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  1. Maksim Kudrytski

    Maksim Kudrytski

    Senior UX/UI Graphic Designer

    Belarus - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    my skype: maksim.kudrytsky I was working in game dev for 2 years, timemanagement companies for 3 years. I'm a founder of the game company Fatenation. Artist and developer http://fatenation.com, also it's available through the appStore. I have a good experience in design of SAAS and any other human interface systems, design for mobile os games and commercial apps. I'm working with HTML, DHTML, Angular, MySQL, JAVASCRIPT, CSS I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, Wpf, OOP, SQL SERVER, .NET, DELPHI and software design and testing.

    $27.78 /hr
    3,301 hours
    5.00
  2. Pavel Ismailov

    Pavel Ismailov

    4+yr Android / Client-server apps / Games / SQLite / JSON / API

    Russia - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    My goal is bring your idea to reality. 4 years experience in Android allows me work at high quality projects. I like to keep a close contact with you and inform you about the progress during all the project. My linkedin profile: http://linkedin.com/in/ismailov ---- APPS ---- - Twitch IRC chat - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.tchat - Very Hard Game: Home - https://very-hard-game.com - Taxi app - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.taxsee.taxsee - Pextr - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pextr.app - Other - https://very-hard-game.com/apps.html ---- DEVICES PARK ---- All devices from that list are REAL devices which I can use to test your app. - Samsung --- Galaxy Note 2014 Edition --- Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 --- Galaxy Note 16Gb --- Google Nexus --- Galaxy S4 16Gb --- ATIV Smart PC --- ATIV Smart PC Pro --- Galalxy Tab III 16Gb 3G 10.1 --- Galaxy Tab III 8Gb 3G 7 --- Galaxy Tab III 16Gb 3G 8 --- Galaxy Tab II 16Gb 3G 10.1 ---- EXPERIENCE ---- My experience: - ANDROID SDK 2.3-5.0 --- UI/UX --- games --- client-server --- rest APIs --- SQLite --- JSON --- dynamically loading --- fragments --- camera recording --- audio recording --- canvas drawing --- multithreading --- sensors - REST APIS --- Facebook --- Twitter --- Vkontakte --- Parse --- Admob --- Flurry --- Leadbolt --- Google - JAVA --- OOP --- clean code --- MVC - GAMES ENGINE --- Andengine 2d games --- I am fanatic of Android OS and spend all my time on it! My main desire - do the job quickly, accurately and in a given time terms. Pleas check my open source apps https://github.com/pavel-ismailov http://very-hard-game.com/apps.html tel: +7-923-125-4461 skype: pavel.ismailov mail: pavel.ismailov@gmail.com linkedin: http://linkedin.com/in/ismailov github: https://github.com/pavel-ismailov facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pavel.ismailov.9

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $33.00 /hr
    1,413 hours
    4.71
  3. Ederico R.

    Ederico R.

    WebDeveloper with 17+ years in consulting

    Portugal - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    Application Developer mainly in tune with Web technologies in a variety of scripting and programming languages. New and quick challenges or build new and improve constantly are two of my main interests. More inclined to be a "Jack-of-all-trades" do all in a wide range of skills than a fixed specialist in a single narrow technology. Tenacious, hard-working and troubleshooting expert. Although i possess a wide range of skills available for you, I will always be honest and quick so you don't waste time back and forth with me - you will know straight away if I am able to do the job or not.

    $45.00 /hr
    1,665 hours
    5.00
  4. Mohammad Ali

    Mohammad Ali

    Php, Joomla, Boonex, Arca Edirectory, wordpress,Json, Codigniter

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

    I have 7+ years experience with web development. I have expertise on large scale web application, casino game server. I have strong expertise on php4/php5, mysql, Joomla, Wordpress, Arca Edirectory, html, css, jquery, jquery mobile,Smarty, Clipshare, Codeigniter and Yii.

    $20.00 /hr
    2,903 hours
    5.00
  5. Adeel Pervaiz

    Adeel Pervaiz Agency Contractor

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 months ago - 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. 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
    3,915 hours
    4.94
  7. Vladimir Fedorov

    Vladimir Fedorov

    Flash & Flex developer

    Russia - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 29

    Last 7 years I work with flash and flex. I remember time then flash was on AS1 without any OOP )) I'm professional in AS1/2 and AS3, mxml. Also I love to work with video streaming, live video. I have great experience working with RED5, wowza, FMS. Aslo I can handle server-side of development. I know java, php, MsSQL, ASP.NET. Can well-format HTML (include HTML5) and javascript.

    Groups: Yahoo Web Hosting Designer

    $33.33 /hr
    16,361 hours
    4.73
  8. Stefan N.

    Stefan N.

    Senior Mobile Game and Backend Developer

    Vietnam - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I’m an enthusiastic developer interested in game & web backend development. My clients say I'm a professional worker yet a funny guy. oDesk says I'm one of their TOP RATED freelancers (see the badge on the right for more information). Over the last 3 years I have been diving deeply into mobile game development. Being an active open-source contributor, I embrace HIGH-QUALITY work within FASTEST possible time. Apart from open-sourcing, I give talks & lead industrial game projects. You can easily find my works in video and portfolio sections. I'm very proud of them, so proud I always keep them updated! Web development is also one of my strong field. I love backend development, especially with Golang, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MongoDB. Please don't hesitate to contact me about your need. I love helping clients build even better products and businesses!

    $44.44 /hr
    1,465 hours
    5.00
  9. Roberto Garrido

    Roberto Garrido

    Mobile & Desktop Programmer - C/C++ OpenGL iOS Android Unity WebGL

    Spain - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    I am a Mobile and Desktop Software Engineer looking for new challenges everyday. My main interests are focused on 2D/3D and mobile videogame programming. I am one of the Top Rated freelancers here in upwork. Applications: Videogames, Games, 3D Editors, Medical Applications Programming languages: C/C++, Objective-C, Java, C#, Visual Basic, Javascript Frameworks/APIs: OpenGL, ARToolkit, Cocos2dx, UIKit, Qt, Ogre, VTK, ITK, OpenSceneGraph, Unity3D, WebGL, Three.js Platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Android, iOS Programming Tools: XCode, Visual Studio, Eclipse, AppCode I have a portfolio of videos showing my background on mobile, graphics and videogame programming. Devices I own: iPhone 5S, iPad Air (Retina Display), iPad Mini (Non Retina Display), Android Xiaomi MI 2S, Macbook Pro (Retina Display), PC with Linux & Windows 7 installed. More info on my website: http://robertogarrido.com

    $39.99 /hr
    2,204 hours
    4.84