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Patrick Ryan

Freelance Steam Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since August 22, 2018

Patrick is a Unity developer with six years of experience in the engine. Over those six years, he has gained extensive knowledge of the various systems within Unity including Mechanism (Animator), physics, particles, and third-party integration. On top of these systems, Patrick has a good understanding of how the editor/engine itself works and has developed engine tools to allow for better and more seamless development.

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Chirag Patel

Freelance Steam Developer
United KingdomToptal Member Since September 21, 2022

Chirag is a senior software engineer with 17 years experience in the mobile application space working across Android, iOS, Flutter, and JavaME. Capable of leading and taking ownership of all development process elements from product inception to release. He has worked on applications for the biggest brands, including Nike, Reebok, BMW, Vue Cinemas, Zoopla, and Travelex.

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Jakub Miculka

Freelance Steam Developer
Czech RepublicToptal Member Since June 29, 2022

Jakub is a freelance game developer specializing in game design and gameplay programming. He has over six years of game-making experience and has worked on over 20 game projects. Jakub worked under the label, Collective of Crab, to create his mini-indie game studio. He specializes in Unity3D but also has a lot of experience with HTML5 game frameworks such as Phaser.js and Cocos Creator. He is proficient in C#, TypeScript, and other common programming languages.

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Viacheslav Dubikovskiy

Freelance Steam Developer
MontenegroToptal Member Since November 30, 2020

Viacheslav is an accomplished game developer with two Master's degrees and a number of multiplayer projects on UE4 and Unity engines. His portfolio boasts several published AAA multiplayer game titles, such as Panzar, an award-winning game with a large community. He is a professional, broad-minded C++ and C# programmer familiar with modern programming patterns. Viacheslav's projects can be found on the Apple Store (iOS, macOS), Google Play, Microsoft Store (UWP), and Steam.

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Ahmed Yosri

Freelance Steam Developer
RomaniaToptal Member Since October 30, 2019

Ahmed has been a generalist game developer since 2012. He has worked on gameplay, shaders, artificial intelligence, full-stack, and performance at companies such as Gameloft, Forgotten Mines, and an Egyptian startup. He enjoys development as much as learning new technologies and algorithms.

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Nebojsa Brindic

Freelance Steam Developer
SerbiaToptal Member Since October 19, 2017

Nebojsa has a master's degree in software engineering and a decade of development experience, including working in a team that's passed through two startup accelerators with gaming projects. Experiencing this has given him a solid background in game development and entrepreneurship. Recently, he's been specializing in VR/AR development, emphasizing its appliance in sports, education, firefighting, and the military fields.

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Steven Liu

Freelance Steam Developer
TaiwanToptal Member Since May 6, 2022

Steven has been a game developer for over nine years with great enthusiasm for game development. He's helped develop and publish multiple titles on Android, iOS, and PC Steam platforms. He loves to work with artists and designers to create great experiences for players. He is a strong problem solver and a good communicator. He can work fast and efficiently, whether solo or leading and working with a team.

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Tolga Ay

Freelance Steam Developer
TurkeyToptal Member Since October 8, 2018

Tolga is a seasoned developer who built his own game —Remnants of Naezith— in three years. This game works on multiple platforms such as Nintendo Switch, macOS, Windows, Linux, and was published on Steam. This allowed Tolga to master C++ since the project was built without a game engine. His most vital skills currently lay in the C++ area, but he's pretty handy with SQL and Node.js, as well. All in all, Tolga is a code perfectionist who always ensures that he meets project deadlines.

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Adel Zendouh

Freelance Steam Developer
AlgeriaToptal Member Since November 8, 2022

Adel is an experienced programmer and a REST API back-end developer with several years of experience in the domain. He is attentive to details, a fast learner with strong problem-solving abilities, and always eager to communicate and collaborate with team members. Adel worked in a fast-growing company developing on-demand services. Other than that, he also has a strong interest in game development.

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

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  • How are Toptal Steam developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our Steam 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 Steam developers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

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

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

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your Steam 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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