About Russ

IT Consultant & Web Developer

Russ has been an IT professional since 1997, and freelance since 2000 giving him approaching twenty years experience in application development.

He currently specialises in full-stack web development for SME and corporate clients. He is experienced in full project lifecycle development, taking projects from inception through design to development and final deployment. He can work as an independent consultant and also in collaborative development environments. He is an experienced tech lead and an effective mentor.

In addition to his technical expertise he can call upon a network of top flight professional contacts to assist with graphic design, search engine optimisation and native mobile development to help you deliver the most effective product you can and really stand out in today's on-line environment.

Russ is available for freelance and contract opportunities.

Current technologies offered:

  • PHP
  • MySql
  • Laravel
  • Codeigniter
  • Vue.js
  • Node.js
  • Express
  • NoSql databases
  • AngularJS
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • SCSS
  • GIT
  • Expression Engine
  • Wordpress
  • Cordova

Selected Clients:

  • PROPHET Profiling
  • Like Digital Media
  • 3Spirit UK
  • BT
  • Win Cash Live
  • Ark-H Response Handling & Fulfilment
  • Roche Pharmaceuticals
  • Chroma Sports
  • DeBeers
  • CitizenCard
  • Racing UK
  • Ealing Homes
  • The Adult Guide to London
  • SE Marketing
  • Walthamstow Osteopaths
  • National College for Teaching and Leadership
  • Ealing Homes
  • Fluent Events
  • Smith & Nephew

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Some Recent Projects

PROPHET Profiling

2014 Agency to date: Chroma Sports then Independent

PROPHET is a business-focused profiling tool that helps individuals understand what they need to think about to improve their personal success, helps teams understand how to get the right people in the right roles with the right relationships to significantly enhance performance, helps organisations understand the potential of their people.

A complete enterprise level suite of applications that process user data to produce sophisticated PDF based reports, a system for customers to assemble and order complex combinations of products and data analysis and a comprehensive back-office management system.

Home Spirit

June 2016 - February 2018, Client: 3SpiritUK

A suite of tools to assist people living with dementia and their circle of support.

Tools include an Environmental Audit, a Person Centered Planning tool, an innovative Circle of Support tool and other tools for use by health-care professionals and others. Features full integration to PayPal Merchant Services for subscriptions.

Stay Frendz

November 2015, Client: 3SpiritUK

An Android app used to collect leads from tutorial sessions.

An effective tablet based lead capture system. The tablet is passed around training sessions for attendees to enter their details, maximising clarity and efficiency. Once captured and when a network connection is available lead data be uploaded to back office systems or exported directly into MailChip.


October 2015, Agency: Like Digital Media

An online tool networking career and retraining coaching providers with staff who are in the process of changing job.

The system provides a searchable database of coaching resources which job seekers can connect with and book. The system tracks bookings and payments and provides a full management system for both job seekers and coaches.

Win Cash Live

December 2014 to April 2015, Agency: Chroma Sports

Real time gambling site. Interface synchronises with live video TV channel plus additional games.

Gamers can set up an account then play along with televised games on the Win Cash live television channel (Sky channel 192), and access other games. Plays and prizes are processed and shown in real-time. The website is constantly updated with the latest games.

Super Racing

2014 Agency: Chroma Sports

A large scale data processing and display system providing real time betting information used by a range of online publications for the largest news agency in Australia.

The system is subject to very high demand and uses Akamai ESI technology.

Marxism Festival

2013 - 2017: Independent Commission

A fully featured CMS driven brochure and booking system for a major annual conference. Driven by a fully featured bespoke content management system including ticketing and payment processing, an interactive timetable and a mobile version of the site.

Roche Pharmaceuticals Catalogue

2013 Independent Commission

A tablet optimised website providing real time interface to third party stock system enabling staff of this major pharmaceutical company up access up to date information on products and availability.

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Russ is well known around the folk scenes of East London and Essex as a performer and a promoter.

Russ with Zither Banjo. Photo courtesy Stella Creasy.

A respected guitarist and banjo player with a repertoire of material ranging from traditional folk songs through music hall and ragtime to the most modern contemporary songwriters.

His 2012 album Last Night in Babylon was described as "Masterful" by fRoots magazine.

He has staged well received concerts at a variety of London venues including the prestigious Cecil Sharp House.

He is a member of the East London folk punk band Steve White & The Protest Family who are gaining a great reputation on the London and festival scene.

Russ has a website dedicated to his music at www.russchandlermusic.com

Russ Chandler Music Promotions
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