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  1. Adeel Pervaiz

    Adeel Pervaiz Agency Contractor

    Mobile (iOS - Android) Application, Game & Web Development Guru

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 14

    I have more than 8 years of flawless programming, designing and development experience with a strong understanding of the current software development landscape. My cutting edge expertise in Mobile apps, games and web development are matchless and incomparable to many developers in the industry today. My work revolves around delivering valuable solutions and respecting my promises. As a legendary mobile application & game developer, I have developed and delivered more than 100 applications which have always exceeded my customers’ expectations. With my diverse work portfolio and inventively exuberant workforce, I ensure consistent high standards for quality & service as I place my clientele’ at the core of my work that has rewarded me with loyal customer-base who have repeatedly continued to work with me due to my dominant standards and elite performances. For many professionals, innovation is an area of expertise but for me it is everything. I believe in providing the most modernized solutions to my clients. I have successfully worked with SME & Large Enterprises worldwide and with 8 years of software programming experience teamed with educated and skillful staff, you can be sure you are using the latest and best technology that can be adapted quickly. My World of Expertise: Mobile Application Development: I am engaged in mobile application development since its inception, I love Ios, Android & Blackberry applications development, my focus areas (but not limited to) are: >> Location Based Social Networking >> Advance Photo Manipulation >> Coupon Apps >> Business & E-Commerce Apps >> Social Media >> Sports & Entertainment Apps >> Security & Utility Apps I render best in class services in: >> Native iOS, Google Android & Blackberry SDKs >> RhoMobile Suite >> Appcelerator >> PhoneGap >> Sencha >> jQuery Mobile >> MoSync Mobile Games Development: Game development is in my blood due to my passion for game playing since I was 10 yrs old. I have developed world class and top selling: >> Puzzle games >> Racing games >> Shooting games >> Level based games >> Strategy Games >> Action Games >> Arcade Games I work on: >> Cocos2D >> Cocos2D-x >> Unity 3D >> Corona >> Torque Game Builder >> GameSalad Enterprise Mobility: I cater a complete suite of enterprise mobility solutions having my strengths in: >> Healthcare >> Finance >> Banking >> Retail Industry >> Insurance >> Automotive Web Development: I provide customized and turnkey web solutions by combining technical expertise, creative talent and business intelligence to help my clients, across a variety of industries, achieve rapid and measurable results. I have a vast experience in Php, J2EE & Web Designing. I undertake: >> Custom Software Application Development >> Business Application Development >> Web Portal Development >> e-Commerce Application Development >> Social Media Application Development & Integration >> Application Migration >> Application Maintenance & Testing In Php, I work on frameworks like: >> Yii >> Zend >> CodeIgniter >> CakePHP >> Symfony >> Prado >> PhpOpenbiz In J2EE, I am savvy in: >> J2EE application development: EJB, Servlets, JSP, JDBC, JNDI, RMI/IIOP, JTA/JTS, JMS, JavaMail, JSF, Struts, Spring, Hibernate. >> Client/Desktop: HTML/XHTML, JavaScript, J2ME, J2SE, SWING, Macromedia, Flex, ActiveX. >> Application Servers & Web Containers: IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, Red Hat JBoss, Oracle Glassfish. >> Databases: Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, MySQL. >> Frameworks: Spring MVC, Struts, Hibernate, JSF, GWT, Wicket, Stripes, Tapestry, RIFE, Seam, OpenXava. Amaze yourself with my focus areas in Web Designing: >> Responsive Web Design >> HTML-5 >> Grid System >> Bootstrap CSS Framework >> Liquid, Fluid and Elastic Designs >> Hand Coded XHTML >> GUI >> CSS >> JQuery Enterprise Content Management Solutions: My providence and experience in ECMS has empowered my clients to manage and update their websites in-house without the expense of continually using a web design agency for content management. I will be glad to lend my helping hand in Joomla: >> Template design >> Component & module development >> E-commerce development >> Integration of Joomla with other web applications >> Joomla based property management software >> Integration and porting of other web applications into Joomla I have designed and developed multitude of WordPress sites and have hands on experience in WordPress: >> Implementation & Setup >> Module Development >> Integration with existing/new website >> Creating custom Wordpress Theme >> Design to Theme conversion I also cater Drupal: >> Development and Customization >> Training and Consulting >> Performance assessment, tuning and optimization >> Server installation, configuration and tuning

    Associated with: Blue Moon Solutions, Amerald Inc Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    4,123 hours
    3.89
  2. Aleksey S.

    Aleksey S.

