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Robert Megone

Robert Megone

Technical Game Designer and QA Tester

United Kingdom - Last active: 08/01/2014 - Tests: 2

Game Designer on the successfully Kickstarted adventure game Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse. (Vita, iOS, Android, PC, Mac & Linux) alongside other design and QA credits for the following: »Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse - Revolution Software »Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror - Remastered - Revolution Software »Broken Sword: Director's Cut - Revolution Software »Beneath a Steel Sky: Remastered - Revolution Software »Scurvy Scallywags - Beep Games »The Big Big Castle - Beep Games »Middle School Confidential - Be Confident - Electric Eggplant »Middle School Confidential - Real Friends - Electric Eggplant »Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game - Electric Eggplant »Middle Manager of Justice - Double Fine »The Journey Down Chapter 1 - Skygoblin »The Journey Down Chapter 2 - Skygoblin »Da New Guys - Wadjet Eye Games »Resonance - Wadjet Eye Games »Shadowess - Playchilla Devices: Desktop: MacBook Pro 10.9 Mavericks iMac 10.8 Windows 7 Laptop Apple: iPhone 3G (iOS 4.2.1) iPhone 4 GSM (iOS 7.0.4) iPhone 4S (iOS 7.0.4) iPad 1 (iOS 5.1.1) iPad mini Wi-Fi (iOS 7.0.4) iPad 3 Wi-Fi (iOS 6.1.3) iPhone 5s CDMA+GSM (iOS 7.1) iPod Touch 2G (iOS 4.2.1) Android: Lge Nexus 4 (Android 4.3) Zte Blade (Android 4.4.2, Cyanogen Mod)

$22.22 /hr
17 hours
5.00
Julia Miller

Julia Miller

WORLD OF WARCRAFT/GAME TESTER/SCRIPTWRITER

United States - Last active: 11/30/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

I am very interested in quality assurance testing in the gaming world. I would consider myself a veteran and expert of World of Warcraft after my many years of playing. I am a EXPERT at WOW (World Of Warcraft) Reviews, Article Writing, Scriptwriter, Videos, Tips, Techniques, Blog Writing, Scripts and Making In-Game Videos with or without voice for all World of Warcraft Content and Recently Mists of Pandaria. MMORPG, MMO, Voice Over, Digital Art, Anthropormorphic Artist. I also enjoy seeking out bugs and glitches in the game and looking for even the smallest mistakes. Game quality is very important to me. I am very interested in Writing Gaming Reviews, Articles, and Blogging and development of a large range maps and mod testing. I am well qualified physically and intellectually in COMPLETE game testing of new games or development projects, also along with reviewer, writer, and game tester. I would enjoy a concept artist opportunity. I have self taught myself how to draw since age 7 (another hobby of mine). My art is more fantasy based. Examples can and will be provided. I would be seeking opportunities in Data Entry, Online Research, Customer Service, Lead Generation, Data Mining, Telemarketing, Phone Support, Appointment Setting, Internet Research, I am just starting out on my own and am looking to gain experience and eager to work hard. Please consider me for any assignment. USA based. And a Very Hard Worker!!

$13.33 /hr
67 hours
5.00
Zach Bowman

Zach Bowman

Game Developer / Designer, Web Developer / Designe...

United States - Last active: 08/29/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 13

As an independent game developer and web developer, my skills are broad and versatile. I handle all aspects of web and game development, from design to programming, art, and sound. My experience spans working on solo projects, being part of small teams, and even acting as lead or project manager. I trained in programming and software development at Millersville University, and recently earned a full-stack JavaScript certificate from Code Fellows. I'm well-versed in a variety of programming languages, game engines, and software tools, and I continue to expand my superhero toolbelt of skills on a weekly basis. My web design experience goes back about fifteen years and I currently specialize in pages built with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. I'll also design and draw any logos, web graphics or backgrounds you need. I program browser-based software using JavaScript and jQuery, and I'm currently working on a new project in AngularJS. I've been designing and programming my own games independently for almost twenty years now, using C++, C#, XNA, Gamemaker, JavaScript, Lua and other game engines. I've got experience working in both 2D and 3D, and I've worked on a wide range of genres including action, arcade, rpg, strategy, and puzzle. Check out my online portfolio for more examples of my work: http://www.zachbowman.com A more complete list of my skills: C#, C++, Javascript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Lua, XNA, GameMaker, Node.js, WPF, JSON, XML, XAML, Handlebars, Grunt, Mocha, Chai, Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Gimp, Hammer, Radiant, Worldcraft, Sony Acid, Sony Vegas, Cool Edit Pro

$17.78 /hr
58 hours
4.87
Ryan B.

Ryan B.

3D Artist with 10+ years experience.

