Monetary Social Network Platform Developer

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Avg Bid (USD)
$685
Project Budget (USD)
$250 - $750

Project Description:
To develop a mini social network platform that allows its members to play multi-player games with each other. You must have an understanding of Photon Server (Unity 3D part) from exitgames.com and Apache Server. This job posting is for website software platform developer and not a games developer.

Some of the key features to develop:
1. Secure Sign In and Registration with and without Facebook Connect
1.1. Allow activity updates to appear on the members Facebook wall
1.2. Allow member to invite friends from Facebook to join the website
1.3. Allow member to transfer friends from Facebook over to the website
1.4. Allow mass email invite to the website
1.5. Email validation through registration process
1.6. Upload avatar picture or use Facebook profile picture
2. After secure sign in, members are taken to a profile Dashboard 
2.1. Within the dashboard, a member is able to manage their friends list.
2.1.1 Search for other website members (directory) and add/invite them to become part of the members friends lists.
2.1.2 A member can invite another members to play a game
2.2  A member is able to manage credits. Credits are required to play a game. Credits are purchased using Paypal.
2.3 A public and private (friends) leader-board
2.4 Members can message each other through threaded conversations or via online chat message box similar to Facebook.
2.5 Members can set their statuses with a message.
2.6. Members can access their own and others history and statistics.

You must also develop a back-end administration for the website platform where accounts, payments, game management, statistics etc are tracked and managed.

Experience
Must have worked with CMSs, Portals and E-Commerce systems
Developed and configured complex database structures
Developed administration systems
Worked with payment gateways
Ability to connect and configure to social networks such as Facebook Connect Worked with gaming servers
Understand Networking
Worked with gaming and cloud servers
Understand networking and importantly security

Technical Requirements
PHP, MySQL, CSS, XML, Ajax, Soap, JQuery, Javascript, HTML, CGI, C#
Photon Server Multi-player Gaming Network Engine (Unity 3D)
Apache Server
Knowledge of Unity 3D scripting
Knowledge of Adobe Action-Script
Working with APIs such payment gateways and social networks

Next
If your interested then please contact me along with your CV and I will send you a full development documentation. Please indicate development time-frame, cost and availability.

Additional Project Description:
06/22/2012 at 6:40 CDT
More clarification

Set-up
1, To develop a mini social network platform that allows is members to play multi-player games with each other.
2, You will NOT be developing the game but only the website front-end and back-end administration
3, The multi-player game is developed in Unity 3D
4, The game will be hosted on Photon Server (Unity 3D) from exitgames.com.
5, The website front-end and back-end administration will be hosted on a Apache Server and all data stored in a MySQL database.

Play
6, Data will be imported from the MySQL database in-order to configure the game. When the game ends, data will be stored from the game into the MySQL database.
7, To play the game, each player must have the required credits. If not, they can then purchase credits using Paypal.
- ie 10 credits $10, 20 credits $20, 30 credits $30
8, The wining player will be placed on a leader-board. Each player will have position rating based on winnings, performance time and the amount of games played.

Social Network
9, to join, users can become players by registering through the front-end website or through Facebook Connect api.
10, However, if without Facebook connect, a user must validate their email
11, if a user registers through Facebook Connect, then they have the option to invite their Facebook friends to
- a, join the website
- b, if any of the Facebook friends are already players of the website, they can become friends of the user (favorite players list)
- c, any of the users game playing actives can automatically shared on the users Facebook wall.
12, Once the user has registered and become a player. They have the option to chat to other players similar to Facebook chat and threaded inbox messages.
13, they can also add players to their 'favorite players list'
14, they can leave status message updates
15, they can manage credits
16, they can view the leader board and see everyone's position rating
17, Email notifications are sent if the player is not logged onto the website.

Skills required:
AJAX, Javascript, MySQL, PHP, Unity 3D
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