    Software Engineer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    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
    3,903 hours
    4.94
  3. Monica Gerchinhoren

    Monica Gerchinhoren

    Mobile Developer and Tester

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm a System Engineer with 10 years of experience. Over the last 6 years I have developed and tested a wide reange of mobile applications in the main platforms iOS and Android. You can check my portfolio and my linked in profile ar.linkedin.com/in/monicagerchinhoren/ Y have several mobile devices phones and tablets I'm very responsible and proactive.

    $13.33 /hr
    1,008 hours
    4.75
  4. Ana Sârbescu

    Ana Sârbescu

    Games Development Assistant Producer

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    My main experience is in quality assurance, but more user experience oriented. Have worked for more than 5 years in the games industry and tried to specialize on product management, reaching out to the clients' needs. Have work in this direction as clients relations and support, as well as designing and improving games and games website. From the technical point of view, i am experienced in implementing and improving Testing processes under agile methodologies, as well as performing manual and automated testing, both desktop and mobile, especially games and e-commerce applications, but not only. Looking forward to find projects that empower the creativeness of the team and the will of giving their best for good results, where self improvement is a must and the accent is put on teamwork.

    $22.22 /hr
    3,847 hours
    5.00
  5. Muhammad Waris Ali

    Muhammad Waris Ali Agency Contractor

    Senior iPhone/iPad Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

    Worried about your application being made in the right time with the right lines of codes??? Well, you are at the right place. With 4 years of experience in iphone development, I can produce fully working apps in considerably short amount of time. And with 5 years of experience in graphic designing, I will make sure you need not to go somewhere else for changing / creation of the UIs and mockupS!!!!

    Associated with: 999Studios

    $20.00 /hr
    1,893 hours
    4.92
  6. Alexey Shestakov

    Alexey Shestakov Agency Contractor

    Senior Programmer/Developer

    Russia - Last active: 14 hours ago

    I'm passionate about games application. I have been successfully developing MMO FPS "stalker-online" for more than last year from the start of project. I'm working on all of basic mechanics and tools to create interesting game process and productive work of game designers. Also i have a more than 6 years experience in network administration, that allows me to create network stable code. More than wich, i have a small experience in game design to help designers create an interesting mechanics. I'm experienced in C#, Python and familiar with BigWorld Engine and Unity.

    Associated with: PyPie

    $20.00 /hr
    1,201 hours
    4.85
  7. Alexander Kozlov

    Alexander Kozlov

    Top level professional Architect and SW engineer

    Russia - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 5

    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
  8. Cartrell H.

    Flash Game Engine Programmer (AS3)

    United States - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 51

    As a Flash game engine programmer, I am adept with the low-level engines for browser-based, 2D, single-player Flash games writing ActionScript 3. My own Flash games have also been sponsored, and I have coded over 50 Flash game engines for clients. Services and terms: 1). Programming and development of the game engine for single-player, 2D, browser-based Flash, non-ad game(s). This is game engine programming exclusively, and does not include designing the game(s), content management, building the web page(s) on which the game(s) might be hosted, or implementing or configuring other server-side resources (high-scoring, login system, user accounts, web scripting, databases, etc.) 2). An ideal minimum duration for the project should be at least 3 months. The project must be for the development of a new game engine, thus, not modifying an existing one, unless I was the previous, sole developer of that engine, and the engine has not been modified by someone else after I have worked on it. Furthermore, the project must not include integration onto third party social sites, such as Facebook, nor must the target platform designate mobile devices. An exception here is if I produce a Flash SWF, then send it to you (as the engine would be complete at this point), then on your end, you convert/port it to your desired platform. 3). Game design details, gameplay mechanics, media (graphics and audio) must already be provided. This includes, but not limited to concepts, gameplay rules, scoring systems, and user interface layouts/functionality. Please contact me if you have any questions.

    $25.00 /hr
    8,888 hours
    4.89
  9. Wilson P.

    Wilson P. Agency Contractor

    C/C++/OpenGL/Network Programmer

    India - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a C/C++ programmer with fair experience in Java and HTML/CSS/Javascript. I specialize in algorithm intensive game physics and ai, desktop applications using wxWidgets, machine learning and C++ based web development targetted for ASPs. Over past 2 years I have 1) Developed from scratch the physics and character maker for a 2D massively multiplayer game. 2) Developed Opensource web application framework in C++ which implements the fastcgi protocol and is designed to solve the c10k problem. 3) GUI for several desktop trading applications using wxWidgets.

    Associated with: Kefas Softwares

    $22.22 /hr
    2,540 hours
    0.00
  10. Vlas Voloshin

    Vlas Voloshin Agency Contractor

    Objective-c / Cocoa / iPhone / iPad Developer

    Russia - Last active: 4 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
    4,382 hours
    5.00