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  1. Alexey Shestakov

    Alexey Shestakov Agency Contractor

    Senior Programmer/Developer

    Russia

    I'm passionate about games application. I have been successfully developing MMO FPS "stalker-online" for more than last year from the start of project. I'm working on all of basic mechanics and tools to create interesting game process and productive work of game designers. Also i have a more than 6 years experience in network administration, that allows me to create network stable code. More than wich, i have a small experience in game design to help designers create an interesting mechanics. I'm experienced in C#, Python and familiar with BigWorld Engine and Unity.

    Associated with: PyPie

    $20.00 /hr
    1,327 hours
    4.85
  2. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 5

    Make things done! I'm a professional C/C++ developer with more than 12 years of experience. I have been working both for a companies from Fortune 500 list, and a small local companies. My core competency lies in the world of mobile applications, SaaS and PaaS, desktop software and games development. I love to do my work right and really enjoy being respected for the things i do.

    $55.56 /hr
    1,772 hours
    5.00
  3. Mandeep K.

    Sr. Mobile Game/Application Developer

    India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    Over the last 4 years, I have been working as a Lead Mobile Developer. My expertise lies in iOS, Android and Unity3d development. I have wide range of experience in native applications, Cocos2d and Unity3d Games. I also have great skills in Cocos2d-x and Unity3d for cross platform release. Any sort of Ads integration or In-App Purchases (Charboost, PlayHaven, iAD, Vungle, AdMob, AirPush, MoPub, AppLovin etc.) for both iOS and Android is a piece of cake for me. I can assist in any kind of Mobile Development problem, from start of its development to the final upload. My core competency lies in the complete satisfaction of my clients. Here at oDesk, i am seeking opportunities to work with professional clients and to have long term business relationship.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,404 hours
    4.97
  4. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Share with me your vision and I will make it real: a vibrant and breathing reality. An experienced narrative and game designer raised in the world of indie video games and fantasy RPG. Expert in the field of fantasy and sci fi genres. 4+ years as narrative and game designer, developing MMORPG, RPG and city building games, acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences. 6+ years as a writer, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, factions and deep story arcs, delivered with visceral impact. My professional experience includes games like Planeshift, HOG, Heroes' Tears and Arakion. My computer science education and familiarity with Unity game engine are bonuses. I will use my creative eye to make your game shine. --------------------- Member of Mensa International, high IQ society, since 2006. Portfolio: http://www.fantasyeydor.com/portfolio

    $25.00 /hr
    1,045 hours
    5.00
  5. Vlas Voloshin

    Vlas Voloshin Agency Contractor

    Objective-c / Cocoa / iPhone / iPad Developer

    Russia - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, my name is Vlas, I am an iPhone/iPad developer. I have a good knowledge of Objective C, xcode, cocoa, strong base in C and OOP, other C based languages such as C#, PHP, Java, C++, and Objective-C. Fluent written and verbal english skills. I'll be glad to help you with game-dev or business application. Best regards, Vlas.

    Associated with: Lodoss team

    $35.00 /hr
    4,402 hours
    5.00
  6. Umer M.

    Umer M. Agency Contractor

    Mobile Game/Apps Developer (Unity, iOS) Experienced Project Manager

    Pakistan - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    I have been professionally working for 6 years now. I have worked on different diversified projects during my job, involving different technologies. For the past 3 years, I have been running my own Agency under the name of Binex Solutions, and we specialize in Game Development (2D and 3D) for both Desktop and Mobile platforms. We work in Unity 3D to develop games for Mobile (iOS, Android), Web and Desktop platforms. My strengths are Game Development, Software Project Management and Software Design.

    Associated with: Binex Solutions

    $27.78 /hr
    1,435 hours
    4.91
  7. Allan Gregor Gepulla

    Allan Gregor Gepulla

    Mobile Game Developer

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Works on game logic, physics and data management for casual games. I mainly use cocos2d-swift and cocos2d-x for making games but open for other game engines/libraries. Here is the full list of my skills: - Programming/Scripting Languages: - C/C++ - Java - Objective-C - Javascript - C# - Python - Physics (Box2D and Chipmunk) - Game Engine (Cocos2d-x, Cocos2d-swift, CocosStudio, SpriteBuilder, LibGDX) - Ad Frameworks (Admob, Chartboost, Vungle) - Database (Parse, MySQL, MSSQL) - SSH - Frameworks/CMS/SDK: - CakePHP - Drupal - NodeJS - Qt (C++)

    $18.00 /hr
    1,246 hours
    5.00
  8. Alexander G.

    Alexander G.

    Experienced Game Developer - Unity3D, iOS, Android, PC, PS2, PSP, Wii

    Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    I have more than 10 years of game development experience as a main programmer in the following areas: OOP, C++, Engine Development, Graphics (DX, OGL, console APIs), Physics (ODE, PhysX), Sound, AI and Tools. I also have experience in integration of various third-party libraries like script languages, Flash player, SpeedTreeRT. I'm looking for opportunities to develop games for you or to help you in related areas.

    $33.33 /hr
    6,403 hours
    4.53
  9. Awni H.

    Awni H.

    Experienced Team of Game,Mobile App,C#,GPS,iOS,Android Developers

    Jordan - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

    Member of the Application Developers Alliance 10+ years in C#, ASP.NET, AJAX, Java Script, VB.NET, Web, GPS, Vehicle Tracking, SQL Sever, SQL Server Compact, and Windows Mobile development. More than 10 years of experience in software development, as technical team leader, system analysis, and project management. We have extensive experience in Social Networks, Minimum Viable Products, and start-ups. Our team excels in the following areas: - .NET( C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET, LINQ, Entity Framework), Java - Mobile Development( Android, Android SDK, iOS, Objective-C, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PhoneGap, ExtJS, HTML5, xCode, Titanium/Appcelerator) - Game Developement( Android, Android SDK, iOS, Objective-C, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PhoneGap, ExtJS, HTML5 xCode, Titanium/Appcelerator) - Mapping, GPS, GIS, Google Maps V3/V2, Vehicle Tracking - Server-side applications development - Database(SQLServer, Oracle, MySQL, SQLite) - Database Modelling - Web Development(ASP.NET, PHP, RESTful APIs, JavaScript, AJAX, Web Services) - XML, JSON - Amazon, AWS, EC2, AppHarbor - SVN, TFS, Github 4+ years Android, iPhone, iPad, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone Development.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Corona Labs

    $33.33 /hr
    1,784 hours
    4.68