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I'm Richard Haddlesey PhD

Web Designer and Developer Web Tutor Digital Archaeologist

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I am passionate about the adoption and use of digital technologies to improve both our working and personal lives.

Technology can help us learn and play!


I have taught web design, computer sceince and IT for many years across many levels. I now to apply my skills and knowledge in the commercial sector to build real-world applications.

  • Fullname: Dr Richard Haddlesey
  • Birth Date: 5th of June
  • Job: Web Developer
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I am highly skilled in front-end development stacks - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript = React, React-Native, Vue, and Svelte. I Have also used full-stack technologies = PHP, Laravel, Axios, Python, SQL

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    Full Stack Development
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    Font End development

More of my credentials.

I pride myself in my debugging and problem solving skills. I am an advocate of Computational Thinking!

I am very well travelled and well cultured having visited 39 countries so far!

Work Experience

Full Stack Developer

Aug 2020 - Present

Venntro Media Group

Full-stack developer role specialising in Svelte JS, SQL, PHP, Laravel and Docker to build a dynamic SASS platform for dating apps

using Svelte to build reactive web Apps in an Remote - Agile environment utilising Git, Hangouts, Jira, Slack, Sentry, etc.

Full Stack Developer

July 2019 - July 2020 - The UK’s personal tax app

Full-stack developer role specialising in React, React-Native, SQL and PHP to build a dynamic tax app for digital self-assessment

using React to build the web App, React Native to build a cross-platform mobile App, PHP and SQL to create the back-end with API calls. We used the HMRC API to create a tax app for the phone and web. This is a permanent role with Untied who are an award winning FinTech Start up working directly with the CTO in an Agile environment with a 50/50 office/WFH split utilising Git, Zoom, Jira, Slack, Teams, Notion etc.

Full Stack Developer

June 2019

genEric Web Design

Full-stack developer role specialising in React and React-Native

using React to break the generic mould and create interactive and responsive web sites as a freelance developer.

Full Stack Developer

March 2019 - May 2019

RLA Group, Bournemouth

Full-stack developer role specialising in ReactJS and Laravel PHP to build a dynamic user interface to fetch marketing data for the Volkswagen Group.

The contract was to build an easy to use UI to track and display various data relating to sales and servicing communications. I harnessed the power of ReactJS to build the front-end and Axios to send and receive data from the API and database. This was an exciting role that taught me much about commercial software engineering and how to harness the power of the web to disseminate and engage with data visually.

Lead Tutor of Web Dev and react

March 2017 - Feb 2019

The Training Room, Poole

Senior Tutor of the IT service Line specialising in Web Development and programming. The role included tutoring and mentoring students online. Marking and assessing students work and providing constructive feedback. Designing and updating course content and creating additional resources.

Realising the changing trends in web development - I designed, built and ran a React and React-Native course. During this course I really connected with React and decided I want to develop sites rather than just teach how to...

Teacher of Computer Science

Mar 2016 – April 2017

The Bishop of Winchester Academy, Bournemouth

Teacher of Computer Science. Teaching GCSE OCR and AQA 9-1 GCSE. KS3, KS4 and KS5. Yr7 Mentor. Cambridge Technical in ICT (KS5). Also taught History and RS (KS3).

Teacher of Computer Science

Jan 2016 – Mar 2016

Jambo Recruitment, Bristol

Supply teacher. GCSE Computer Science, Maths, Business Studies.

Teacher of Computer Science

Jan 2015 – Oct 2015

Teaching Personnel, Bournemouth

Supply teacher mainly teaching Computer Science, ICT and Business Studies at secondary level. Including GCSE Computer Science (AQA and OCR)

Marine Inspector and Surveyor

May 2013 – Dec 2014

Marine Inspection Services, Weymouth

Carrying out Hull Condition Surveys, Steel Renewal, Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement (UTM), NDT Inspections, Coating Condition Surveys and Pitting tests using Ultra-sound technologies.

Historic Buildings Consultant

Jul 2011 – Present

Historic Building Consultations, Weymouth

Services include – non-destructive, archaeological, metric, photogrammetric, dendrochronological, and geophysical surveying of historic buildings. Appling Digital Archaeological techniques


Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Feb 2006 - Nov 2010

Universities of Winchester and Southampton

Fully funded Scholarship into Computer Applications in Archaeology. Lecturing in Digital Archaeology

React.js, Router, Redux, SASS

Apr 2018 - Aug 2018


Upskilling and refresher in Modern JS frameworks

Level 2 Business and Administration

Mar 2018 - Apr 2018

Havant and South Downs College

Up skilling in management duties

PGCE in Secondary ICT

Sep 2009 - Jun 2010

University of Exeter

Included two secondary school placements teaching ICT and a primary school. Learning the Philosophy of teaching and educating.

PILT (Postgraduate Induction to Learning and Teaching)

Aug 2006 - Jun 2008

Universities of Winchester and Southampton

Tutition in the principles of lecturing to Undergraduates and Higher Education students.

Master of Science (MSc)

Sep 2004 - Aug 2005

University Of Southampton

MSc Archaeological Computing (virtual pasts) including data visualisation, ArcGIS, XML, X/HTML, Databases

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Sep 2001 - Jul 2004

Bournemouth University

Heritage Conservation BSc (Hons 2.1)


Check Out Some of My Work.

Below are some examples of my previous contracts. Both in web design and digital archaeology.

Expert, Independent Advice About Buying a Property in Spain.

Buying a property in Spain is a dream shared by many, however it can easily become a nightmare.

This website is dedicated to offering clear, unbiased advice about the Spanish property market, helping buyers to make informed decisions, save money and avoid expensive mistakes.

James uses his skills and experience to help make sure that buyers are fully prepared to search for property in Spain and aware of the common mistakes that can turn dreams into nightmares.


What Can I Do For You?

I can offer consultancy in both Digital Archaeology and Web Development. This includes Digital Imagery and Photography, Historic Building Surveys and Programming. See below for more details


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Mobile: (+44) 7501 789014