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  1. Javier Camacho

    Javier Camacho

    Computer and Software Developer

    Puerto Rico - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Software Development: *Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance. *Develop Web Application for managing Doctors and Medicals Referrals *Develop an Automated Diesel Control and Reporting System --This is a fully Automated System, Design to control fuel dispatching and -------report every transaction made during specific periods of time. --Software was design in three stages using: --Standard Web Technology for the reporting and remote control part of the project, --RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) --Communication to a 3rd party console that’s controls the fuel pump. *Design and create software for Data Mining. *Database maintenance. *Social Media Marketing and Management. *Worked on SEO (Search Engine Optimization) *Develop CMS (Content Management System) * Develop Social Media Marketing Strategies *Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation. *Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces. *Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. *Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements. *Consult with customers about software system design and maintenance. *Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met. *Recommend purchase of equipment to control dust, temperature, and humidity in area of system installation. *Design, build, or maintain web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media. *Perform or direct web site updates. *Write, design, or edit web page content, or direct others producing content. Graphic Design: *Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts. *Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type. *Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design. *Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems. *Maintain understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups. *Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Internet websites. *Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed. *Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients or supervisors and making necessary changes. *Use computer software to generate new images. *Key information into computer equipment to create layouts for client or supervisor. *Maintain archive of images, photos, or previous work products. *Prepare notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing. *Create two-dimensional and three-dimensional images depicting objects in motion or illustrating a process, using computer animation or modeling programs. *Design complex graphics and animation, using independent judgment, creativity, and computer equipment. *Make objects or characters appear lifelike by manipulating light, color, texture, shadow, and transparency, or manipulating static images to give the illusion of motion. *Apply story development, directing, cinematography, and editing to animation to create storyboards that show the flow of the animation and map out key scenes and characters.

    $16.67 /hr
    3 hours
  2. Nikola Gorgiev

    Nikola Gorgiev

    Unity3D Game Developer

    Macedonia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last few years I have done a lot of researching in the area of game and game engine architecture and development, starting from the ground level OpengGL and DirectX, followed by some rendering engines like Ogre3D and Irrlicht, and in the end finished on Unity3D and UDK, engines with which I am currently working, in company called Game2Be, where we are working on our Slot Machine game, Next Spin Slots.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Veltrod Technologies

    Veltrod Technologies

    Veltrod Software Services Pvt Ltd

    India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    Veltrod Software Services is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Leveraging best-in-class people, processes, and technologies, Veltrod provides high-quality, high-value software development and business process outsourcing services to independent software vendors (ISVs) and enterprises. We are specialized in developing & testing Mobile applications, Search Engine optimizations, Social Network frameworks, ERP applications and console applications.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Gurbeer Singh

    Gurbeer Singh

    Mobile Apps, iPhone, iPad, iOS, Android, HTML5, PhoneGap

    India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    To provide top quality solutions for developing Smart Phone apps. 5+ years of extensive experience in developing web apps and 5+ years of experience smart phone apps for Android, iOS and Blackberry platform. Developed PHP/ASP.NET based websites with extensive database rich applications, Application Development like Smart Phone Applications - iOS & Android, Project Estimation and Web Development. Lately my experience into Mobile develpment has made me develop expertise in scripting languages as iOS, Java, Android SDK, Cocoa, SQL, Tablet, jQuery, web services development, implementing API, creating and developing modules as GPRS, Push Notification, multi-lingual support,Automatic, database sync. My specialist skill set is following by: 1. Super level UI customization, suggestion of best user friendly and elegant UI design 2. Mobile Game development by using Cocos2D and Unity3D 3. Google Map API and the building of Location Based System 4. Network Communication and Database Programming by using low level SQLite and Core Data 5. social networking and the interaction with web service and porting from web site to mobile app. 6. Video/Audio Streaming. 7. Social Networking App. 8. Integration of social media such as Facebook or Twitter. 9. Integration of the third party SDK such as GoogleAdmob, iAd, Adwhirl, Revmob, Urban Airship, Flurry, Google Analystic and so on. 10. Push Notification by using APNS and C2DM. 11. In-App purchase. 12. NFC tech (QR & Barcode scanning by using Zxing and RedLaiser) and MDM(Mobile Device Management). 13. Programmatically on iOS, sending SMS to black list predefinded. 14. Programmatically on iOS, sending eMail to black list predefinded. 15. PhotoSharing and Image processing apps

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Kaine U.

