C#, SQL, javascript, html, pascal, php, assembler, basic. I worked with Linux, Novell Netware, Windows, OS/2(ATM). I have been working for 10 years in different banks. I have deep knowledge in programming for financial institutions. Of course I create software and services for bank data base. I create 3d details in Solidworks and CAD system. I write desktop applications, web and mobile applications. I am writing code easier to understand, I do a lot of comments, I try to maximize test and exclude all of the error. I am also record in the log file to identify any errors in the application. This approach pays off when the need to make changes to it in the future. When I work, I am constantly in touch with the customer to ensure better cooperation between us. So, if we work together, you can expect that I will be constantly available, because if I were in your position, I would like the same thing. Experienced in: + Small and Very Large Databases + Desktop application + Client-server applications + Mobile application + 2D Game application + Small Web application development + Structured and OOP development best practice. + Work within a technically complex and fast-paced environment. + Solution researching and prototype development. + 3D modeling parts of mechanisms Specialties: + Application Platforms: Desktop, Mobile and Web + Concepts: OOP, Design Pattern, 3D modeling + Languages: C#, Java, PHP, AJAX, SQL, C/C++, Pascal, Markups (XML, html, CSS) + Database Systems: PostgreSql, Sybase ASE, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Firebird, MS Access + Application Server: Apache, IIS + Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, Android + Tools: Visual Studio, Eclipse, C++Builder, Delphi, Solidworks, Archicad Why should you hire me? - 100% money back guarantee if not satisfied for any reason - I am always available to communicate

    Associated with: Region IT

    $16.67 /hr
    152 hours
    5.00
  5. Adeel Pervaiz

    Adeel Pervaiz Agency Contractor

    Mobile (iOS - Android) Application, Game & Web Development Guru

    Pakistan - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 14

    I have more than 8 years of flawless programming, designing and development experience with a strong understanding of the current software development landscape. My cutting edge expertise in Mobile apps, games and web development are matchless and incomparable to many developers in the industry today. My work revolves around delivering valuable solutions and respecting my promises. As a legendary mobile application & game developer, I have developed and delivered more than 100 applications which have always exceeded my customers’ expectations. With my diverse work portfolio and inventively exuberant workforce, I ensure consistent high standards for quality & service as I place my clientele’ at the core of my work that has rewarded me with loyal customer-base who have repeatedly continued to work with me due to my dominant standards and elite performances. For many professionals, innovation is an area of expertise but for me it is everything. I believe in providing the most modernized solutions to my clients. I have successfully worked with SME & Large Enterprises worldwide and with 8 years of software programming experience teamed with educated and skillful staff, you can be sure you are using the latest and best technology that can be adapted quickly. My World of Expertise: Mobile Application Development: I am engaged in mobile application development since its inception, I love Ios, Android & Blackberry applications development, my focus areas (but not limited to) are: >> Location Based Social Networking >> Advance Photo Manipulation >> Coupon Apps >> Business & E-Commerce Apps >> Social Media >> Sports & Entertainment Apps >> Security & Utility Apps I render best in class services in: >> Native iOS, Google Android & Blackberry SDKs >> RhoMobile Suite >> Appcelerator >> PhoneGap >> Sencha >> jQuery Mobile >> MoSync Mobile Games Development: Game development is in my blood due to my passion for game playing since I was 10 yrs old. I have developed world class and top selling: >> Puzzle games >> Racing games >> Shooting games >> Level based games >> Strategy Games >> Action Games >> Arcade Games I work on: >> Cocos2D >> Cocos2D-x >> Unity 3D >> Corona >> Torque Game Builder >> GameSalad Enterprise Mobility: I cater a complete suite of enterprise mobility solutions having my strengths in: >> Healthcare >> Finance >> Banking >> Retail Industry >> Insurance >> Automotive Web Development: I provide customized and turnkey web solutions by combining technical expertise, creative talent and business intelligence to help my clients, across a variety of industries, achieve rapid and measurable results. I have a vast experience in Php, J2EE & Web Designing. I undertake: >> Custom Software Application Development >> Business Application Development >> Web Portal Development >> e-Commerce Application Development >> Social Media Application Development & Integration >> Application Migration >> Application Maintenance & Testing In Php, I work on frameworks like: >> Yii >> Zend >> CodeIgniter >> CakePHP >> Symfony >> Prado >> PhpOpenbiz In J2EE, I am savvy in: >> J2EE application development: EJB, Servlets, JSP, JDBC, JNDI, RMI/IIOP, JTA/JTS, JMS, JavaMail, JSF, Struts, Spring, Hibernate. >> Client/Desktop: HTML/XHTML, JavaScript, J2ME, J2SE, SWING, Macromedia, Flex, ActiveX. >> Application Servers & Web Containers: IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, Red Hat JBoss, Oracle Glassfish. >> Databases: Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, MySQL. >> Frameworks: Spring MVC, Struts, Hibernate, JSF, GWT, Wicket, Stripes, Tapestry, RIFE, Seam, OpenXava. Amaze yourself with my focus areas in Web Designing: >> Responsive Web Design >> HTML-5 >> Grid System >> Bootstrap CSS Framework >> Liquid, Fluid and Elastic Designs >> Hand Coded XHTML >> GUI >> CSS >> JQuery Enterprise Content Management Solutions: My providence and experience in ECMS has empowered my clients to manage and update their websites in-house without the expense of continually using a web design agency for content management. I will be glad to lend my helping hand in Joomla: >> Template design >> Component & module development >> E-commerce development >> Integration of Joomla with other web applications >> Joomla based property management software >> Integration and porting of other web applications into Joomla I have designed and developed multitude of WordPress sites and have hands on experience in WordPress: >> Implementation & Setup >> Module Development >> Integration with existing/new website >> Creating custom Wordpress Theme >> Design to Theme conversion I also cater Drupal: >> Development and Customization >> Training and Consulting >> Performance assessment, tuning and optimization >> Server installation, configuration and tuning

    Associated with: Blue Moon Solutions, Amerald Inc Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    4,123 hours
    3.89
  6. Navin Khabiya

    Navin Khabiya Agency Contractor

    Iphone , Ipad , Andriod , Blackberry , Game Development , Game Design

    India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

    Over the last 7 years, I've designed and developed many Mobile applications/games with top quality, now I have an excellent experience on mobile database integration and can do any apps/games. I have good hand on Unity 3D and Cocos2d game Engine. I am a knowledgeable iPhone/iPad/Android/Blackberry and Mobile Games/Website development professional who perform with the finest excellent development skills.

    Associated with: NSquareIT

    $15.00 /hr
    944 hours
    4.84