United States - Last active: 08/07/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

As a veteran of the CG industry, specifically in the video games industry, I have gained expert knowledge in: - Autodesk 3DS Max/Maya - Adobe Photoshop - UDK (Game Development) - Unity3D (Game Development) - ZBrush 3.5+ - High and Low polygon modeling - Current and next-gen pipeline and workflow - Portraits and Illustration I have spent time as both a production artist and an outsource manager, getting a chance to not only develop my artistic and technical skills, but also problem solving and communication skills. I have adapted a measure twice and cut once attitude towards all my tasks, spending time upfront to properly plan and prepare.

$11.11 /hr
10 hours
5.00
Aleksei L.

Aleksei L.

Mr

Ireland - Last active: 01/09/2013 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 2

I am a student studying computer science in university. I had an interest in programming since I was a teenager, especially in game development. By completing several small projects of my own, I taught myself C,C++,D and X86 assembly. Now I am looking to apply my experience and enthusiasm to create cutting edge projects, and to get a better idea of an industry. I am particularly interested in game development(graphics/physics/ai), high performance programs and compiler development. I have a good knowledge of OpenGL(2 and 3+) and windows and linux apis, plus a basic understanding of DirectX11. I also have a bit of experience with website development, in particular html, css and javascript (client and server with node.js).

$33.33 /hr
41 hours
5.00
Kyle D.

Kyle D.

2D Game Designer / Concept Artist

United States - Last active: 07/07/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I'm a 2D game designer, concept artist, writer and all-around lover of videogames and fantasy. Inbetween developing and releasing games of my own, I enjoy providing 2D animation and pixel art as well. I am always learning, and gather inspirations from all corners of the spectrum. And as a working ethic, I will always work to favor quality assurance.

$16.94 /hr
43 hours
4.64
Ali R.

Ali R.

iPhone / cocos2d / box2d Developer

Pakistan - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

I have more than one years of experience in developing quality mobile apps/games. I have worked on 12+ apps/games which are live on app store. I have experience and projects to back that up on various platforms. I have developed games on Cocos2d, Cocos2dX as well as iPhone apps. So i know what it takes to finish projects and do quality work within given time.

$13.33 /hr
112 hours
5.00
Usman Idreesi

Usman Idreesi

iOS / Android apps and game developer

Pakistan - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

I have made dozens of games and apps for iOS and Android. I am a skilled programmer with 2 years of development experience in: __________________ | Game Engines | ************************* --> cocos2d-x (v2.x - v3.x) --> cocos2d --> box2d __________________ __________________ | Additional Tools | | Ads SDKs | ************************* ************************* --> InApp purchase setup --> Revmob --> Game center --> Chartboost --> Nextpeer (Multiplayer) --> AppLovin --> Facebook integration --> PlayHaven --> Twitter integration --> Tapjoy --> Parse (Push notifications) --> iADs --> Flurry Analytics --> Flurry --> AppSee --> Mobclix --> Project Mayhem --> Neocortex --> Project Mayhem 2 --> Vungle --> Project Zero --> AdMob --> Local Notifications --> AdColony and much more... For me perfection in my work is the key to satisfaction. My first priority is to keep ahead of time and satisfy my clients :) Thanks. *NOTE: Payments are also accepted through: - Payoneer - Paypal

$16.67 /hr
14 hours
5.00
Dennis Porter

Dennis Porter

3D Game Artisan

United States - Last active: 05/25/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I strive to produce the highest quality work within my abilities but am not afraid to branch out and approach other tasks I am asked to perform. I am professional, have excellent communication skills and expect the same from my employers. I specialize in hard surface & environment modeling (and texture mapping) using Maya and ZBrush, both for video games, film, and 3D prints. My additional skills include rigging, 3D animation, 2D animation in Flash, and workflow enhancement in MEL script. I am familiar with the Unity 3D game engine and have a superior grasp on the game asset production pipeline from initial concept all the way to importing assets into game engines. You may see some examples of my work and résumé at www.DennisPorter3D.com An example of my animations can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZfGRV5f3Fc You may view my LinkedIn profile at http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dennis-porter/30/850/507 Note: I have Max and Maya listed as proficiencies, however I am much faster with Maya. If you have any questions at all, do not hesitate to contact me.

$17.99 /hr
21 hours
5.00
M. Zain Ul Abdeen

M. Zain Ul Abdeen

iPhone, iPad,Android Developer

United Arab Emirates - Last active: 03/28/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 13

I am an experienced iPhone,iPad and Android Developer with an excellent portfolio and a number of applications used by users across the globe.Seeking a challenging role in IT industry where my technical knowledge, analytical and managerial skills can be put forth for the successful completion of projects.Thank you. Look forward to hearing from you and serving your business.

$13.00 /hr
68 hours
4.99