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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: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 46

    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: 4 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. Sergey Y.

    Sergey Y.

    iOS / OS X verified developer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days 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
    688 hours
    4.81
  4. Anton Z.

    Anton Z.

    iOS Expert (iPhone / iPad) Swift

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 11

    The last 5 years, I am developing applications for iOS mobile devices (iPhone / iPhone5 / iPad / iPod Touch). I love my job and it gives me great pleasure. I have developed different types of applications, such as services for shopping and discounts, applications of management and statistics, personal trainers, games. I also have extensive experience in web development (php, mysql, js , jQuery, ajax, html ,css etc). So if you need a full service / product (web app + ios app) - I'll happy to do it :)

    $39.99 /hr
    2,057 hours
    5.00
  5. Narek Aghekyan

    Narek Aghekyan

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

    Armenia - Last active: 1 day 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
    259 hours
    5.00
  6. ZhouChe Lin

    ZhouChe Lin

    Top iOS / Android Developer

    Singapore - Last active: 7 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
    1,190 hours
    5.00
  7. Anil Kumar

    Anil Kumar Agency Contractor

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

    India - Last active: 11 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
  8. Bisher Tarakji

    Bisher Tarakji

    R&D Software Engineer

    Jordan - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 6

    I'm a software engineer and a computer scientist with over 15+ years of experience in C++, Java, AI, computer graphics and image processing.Over the course of my career I have successfully created and delivered high end software for the desktop, web and mobile platforms. I hold a Masters degree in Computer and Data Security and two Bsc. degrees in computer science and electronic engineering and have taught computer science for over 4 years to undergraduate students.

    $55.56 /hr
    6 hours
    4.98
  9. Dmitry F.

    Dmitry F. Agency Contractor

    iOS (including Apple Watch), Android, Windows Phone expert

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 21

    Tachyon Labs, Ltd. is a outsourcing company based in Novosibirsk, Russia. Our team consists of experts with many years of experience in mobile development and design for mobile platforms. Our goal is to develop unique applications for our clients just in time and for the best price. In addition, we always care about the quality of our projects. All of our products are made with love and hight attention to detail. That is why most of our clients become constant partners. We produce the most rigorous selection of our team of graduates of the best universities of Novosibirsk, our employees have specialized education in mathematics and information technology, have at least a Bachelor's degree and are able to solve any non-standard tasks. We provide the following services: - iOS application development: our team consists of experts in the field of developing applications for Apple's mobile devices, they perfectly know Objective-C and the most commonly used frameworks; - Developing applications for Android: our developers are able to create any application for phones, and tablets running Android. We use Java and Android SDK, as well as C/C++ if an application requires the use of native code; - Developing applications for Windows Phone: if you need an application for OS from Microsoft our C++ and C# developers for your services. Our highly experienced developers perfectly know all aspects of design and development for Windows Phone, including the application publishing in the Marketplace; - Web development: highly experienced PHP and Python developers ready to develop any Web services and CMS for your mobile applications, and we can always help you with configuring your server and the deployment on it; - Design: our team consists of designers with years of experience in the design of mobile applications (with strong UX) and graphics for games (2D and 3D graphics); - Porting applications: we are always ready to port an application from one platform to another; - Quality control: our QA team carefully examines all the applications developed by our company to provide you with the most stable product. We have been working on various applications: - Reference apps; - News apps; - Sports applications; - Educational apps for children; - Applications for the online stores; - Application to search for restaurants and order food; - Mobile clients for social networks; - A variety of exciting games for all age groups; - And many other types of applications. We work with the most modern technologies, our employees are always exploring new technologies and improving their knowledge, being experts in the following areas: - Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows 8, Windows Phone, MacOS X, Web; - Programming languages: C, C++, Objective-C, Java, PHP, Python, Javascript, C#, LUA; - iOS: Objective-C, MapKit, UIKit, StoreKit, GameCenter, In-App Purchases, integration with social networks, Client-Server, JSON, XML, image processing, Cocos2D, CoreGraphics, CoreAnimation, CodeData, OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0, iAd, AVFoundation and more; - Android: Java, Google Maps, AdMob, Android Billing, integration with social networks, Client-Server, JSON, XML, OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0 and much more; - Web: PHP, Python, MySQL, CodeIgniter, Symfony 2, Apache, XML-RPC, XML, JSON and more. Payment Terms For small projects (up to $ 1000), we prefer the following scheme of payment: 50% upfront and 50% on completion of the project. For larger projects we develop a plan that includes a 10-15% upfront, as well as several milestones with the exact schedule and list of functionalities to be ready at the milestone completion. And of course we are always open for discussions and are ready to offer the most convenient and advantageous for you conditions.

    Associated with: Tachyon Labs, Ltd

    $50.00 /hr
    87 hours
    5.00
  10. Vlas Voloshin

    Vlas Voloshin Agency Contractor

    Objective-c / Cocoa / iPhone / iPad Developer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, my name is Vlas, I am an iPhone/iPad developer. I have a good knowledge of Objective C, xcode, cocoa, strong base in C and OOP, other C based languages such as C#, PHP, Java, C++, and Objective-C. Fluent written and verbal english skills. I'll be glad to help you with game-dev or business application. Best regards, Vlas.

    Associated with: Lodoss team

    $35.00 /hr
    4,339 hours
    5.00