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David Draper

Freelance Shaders Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since August 2, 2022

David is a software and video game developer who specializes in Unity development. He has worked on various projects, including game development, web development, augmented reality, and virtual reality. David developed shaders and post-process effects using ShaderLab, Cg, and HLSL. He is passionate about graphics and shader development.

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Romeo-Gabriel Băisan

Freelance Shaders Developer
Romania
Toptal Member Since January 20, 2022

Romeo is a senior software engineer with 10+ years of experience in game development. He specializes in Unity for 2D or 3D games and C# .NET for building reliable back-end services. Romeo can take ownership during development or help out in gameplay, graphics, shaders, engine, tools, AI, networking, optimization, and code architecture.

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Sebastian André

Freelance Shaders Developer
Germany
Toptal Member Since August 10, 2022

Sebastian is an award-winning developer with a strong background in design. He invented an entirely new method for rendering volumetric data, delivered several augmented and virtual reality projects, and launched the world's 1st fully interactive planetarium learning platform. Sebastian is recognized for his ability to create products that hook customers, has launched products to the App Store, and excels in projects where learning is made fun and effective.

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Karla Brkić, Ph.D.

Freelance Shaders Developer
Croatia
Toptal Member Since February 20, 2018

Karla is a bilingual professional with a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and 10+ years of experience in developing outstanding computer vision, machine learning, and AI technologies as a dedicated research scientist. As a motivational leader, she thrives in building research agendas and managing complex projects to provide world-class products, systems, and platforms. She also forges lasting relationships and uses out-of-the-box thinking to drive cutting-edge research efforts.

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Sebastian Janisz

Freelance Shaders Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since February 25, 2017

Sebastian is a rockstar programmer with two decades of programming experience in games and tech, including many solo indie games. He has worked with Disney multiple times, for whom he was tasked with their highest priority R&D projects (including tracking for Jedi Challenges AR, which other experts claimed was impossible). He codes many times faster than normal and is suited for problems that are too difficult, tedious, or time-sensitive for other programmers (especially in game development).

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Fabian Rückert

Freelance Shaders Developer
Germany
Toptal Member Since February 11, 2019

With a master's degree in computer science and more than nine years of hands-on experience, Fabian is an expert in the field of computer graphics. His technical knowledge, creativity, and eye for detail produce truly engaging virtual experiences. Fabian is also experienced as a freelancer and knows that the keys to success when working remotely with a client are clear communication, defining expectations, and delivering exemplary work on time.

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Goran Lalić

Freelance Shaders Developer
Serbia
Toptal Member Since April 17, 2016

Goran was a hobbyist indie game developer on the side for a decade and liked it so much that he pursued a career in it. From junior member of a startup to chief architect in a large company, Goran has a variety of experience in game and web development. He is comfortable at all stages of development (design, implementation, optimization, and integration of cutting edge advanced graphics) and a variety of platforms (2D/3D, desktop, web, mobile).

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Godeffroy Valet

Freelance Shaders Developer
Belgium
Toptal Member Since January 5, 2021

Godeffroy is an expert in C++ development and software architecture who excels at producing efficient and maintainable software quickly. His experience includes VR, 3D engines, robotics, deep learning, math, and physics. Godeffroy graduated from the best engineering school in France. He continuously expands his knowledge and capabilities and helps others increase their knowledge and skills.

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Oliver Perez Camargo

Freelance Shaders Developer
Colombia
Toptal Member Since January 25, 2016

Oliver is an engineer who is highly passionate about creating dazzling user experiences with a focus on graphics and interactivity. He is also an experienced entrepreneur, which gives him the ability to understand the requirements of a business as a whole. Oliver is very proactive and can work with little to no guidance if needed, so he is a very good fit for projects that require creativity and nontrivial problem-solving.

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Eduardo Dias da Costa

Freelance Shaders Developer
Brazil
Toptal Member Since May 20, 2015

Eduardo is a developer with over a decade of experience focused on client and front-end applications. He is always open to learn and take up new challenges that can make him handle new languages and/or technologies. He specializes in computer graphics, image processing, game development, tools development (CLI, desktop, etc.), and UI/UX/front-end development.

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Carlos de Oliveira Junior

Freelance Shaders Developer
Brazil
Toptal Member Since June 27, 2018

Carlos is an artist-programmer with hundred of projects as experience. He is chief technology officer at SuperUber, where he's been contributing to developing interactive projects for museums and events worldwide since 2011. He is a PhD student in Visual Arts at UFRJ, researching open-source art. Carlos graduated in Design and holds a master's degree in Creative Economy at ESPM.

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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.

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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.

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How to Hire Shaders Developers Through Toptal

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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.
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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right Shaders developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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The Right Fit, Guaranteed

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

FAQs

  • How quickly can you hire with Toptal?

    Typically, you can hire an SEO expert with Toptal in about 48 hours. For larger teams of talent or Managed Delivery, timelines may vary. Our talent matchers are highly skilled in the same fields they’re matching in—they’re not recruiters or HR reps. They’ll work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics, and match you with ideal candidates from our vetted global talent network.

    Once you select your Shaders developer, you’ll have a no-risk trial period to ensure they’re the perfect fit. Our matching process has a 98% trial-to-hire rate, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the best fit every time.

  • How do I hire a Java developer?

    To hire the right Shaders developer, it’s important to evaluate a candidate’s experience, technical skills, and communication skills. You’ll also want to consider the fit with your particular industry, company, and project. Toptal’s rigorous screening process ensures that every member of our network has excellent experience and skills, and our team will match you with the perfect Shaders developers for your project.

  • How are Toptal Shaders developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Shaders developers to ensure we only match you with the highest caliber of talent. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut.

    In addition to screening for industry-leading expertise, we also assess candidates’ language and interpersonal skills to ensure that you have a smooth working relationship.

    When you hire with Toptal, you’ll always work with world-class, custom-matched Shaders developers ready to help you achieve your goals.

  • Can you hire Shaders developers on an hourly basis or for project-based tasks?

    You can hire an SEO expert on an hourly, part-time, or full-time basis. Toptal can also manage the entire project from end-to-end with our Managed Delivery offering. Whether you hire an expert for a full- or part-time position, you’ll have the control and flexibility to scale your team up or down as your needs evolve. Our Shaders developers can fully integrate into your existing team for a seamless working experience.

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Shaders 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.

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    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.

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

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

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

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