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

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  1. Sunny Choudhary

    Sunny Choudhary

    Mobile Guru - iOS + Android Apps & Game Development

    India - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

    **TOP RATED By oDesk** Expertise in : iOS + Android & Required Backend Developed over 45 "Apps" and "Games" running successfully on iTunes Store & Google Play Store Areas of Specialization : - iOS/Apple Mobile Application Development. - Android/Google Mobile Application Development. - iOS/Android Cross Platform Multiplayer Game Development - RESTful API Development (Web-services) Expertise - Native: Objective-C, Swift, Android, Java, C++ - Cocos2dX + Cocos2d - Cross Platform Code - NextPeer Multiplayer Gaming framework - Web Service Integration: HTTP, RESTful, JSON/XML, RSS - Social Media Integration: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Youtube - Cloud Backend: Parse.com, Amazon S3 - Bluetooth LowEnergy(BLE), iBeacon, NFC - In-App Purchase and In-App Billing, Paypal and credit card Integration, Stripe - Google Maps, Foursquare, Geolocation, GPS, Geofencing, Open Street Maps - Push and Local Notification, Google Analytics - iAd, Admob, Revmob, ChartBoost - Google Translate, Google TTS - Barcode/QRCode recognition and generation - CoreData, CoreLocation, Sqlite, MySql - Amazon, Heroku, Git, Bitbucket, TestFlight

    $22.22 /hr
    636 hours
    4.87
  2. Aseem B.

    Aseem B.

    C++, VC++, Visual Studio, Game Development, Desktop Applications

    India - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    ☛ Programming Languages: C++, VC++, JAVA, PHP ☛ Frameworks: Microsoft Visual Studio(Versions: 2005-2012), Eclipse, Netbeans ,Testcomplete ☛ Operating systems: Windows, Linux, Windows servers,Windows 8 ☛ Database: mysql, SQL server, Oracle ☛ Version Control Systems: SVN, Git • Worked with Clients from: US,UK,Croatia,UAE etc. • Education: Engineering in Computer Science and a Sun certified Java Professional(SCJP) ✪✪✪ For long term hourly jobs, I offer a trial period of few days working on live ✪✪✪ ✪✪✪ project tasks before you even hire me on contract. ✪✪✪ For last 6 years, I have worked on various Desktop Applications and Game Servers working for domains like Defense, Gaming,Data Recovery ,Network Monitoring and QA. Almost 50% of my clients have rehired me for multiple projects with many contracts lasting for more than 6 months. Currently I am available full time on odesk. Before joining odesk I worked as a senior software engineer in prestigious multinational organizations for 3 years. I had been working as a full time freelancer on odesk for last 3 years now and am able to adapt to different roles each project require from me. I have collaborated online with team members from all around the world and at times I have also taken the sole responsibility of projects. I am often hired to improve the code written by other developers. My clients appreciate my communication skills along with my design and development skills.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,294 hours
    4.80
  3. Muhammad Shauket

    Muhammad Shauket

    IPhone,Android,Cococs2d,Cocos2dx,Windows phone,Game Development

    Pakistan - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    Programming for iPhone developing cool games is my passion as i was born to be a developer, i believe! My objectives are: * Give highest priority to quality of my work rather than rate. * Earn trust of every employer. * Work with the vision to make long lasting contracts with employers

    $20.00 /hr
    302 hours
    4.87
  4. Amjad A.

    Amjad A.

    Expert in mobile,web,game development,data entry and embedded systems.

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am simple, cool, honest and enthusiastic person. I have been brilliant in programing and data entry. I have four year experience in programing on different languages, platforms and in data entry. Following are my vast diverse set of proficient skills. .NET Framework (C#) MVC3 HTML CSS JavaScript Ajax MS-SQL Server Windows 7/XP/98 Yocto Build Systems C/C++ Java Android X86 Assembly Bash Scripting and Programing ASP.Net JSP XML MySQL Oracle Linux/Ubuntu Windows 98/2000/xp/vista/7/8 Data Entry MS Word MS Excel MS Power Point One of the great achievement of mine is open source contribution on meta-fsl-arm forum by adding the support of i.mx31pdk machine in Yocto Freescale BSP. Links are following 1) https://github.com/Freescale/meta-fsl-arm/blob/64e94efb9ca247e854f73932c6f6353c1a8c6b1e/conf/machine/imx31pdk.conf 2) https://github.com/Freescale/meta-fsl-arm/blob/b3fa3b35b9f706deadaacad9044b5cca397e6380/conf/machine/imx31pdk.conf One of my marvelous project is National Digital Research Repository. Following is the link http://aim.pucit.edu.pk/ndrr/ Besides this I have worked on embedded system, web development, mobile development and game development. My aim is to provide the benefit from my skills to the clients and satisfy their needs.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,081 hours
    5.00
  5. Patrick F.

    Patrick F.

    iPhone / iPad / Game Development Rockstar

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I'm a regular jack of all trades. I've worked on games for PC/Mac, games for the web, games for consoles, and games for mobile devices. I have experience in senior and lead roles and a track record of successfully shipping products. I enjoy working on challenging problems and helping bring projects to life. Specialties: Game programming, performance analysis, optimization, SIMD programming, Unity3D, iOS & mobile LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickflanagan

    $85.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  6. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 4

    Make things done! I'm a professional C/C++ developer with more than 12 years of experience. I have been working both for a companies from Fortune 500 list, and a small local companies. My core competency lies in the world of mobile applications, SaaS and PaaS, desktop software and games development. I love to do my work right and really enjoy being respected for the things i do.

    $55.56 /hr
    1,772 hours
    5.00
  7. Aleksey S.

    Aleksey S.

    Software Engineer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 5 years, I was involved in development of a wide range of software using Adobe Flex/AIR, Microsoft .Net, С++. My core competency lies in front-end web development via Adobe Flex and desktop application development via Adobe AIR, Microsoft .Net and C++. I have Master of Science in Applied Mathematics degree. I am am seeking opportunities to use my knowledge in real-world applications.

    $55.56 /hr
    3,781 hours
    4.94
  8. Sergey Lalov

    Sergey Lalov

    Corona SDK, iOS, Android Game Developer

    Russia - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

    Expert in Lua and Corona SDK. Developing cross-platform mobile apps and games. iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android. Earned Corona Ambassador title. Advanced skills in making native plugins for Corona Enterprise (Objective-C, Java, C). Using Go and Google App Engine for backend development. Great programming background: C, Python, JavaScript, PHP. Expert in networking: TCP, UDP, HTTP, REST, JSON, etc... Expert in Linux based OS (Ubuntu Server is preferable). Advanced skills in Graphics Design - Photoshop, Pixelmator and iDraw. My website - http://spiralcodestudio.com/

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $55.56 /hr
    658 hours
    5.00
  9. Maya Milusheva

    Maya Milusheva

    Top 10 Game Developer

    Bulgaria - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 10

    I aim to create addictive and high quality games. Several of the games that I developed for clients got featured by Apple and I am in top 10 in the "Game Programming Concepts Test". I have deep knowledge in the whole process of developing and releasing a game and I always strive to educate my clients in all steps of the game development process so that we make a great product. I have experience with game logic, engine development, graphics programming and tools. My primary languages are C/C++ and Objective-C and I'm proficient in various iOS game engines, DirectX and GPU programming. oDesk has recognized me as one of their top Mobile Developers. See the badge on the right of my profile for more information.

    Groups: Upwork Verified Mobile Developers

    $38.89 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00