Glauco Pires

About Me

Hey there! My name is Glauco Pires, and I'm a game developer. I've started working with games since 2010, and since then I've created entertaining experiences for mobile, desktop and web platforms.

  • LocationRecife, Brazil
  • HobbiesRunning, Rubik's cubes, traveling
  • LanguagesEnglish, Portuguese, Italian
  • FreelanceFully allocated

My Services



Bringing ideas of entertainment experiences to life, using state-of-the-art technology.

Game Design

Game Design

Using nearly a decade of experience building games to plan and execute exciting projects.



Simplifying the learning process of the best development tools online.





Game Developer

2016 - Present Glauco Pires

Glauco is a Top Rated freelancer in the Upwork platform. He works independently in the development of casual and educational games, as well in the e-learning industry as a game development instructor.


2014 - 2017 Manifesto Games

Responsible for overseeing the development of top-quality games from the ground up, in all of its stages: from negotiation and scope definition to planning and execution. Such role involves the coordination and supervision of production teams on a daily basis, making sure that all teammates have everything they need and that the projects are on schedule and budget.

Lead Developer

2013 - 2014 Manifesto Games

Development of games for Outsourcing and Games for Brands. Coordination, supervision and assembly of programming teams. Technology and viability analysis for the company's projects.


2011 - 2013 Manifesto Games

Development of casual games for desktop (Windows and OSX) and mobile (Android and iOS) platforms. Creation of design tools to aid the process of user experience adjustment.

BSc. Computer Science

2009 - 2013 Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Glauco graduated at the Center of Informatics (CIn) of the Federal University of Pernambuco. CIn is one of the best and largest academic centers of technology in Latin America, with over 30 years of existence. The national and international recognition is due to the department's high academic level, formed by over 50 PHDs.

Volunteer Translator

2006 - 2011 Valve Corporation

Glauco worked as a moderator on the Brazilian Portuguese group of Steam Translation Server, reviewing suggested translations by other members and evaluating new candidates. He was also responsible for translating texts from the digital game distribution platform Steam and games developed by Valve Corporation, like Half-Life, Left 4 Dead and Portal.

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Get in Touch

Recife, Brazil

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