    Kaine U.

    Software Craftsman & Enterprise IT Architect

    Nigeria - Tests: 1

    Techie with the heart of a Gurkha, results-driven professional with diverse IT experience emphasizing in cross-platform software development, database administration, information security and programming in large, mid-size and start-up settings. I enjoy tech conferences like TED talks and the Social Media Week. Visit my LinkedIn Profile for a more granular/detailed profile. Specialties - IT Architecture - Software Engineering/Development - Mobile Application Development - Database Administration - Documentation/Reporting Systems - Information Security - Business Intelligence - Web Systems Development

    $47.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Jeevan S.

    Jeevan S.

    Game Programmer

    India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an experienced game developer in desktop and mobile games. I have developed few games (2D and 3D games) using C++, C# and Unity3D for desktop and mobile devices. Even I worked as a Team Lead in few games. I am a passionate game developer and will love to work with the company which will utilize my abilities and capabilities in Game Development.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Marius Kurgonas

    Marius Kurgonas

    Professional IOS, Android, Windows Phone

    United Kingdom - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a passionate professional mobile developer doing end-to-end native and cross-platform applications. The apps i have developed throughout the years range from small one platform apps to a cross-platform secure and sophisticated enterprise scale solutions. Client satisfaction and deadline sensitivity with highest quality are my top priorities. I am best skilled at the following: Mobile development: iOS, Android Game development: Cocos2d, Cocos2dx Backend: Parse

    $36.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Alexander Akhmetzyanov

    Alexander Akhmetzyanov

    Adobe Flash ActionScript Developer

    Thailand - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 19

    My work experience spans all possible directions of flash development: banners, animation, presentations, websites, GUI, all kind of players, all kind of games and e-learning multimedia. No matter what the project is I am always ready to do my best because I take pride in my work. I am currently in search of new projects, engagements and opened to any opportunities.

    $24.44 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Rodney Ferrara

    Rodney Ferrara

    Mobile Game&App Developer

    Spain - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    Dear Client. Thanks for your looking my profile. I can do everything you need. i majored in Mathematics. But I have a lot of experience with mobile game and app development and game Design. I have already made many top games for iOS and android. I am a top developer and I am famous among my peers for outstanding quality produced games. You will never regret working with me after you see for yourself your quality game produced on time and on budget. Once you work with me,you will see my ability and want to work with me continuously. If you want the best quality and fastest speed, don't hesitate to, hire me. Service: -iOS development -Android development -mobile app and game development -object-c -cocoa -java -java script -swift -iOS 8.1 Regards.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. David H.

    David H.

    Broad knowledge spanning hardware and software!

    United States - Tests: 1

    My career is developing mixed signal sensor IC's. I design, architect, manage and assist with consumer and automotive sensor IC development. My passion is Wearables, Sensors, IOT and creative mobile solutions. I have personally designed and developed prototype apps for Android, Android Wearables (such as LG G and Moto 360) and jQuery mobile web platforms. Example Android fitness video game app I recently developed for Android Watch platform: An example of integrated hardware and software solution is a home power monitor based on the Arduino that connected to an Android phone through bluetooth to stream and plot power consumption data. It used an Allegro ACS712 current sensor (which I personally designed). I have also developed several mobile web apps that utilize and am very comfortable with the Parse SDK for Javascript and Android.

    $65.00 /hr
    0 hours