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Game Development Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.61.

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  1. Raza J.

    Raza J.

    Artist, Graphic Designer and Animator

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 47

    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
  2. Alex P.

    Alex P.

    Designer and Flash Animator / Developer

    Russia - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    Over the last 10 years I have made thousands of beautiful flash banners, presentations, web sites and other flash stuff. I also have a great experience in web site design, creating games, animations and Wordpress. Check out the video on the right → It's a showreel of my works at Brandi studio.

    $45.00 /hr
    185 hours
    4.97
  3. ZhouChe Lin

    ZhouChe Lin

    Top iOS / Android Developer

    Singapore - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    *1000+ Hours Veteran on Upwork* * Member of exclusive TOP RATED mobile developers group* I'm proudly saying I am the one of best developers in the fields of iphone / android mobile applications and games. I am very strong at Objective C, SWIFT, Java, Phonegap / Xamarin, PHP / Javascript, NodeJS. I have rich experience in social applications for mobile devices, geo-location service, real-time messaging, Parse framework, Crashlystics, mobile games using cocos2D, cocos2dx, Unity3D. I have developed 10+ social applications, mobile games, POS applications for certain companies, emergency-purpose applications, shopping & lifestyle applications with In-App payment features. I have almost all sorts of devices including iPhone 4s, 5s, 5c, 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad 3, iPad mini, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, HTC One. I always pursue long-term relationship with great clients. I am happy to help you here. Best, Zhouche Lin.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $38.89 /hr
    1,247 hours
    5.00
  4. Sergey Y.

    Sergey Y.

    iOS / OS X verified developer

    Russia - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 13

    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
    718 hours
    4.81
  5. Narek Aghekyan

    Narek Aghekyan

    Game Developer, PhD (C++/Cocos2d-x)

    Armenia - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi, my name is Narek. I have got a PhD in Quantum Physics from Yerevan State University, in Armenia. Though I am a physicist, my passion is game development and design. I have 8+ years of experience in development of which 2+ in game development. I use Cocos2d-x game engine which makes it possible to create high performance and cross platform mobile games. I believe, my strongest points are my Responsibility, Quality, Strong Attention to Details and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadlines. I am looking for long term employers who I can work with mutual trust and understanding. I have a rich work history. I have worked in well known IT companies (CQG, Mentor Graphics) as a developer. As a game developer I have lead a team of 5 developers in Plexonic. Please take a look at my work history for feedbacks from other clients to get a sense of the quality of the service I provide with. Because of those success stories Upwork has recognised me as a TOP RATED freelancer and also one of about 200 Verified Mobile Developers. Please see the badges on the right of my profile for more information. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I look forward to working with you soon.

    $38.89 /hr
    271 hours
    5.00
  6. Anil Kumar

    Anil Kumar Agency Contractor

    Mobile (iOS & Android) Application, Game & Web Development Specialist

    India - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 3

    With over 4 years of experience in mobile app and game development, I am Highly Skilled developer that provides mobile application development services all over the globe. I have extensive experience working with iphone SDK, objective C, Xcode, Cocos2D, Cocos3D, HTML5, Android SDK, Corona SDK on LUA, implemented web services/databases and successfully developed apps that are available at Apple store. My Main Skills include: 1) Apps - iPhone/iPod/iPad, Android, J2ME, Phonegap - Web Service, Ajax, XML, JSON, RSS, SOAP, WSDL - Image Processing, Captioning, Filtering, Camera - MySQL, SQLite, HTML5, PHP, JSP - Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram - Google Map Service, GPS, Augmented Reality ---------------- - Google MAP API - Google Place API. - All kind of parsing xml,json,soap...etc. - Display data from web server (text,image,video...) - Upload data to web server (text,image,video...) - Push notification (GCM,c2dm, Urbarn airship, Parse...) - Bar code scanner - Upload or post data(images,video,) to server. - Social APIs like Facebook, Twitter,LinkedIn, sharing..... etc. - PDF: MuPDF library - In-App purchase - Ad Mob - YouTube API PHP ---- - Complete website development - Webs services (xml,json,soap...)

    Associated with: 3 Beavers

    $18.89 /hr
    53 hours
    5.00
  7. Timothy B.

    Timothy B.

    C# / VB.NET developer specializing in desktop and gaming applications.

