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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

Heber Ng

Heber Ng

Game Programmer/Web Developer

Singapore - 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
14 hours

Troy S.

Game Developer and Software Developer

United States - Tests: 2

Visit my portfolio here: I'm a Game Dev at heart, but love doing software just as much. I have around 3 years of experience with game development, and 6 years with software development. I've always practiced clean coding techniques from the start, to make sure my code is as clean as possible. I always make my code readable as well as easily extendable. Whatever your work may be, I can complete it for you in an efficient and timely manner.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Maksym Khodyriev

Maksym Khodyriev

Concept Art, Illustration, Game Design

Ukraine - Portfolio: 100

My name is Max, I'm a freelance digital artist (2D artist/Concept artist/Game designer) and have been working for a 5 years in game development industry (iOS/PC). I would like to offer my services at: -Concept Art -Digital Illustrations -Fantasy art -Line art -Lining and colouring comics and mangas -Illustration for posters, book covers, and personal commission. Games, art for games and the whole game industry are my passion. I started drawing seriously in 2008. I permanently improve my art skills and know that art and game development is what I want to do in my life. I use Photoshop CS3/Corel Painter X/Paint Tool SAI/Google SketchUp and my Wacon Intous4 tablet for my digital works. I would be glad to collaborate with you in the future. To view more of my most recent art work, please visit this site or my CGHub page or my art blog

98% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
0 hours

Shumona M.

Shumona M.

Graphic Designer, Game and Logo Design Expert

Bangladesh - 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-

94% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
278 hours

Amro Hasan

Amro Hasan

Augmented Reality Game Developer

Egypt - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

Professional game designer/developer worked as a technical director in a Game/Augmented reality development domain. I use Unity 3D engine to rapidly create your project with excellent quality and fast time to market projects. I am specialized in utilizing Augmented Reality using Vuforia to create a strong gaming experience for your clients.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Warner M.

Warner M.

iOS Game Developer

Uzbekistan - Tests: 1

I am a mobile app\game developer focussing on iOS platform, I have 2+ years of iOS game development experience using Cocoa Touch, Cocos2d, Box2d game engines. I also keep interest in developing iOS Client Server apps My Skills: iOS SDK, Objective-C, C, Swift, Cocos2d-Swift, Box2d, OpenGL. Frameworks: Foundation, UIKIt, CoreFoundation, CoreGraphics, AVFoundation, CoreAudio, GameKit, StoreKit. Database: CoreData, XML. Multithread, iAd, inApPurchase, Chartboost, AppLoving, RevMob, MoPub, AdColony, Vungle I am seeking a new opportunity that will allow me to further expand my programming skills. Responsible and honesty.

$12.00 /hr
0 hours

Eduardo Acedo

Eduardo Acedo

Systems Engineer - Mobile Game Developer - oDesk Verified

Venezuela - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

Game developer and Systems Engineer. Have created applications and games for: iOS, Android, PC, Mac, Web. My main tool for game development is Unity3d Game Engine. Game Logic expert, and game designer. Fluent in Spanish and English. oDesk verified mobile developer.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
54 hours