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Toptal is a marketplace for dedicated Indie Game Developers. Top companies and startups choose Toptal Indie Game Development freelancers for their mission-critical development projects.

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Hernan Saez

Freelance Indie Game Developer
ArgentinaToptal Member Since April 17, 2018

Hernan is a software developer with more than 18 years of experience working with different platforms and technologies, like C++, OpenGL , iOS, Unity3D, Android, Xamarin, C#, JavaScript, .NET Framework, Java, and others. He likes video games, movies, comics, reading, and drawing.

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Mattia De Prisco

Freelance Indie Game Developer
ItalyToptal Member Since April 12, 2022

Mattia is a software engineer dedicated to crafting high-quality code that is functional, efficient, and readable. He has experience in diverse fields, such as autonomous driving, embedded systems, back-end development, and Unreal Engine, with a strong skillset in C++ and Python. Mattia prefers working on Linux and uses Git for version control to ensure seamless software development. His unwavering commitment to excellence sets him apart in the industry.

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Ahmed Halabya

Freelance Indie Game Developer
EgyptToptal Member Since June 9, 2022

Ahmed is an innovative game programmer with over five years of experience in the gaming field. He has collaborated to launch many successful projects and worked on a team that developed top products for five consecutive years. Ahmed is currently seeking game programmer jobs to utilize his knowledge and skills to advance his portfolio and potential for increased responsibility.

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Garegin Tadevosyan

Freelance Indie Game Developer
ArmeniaToptal Member Since July 1, 2021

Garegin is a C# developer with a career spanning multiple industries and a variety of environments. As the sole developer for gamified playground equipment, the CTO of an educational gaming startup, a developer in a multinational social casino team, and developer of a social network for car drivers. Garegin has proven he is comfortable working under pressure to deliver games for mobile, desktop, and web.

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Tripcents wouldn't exist without Toptal. Toptal Projects enabled us to rapidly develop our foundation with a product manager, lead developer, and senior designer. In just over 60 days we went from concept to Alpha. The speed, knowledge, expertise, and flexibility is second to none. The Toptal team were as part of tripcents as any in-house team member of tripcents. They contributed and took ownership of the development just like everyone else. We will continue to use Toptal. As a startup, they are our secret weapon.

Brantley Pace

CEO & Co-Founder

I am more than pleased with our experience with Toptal. The professional I got to work with was on the phone with me within a couple of hours. I knew after discussing my project with him that he was the candidate I wanted. I hired him immediately and he wasted no time in getting to my project, even going the extra mile by adding some great design elements that enhanced our overall look.

Paul Fenley

Director

The developers I was paired with were incredible -- smart, driven, and responsive. It used to be hard to find quality engineers and consultants. Now it isn't.

Ryan Rockefeller

CEO

Toptal understood our project needs immediately. We were matched with an exceptional freelancer from Argentina who, from Day 1, immersed himself in our industry, blended seamlessly with our team, understood our vision, and produced top-notch results. Toptal makes connecting with superior developers and programmers very easy.

Jason Kulik

Co-Founder

As a small company with limited resources we can't afford to make expensive mistakes. Toptal provided us with an experienced programmer who was able to hit the ground running and begin contributing immediately. It has been a great experience and one we'd repeat again in a heartbeat.

Stuart Pocknee

Principal

How to Hire Indie Game Developers Through Toptal

1

Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

A Toptal director of engineering will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
2

Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Indie Game developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
3

The Right Fit, Guaranteed

Work with your new Indie Game developer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

FAQs

  • How are Toptal Indie Game developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Indie Game developers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with engineering experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

  • Can I hire Indie Game developers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with an Indie Game developer within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal Indie Game developers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Indie Game developer begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

Tap Into World-Class Talent

  • Trusted Experts Only

    Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

  • The Right Fit

    The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

  • Scale as Needed

    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

  • Seamless Hiring

    Seamless Hiring

    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

  • Flexible Engagements

    Flexible Engagements

    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

  • Expert Talent Matching

    Expert Talent Matching

    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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