    United States - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Hello, I am Timothy B., and I am here to help you with your next software project. I'm a C# developer, based out of the US. I have over 10 years experience. I began my journey with C# and the .NET framework in 2004. Before that, I worked with various flavors of BASIC, going as far back as the Commodore 64 and Amiga computers. My main love and focus has always been Game Development. But over the years I have amassed experience covering a wide range of technologies and applications, including: - C# / VB.NET / Python / Boo - Windows Forms / Win32 - ASP.NET ( Web Pages, Razor ) - HTML / CSS / Javascript - OpenGl / OpenAl - SDL / Glfw - Blitz Basic - C - Android - ...And more! Please see my portfolio for some small samples of my work. If you require custom programming, and want it done right, hire me! Whether you're building an application from scratch, or just need maintenance and bug fixing, I am ready to assist you. I take great pride in my work, and strive to give my customers outstanding results and service. I realize navigating the technology "jungle" can be an intimidating and exhausting process. So if you need a little guidance, thats fine. I'd be happy to sitdown with you, and workout a solution, suitable to your needs. So what are you waiting for? Get in touch today!

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Karl O.

    Karl O.

    UI/UX Designer and Developer

    Sweden - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm a digital product designer and web developer from Sweden. I follow the principles of user-centered design to better understand your user and business goals. I possess a wide skill set, ranging from graphic and interaction design, to web and mobile application development. Please visit http://karlo.dunked.com/ to see more of my recent work, and don't hesitate to get in touch to have a chat about how I can help out with your next project!

    $75.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Adam F.

    Adam F.

    freelance web design & development

    United Kingdom - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 19

    I have expertise in a wide variety of web technologies having taken and passed 94 exams here on Elance with 80 of these results in the top 5%, top 10%, top 20% and top 30%. Although, my profile only allows me to display 15 of these results, I have compiled a list of my results on my profile. You can put your full trust and confidence in me. I never miss a deadline and I continue to work until your needs are met 100%. Please see my feedback. I am completely self taught relying only on the books I have read and experience I have gained over the years developing web applications. Everything I know and everything I have learned about web technologies has come down to hard work, passion and commitment. I have no further education in this field. All of my knowledge comes from what I have learned myself.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.97
  10. Can A.

    Can A.

    Recording, Mix & Mastering Engineer, Sound Designer, Composer/Arranger

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I am a music Producer, Recording, Mix & Mastering Engineer, DJ, sound designer, and composer with over 5 years of professional experience doing work for Pop, Jazz, Fusion, Rock, Metal, Urban (HipHop), R&B, Electro, Dance music genres, long and short film scoring, drum and synth programming, sound design for films and games and audio restoration. I own a studio called ''iCan Studios'' where I use it for professional works. I have SSL AWS900+ mixing desk (legendary SSL G series EQ), Pro Tools HD3 system, Waves mercury bundle, lots of plugins, Summit Audio, Rupert Neve, T.C outboad fx gears. Dynaudio AIR15 5.1 monitor setup, Event Opal, Yamaha HS80, Yamaha NS10, Mixcube, Event Alp5. For mastering 3-way Genelec 1037C and PMC TB2S-A. I'm very interested in different genres and enjoy working on interesting projects also I am into sound design for other mediums (such as games, mobile apps etc.), as well as getting a broader client base for the editing, composing, mixing, and design work that I do. Services: • MIXING & MASTERING • SOUND EDITING • MUSIC PRODUCTION • POST-PRODUCTION • SURROUND MIXING • MOBILE SOUND DESIGN • AUDIO BOOK PRODUCTION • SOUNDTRACKS AND JINGLES FOR COMMERCIALS • SOUND LOGOS • SOUND DESIGN • RADIO STATION ID'S • MUSIC FOR WEBSITE • MUSIC FOR VIDEO GAMES • MUSIC FOR PODCAST • MUSIC FOR AUDIOBOOKS • RINGTONES • SOUNDTRACKS FOR SERIALS • SOUNDTRACK FOR MOVIE TRAILERS • SOUNDTRACK FOR MOVIES • MOTIVATION & PRESENTATION MUSIC FOR COMPANIES • MUSIC FOR CALL CENTER • MUSIC FOR THEATER AND BALLET • MUSIC FOR EVENT PROMOS • MUSIC FOR FASHION SHOW AND ORGANISATION

    $44.44 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00