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Hire a freelance game designer today for all your game development needs. Game developers can help you create 2D or 3D games for both desktop computers and mobile applications. Game programmers, game testers, graphic artists, 2D and 3D animators, writers, and other positions may also be required to produce a game.

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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Upwork Game Design Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 170 Game Design projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Game Design Freelancer Feedback Score

Game Design Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.63.

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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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  1. Shumona M.

    Shumona M.

    Graphic Designer, Game and Logo Design Expert

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 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
    246 hours
    4.93
  2. Cleofe Pacaña

    Cleofe Pacaña

    Cartoonist/Character Design/Caricature Artist/2D Game Graphic Designer

    Philippines - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 169

    Hi everyone! Good day to all of you!:) I have been working as a freelancer illustrator for over 8 years. I have gained knowledge from Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Autodesk Sketchbook. I can do both traditional art and digital arts. You may as well browse my traditional artworks here: cloelali11.deviantart.com . I am a self-taught artist and enjoys learning new things about arts, as creating ARTS/DRAWING is my passion. My goal is to secure a position that will lead to a lasting working relationship in the field of character designs, cartoon mascots and logos, children's book, 2D game graphics design, cartooning, caricatures, comicstrips, vector art, digital painting and anime character design and enables me to make a positive contribution to the company. Here's the link to my other artworks: http://shoofy29.deviantart.com/ Let's start! :) Thank you. Kind regards, Cleofe

    $17.00 /hr
    794 hours
    4.85
  3. Sergey Y.

    Sergey Y.

    iOS / OS X verified developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 10

    Over 5 years of iOS, MAC OSX and Android apps and games development experience with Objective-C, Swift, Java, C#, Unity3d. I have successfully deployed projects that involve integration of OCR (Optical Character Recognition), Parse.com, Testflight, Dropbox, Microsoft Live, Outlook, iCloud, In-App purchases, Push notifications, HandOff, image/video processing. I am also proficient with ASP.NET, JSON, XML, Python, Selenium and other technologies. My portfolio: http://indiemindie.com

    Groups: Coding Champs

    $44.44 /hr
    656 hours
    4.81
  4. Adrian T.

    Adrian T.

    TOP RATED Graphic Designer | UI/UX | Website | Badass Creative

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 2

    TOP RATED!! Since 1985 designing and coaching companies of all sizes and industries. My passion and dedication have been rewarded with 26 international awards, Including New York and London Festivals. From everlasting logo design to the most complex UX mock ups and UI crafting, I am as enthusiastic as the first day. I am detail oriented (very picky) and deadline driven. I add value to my work by providing new insights, vision and ideas. I see the big picture even when clients assign me a very specific detail of a work. I am a natural out-of-the-box thinker and creative problem solver. Before applying a traditional method I push the boundaries to let the innovation gain terrain. HIRE ME NOW! You will never let me go! Do it before I become more expensive!

    $50.00 /hr
    663 hours
    4.90
  5. Nataly Alayeva

    Nataly Alayeva

    Web and Graphics Designer, HTML/CSS coder, Wordpress Expert

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

    I have a 8 year experience in web and graphics design, web development, digital painting, photo retouching and collaging using Adobe Photoshop. My main specialization area is web and graphics design, frontend coding (HTML/CSS, jQuery; responsiveness if needed), Wordpress management and theme design. I also have some experience in the following areas: Macromedia Flash, Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,961 hours
    5.00
  6. Denis G.

    Denis G.

    UI/UX, Graphic Design, 3D rendering, Cool Things, HQ

    Belarus - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 20

    High skilled design and development in the visual sphere. My specialization is creation of static and interactive design, user interface, 3D stuff, video, animation, promotion sites and games. I have participated in award winning projects as well as in projects for well-known clients like Jaguar, Toyota, Chrysler, Pepsico, McAfee, Upper Deck, KSB. Preferably I’m looking for partnership for long-term projects with high quality output. I love my work and I appreciate your ideas.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,004 hours
    5.00
  7. Raza J.

    Raza J.

    Artist, Graphic Designer and Animator

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 37

    Over the last 8 years, I have created a wide range of iPhone apps interfaces and iPhone/Android Games, logos, icons and all that expensive and cheap stuff as par user requirements by using Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and so many other 2d and 3d softwares, including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a design project, and I am seeking opportunities to build design from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Sketching, Designing, Creating, Enhancing & Animation.

    $50.00 /hr
    98 hours
    4.95
  8. Adi S.

    Adi S.

    Digital Illustrator, Character Designer, Manga Artist.

    Indonesia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 46

    Hi, my name is Adi, I'm illustrator and graphic designer i can do all kind of graphic design and illustration service, such as game graphic, book cover, character design etc. I'm able to meet tight deadline and can also suggesting character development. feel free to contact me if you get a project. thanks.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,979 hours
    4.98
  9. Ivan Sivak

    Ivan Sivak

    Professional Digital & Traditional artist

    Croatia - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 28

    my portfolio: http://ivansivak.com/portfolio/ my webcomic: http://silencewanderers.com/ For more then 8 years now (it started when I was in high school of applied art) I am freelancing as a illustrator, graphic designer, painter, comic artist and game designer. I do my best because I am privileged to do job that I truly love, and I think that it reflects through my creations. Also, whenever I work on something new my adventures spirit shines with excitement because every project is a totally different universe for itself! Experienced as: - Illustrator - Traditional & Digital (Caricatures, Portraits, Layered illustrations for animation, Concept Art, Children's books, Book illustrations, Cover illustrations, Educational illustrations, Medical illustrations, Poster illustrations, FAQ and Instructional illustrations... etc) - Comic artist (Educational comics, children's comics, webcomics, comic strips... etc) - Graphic designer (logo design, business cards, brochures, magazines, books, posters, envelopes... etc) Feel free to contact me! Kind regards, Ivan

    $27.78 /hr
    905 hours
    4.92
  10. Faizan Shahid

    Faizan Shahid

    Expert Flash Animator, Concept Artist, Game Designer iOS and Android

    Pakistan - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    An Animator, Concept Artist and Game Designer! He is armed with a Gatling gun of ideas. From complete game concepts to characters, weapons or armors you name it. Punctual, precise and proactive, in a nutshell Faizan is simply awesome! :D Quick Portfolio: https://www.behance.net/Faizans - Designed over 100 apps and games from top to bottom and worked with teams to help in many more. - Equipped and pro efficient in Photoshop, Flash, Sketchup, Premiere and Plenty others. - Does a quick concept sketch before starting any project to ensure efficiency and success. - Has a degree in architecture - Worked 3 years with Bro UP games as Creative Head. Enough said!

    $38.00 /hr
    219 hours
    4.96