Russell Montgomery

Full Stack Game and Web Software Developer

Building Games

Games are serious business online! I build games with smooth animations, immersive physics, and artificial intelligence to keep your audience interacting with your brand on their desktop and mobile devices.

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Creating Web Apps

Web apps have gained in popularity as users demand more from the web sites they love. With carefully architected client-side and server-side technologies I create dynamic web apps that are responsive to the needs of your customers and fans.

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Server Admin

I enjoy setting up and maintaining servers, the foundation of any good online property. I've managed small sites on shared boxes to multi-server configurations with over ten million unique users a month.

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About Me

  • Full stack developer
  • Deadline-driven
  • Based in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jargon-free communication
  • Security- and privacy-focused

I've worked with clients in diverse industries:

  • Television
  • Banking
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Education
  • Children's Products
  • Online Media

Building Games

I've been making HTML5 games for four years and before that Flash games for six years. Physics and artificial intelligence scaling for optimum performance on mobile devices. As advertisers discovered that HTML5 could bring more dynamic content to their ads, I've been hired to build ads with fluid animations, interactivity, and even games playable right inside the ad!

Some clients I have built games and interactive online ads for:

Mattel, Nerf, Lego, My Little Pony, Monster High, Parmalat Cheestrings, Ontario Provincial Police, NBA, Joe Fresh, Girl Guides, Furby, Walmart, Monster High, Nintendo, Canadian National Institute for the Blind

Games Portfolio

Creating Web Apps

A veteran of web development, I've been building sites since the web's early days. From technical architecture of the server, database, codebase, and development processes, through to QA, launch, and the progressive evolution of the site. I've also managed technical teams to ensure milestones are hit and standards and best practices are applied for successful delivery of larger projects.

Some clients I have built websites and web apps for:

University of Toronto, RBC, BMO, Scotiabank, Manulife, TVOntario, TreehouseTV, Dino Dan, Odd Squad, Roll Play Live, Giver, Playdate (DHX), Breezin' Thru, Mercedes USA, McDonald's Canada

Server Admin

Online games and sites need servers to call home. Also databases, geolocation targetting, and custom APIs to manage dynamic content and users. I can get all of this configured and built with security, uptime, and performance in mind. Want some datamining to discover quantitative stats about how your product's being used? I can do that too!

For security reasons I don't publicly identify the servers I manage.

Contact Me

If you have a project that needs a solid developer or you need more information about me or just want to bounce some ideas off me, please let me know. I'm always open to exploring new opportunities to help add some fun and excitement to the world!

Why “Rusty Ramone” when my name’s Russell Montgomery?
It’s an online name I started using in the early days of the web and now that's how the internet knows me.