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Game design or game development involves the design of gameplay, environment, art direction, characters, storyline and other aspects of a video game. Video games may span a number of genres and platforms, including first person shooters (FPS), real-time strategies (RTS), action games, role-playing games (RPG) and mobile games. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find game designers who can create games for businesses and professionals around the world.

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  1. Harmit C.

    Harmit C. Agency Contractor

    Game Design and Development (Unity3D)

    India - Last active: 6 days ago - 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
  2. Laxmikant T.

    Laxmikant T.

    Expert Game Tester (Windows/Linux/iOS/Android)

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 1

    Professionally active into ITES and Gaming Industry since year 1999. Member of Gaming & Animation Committee of MCCIA, India. High premium on providing exclusive gaming services. Also worked in Technical Support services for online games. Particularly interested in QA Testing projects of related to Games and Interactive Applications on all the platforms (especially PC, MAC, Linux, iOS and Android). Good experience in Game QC & QA on most platforms, Focus Groups and MMOG Testing. Currently involved in QA Testing of VR technologies, Android consoles, testing of new gaming technologies and game controllers. With help of my team, I have tested over 600 games, interactive applications and portals by end of year 2014. Please check my LinkedIn profile on www.linkedin.com/in/lbthipse to know more about me and recommendations received by me.

    $25.00 /hr
    111 hours
    5.00
  3. Dusan Lazarevic

    Dusan Lazarevic

    iOS mobile iPhone apps/games (iphone app & game programming)

    Serbia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 41

    Mobile IT & Programming (iOS App & Game Developer) > Highly experienced iOS mobile programmer for iPhone & iPad. Made more than 50 iphone apps/games already on app store. Especially skilled in cocos2d framework. Fast, precise and top quality results for iphone mobile apps and games

    $38.00 /hr
    59 hours
    4.98
  4. Heber Ng

    Heber Ng

    Game Programmer/Web Developer

    Singapore - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    13 hours
    0.00
  5. Robert Schwin

    Robert Schwin

    Game Designer / Software Developer

    United States - Last active: 10/17/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    Hi, I'm Paul. I have a passion for making fun games that offer unique and engaging experiences. Over the past decade or so, I've written and designed several tabletop roleplaying games. More recently, I've turned my attention to software development, and I've had a great time creating virtual universes ever since. My specialties include: game design, user experience, Unity 4.x, C# scripting, object-oriented programming, 2D and 3D physics, procedural generation, writing, editing, management. I have experience with: Objective C, Javascript, Python, Java, HTML 5 I am eager to learn more about: Artificial intelligence, path-finding, mobile/ web development, 3D animation.

    $33.80 /hr
    347 hours
    0.00
  6. Aaron W.

    Aaron W.

    Game-play scripter/designer, 3D artist, project manager

    United States - Last active: 05/24/2013 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    Professional game-play scripter and designer, having worked on titles for PC (Windows), PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, iPhone/iPad and Nintendo Wii. Also worked with 3D modeling and animation for said platforms. In addition, I have served as a point of contact for Sony Computer Entertainment (Japan, America, Europe, Asia), Nintendo (America, Europe), Electronic Arts, and THQ.

    $27.78 /hr
    32 hours
    0.00
  7. Olga Yurova

    Olga Yurova Agency Contractor

    Game Development, Unity3D, Design, Programming, 2D/3D Art, Animation

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3

    AggroStudios is a team of over 30 professionals, it provides services in all major game development areas; such as design, programming, 2D/3D art, project management, porting, testing, localization and operations.

    Associated with: AggroStudios

    $41.11 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Ilia Sviatlovich

    Ilia Sviatlovich

    Game art and design

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    Hello Im game designer. I completed Australian game dev course ( NSW TAFE digital media and games). I have skills in design art and programming, looking forward to work here with you! In summary, my skills as an artist includes: Digital Painting/Illustration Drawing 2D Animation 2D Video Game Assets Concept Art User Interface Design Comics/Storyboarding Tools Adobe Photoshop Adobe Flash Adobe Illustrator Programming: Adobe flash Action script 3 Unity Basic C++

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Shumona M.

    Shumona M.

    Graphic Designer, Game and Logo Design Expert

    Bangladesh - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 29

    Hello! I am Shumona, designer with Interactive, Graphic Design background with 5 years experience. My personal focus on design is as a creative process, where conceptual strategies can be implemented by way of a specific research approach to build innovative, strong and satisfying products and produce a high quality user experience. Gain experience by working with talented and passionate people from different disciplines and to obtain a position as designer that will utilize my creative and organizational skills. I am on Skype and use Dropbox My Deviantart portfolio link- http://mshumona.deviantart.com/gallery/

    $10.00 /hr
    272 hours
    4.93
  10. Michael Winter

    Michael Winter

    iOS developer

    Germany - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a software developer based in Berlin, Germany with more than a decade of experience. During the course of my professional career I had the chance to work for a variety of different companies and clients including EA Sports. As a freelancer, I am strongly focused on iOS development. I can complete smaller projects on my own or work on larger projects as a member of a team. You can expect a seasoned and reliable professional with good English skills who understands client needs and pays great attention to detail. My main skills are: C/C++ Objective C iOS SDK cocos2d

    $60.00 /hr
    831 hours
    4.93