Federico Ariel Huel, Developer in Strasbourg, France
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Federico Ariel Huel

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Ruby on Rails Developer

Strasbourg, France
Toptal Member Since
August 12, 2014

Federico is an experienced developer and project leader focusing on web services and web applications. He enjoys model design and scalability challenges, and is proficient with a variety of languages and frameworks, including Ruby, Python, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Django, and Yii.



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The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is an app for the Buenos Aires government that includes functionality from several different apps they own in one application.

Work Experience

Project Manager, Senior Web Developer

2014 - PRESENT
The Amalgama SRL
  • Created web applications using the Django framework.
  • Developed an API to connect Android and iOS devices to the server using Ruby on Rails.
  • Led a mobile project for Android and iOS.
  • Handled front-end development using HTML5, CSS3, and AJAX.
  • Implemented a Linux application to merge and edit video footage (Avconv).
  • Created an iOS application to transfer money, goods, and services.
Technologies: Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ajax, CSS3, HTML5

Web Developer

2013 - 2014
Ministry of Education
  • Developed a scholarship management application using Python and Django.
  • Created a site for students to apply for scholarships using Python and Django.
  • Created a back-end to generate reports of scholarships delivered by the ministry using PHP with the Yii framework.
  • Developed a back-end for ministry investments to universities around the country using PHP and Yii.
  • Created an Argentinian map showing investments and scholarship data (when mousing over a province). Used AJAX, PHP, and jQuery.
Technologies: Yii, PHP, Django, Python

Web Developer, Project Manager

2011 - 2012
Eryx Soluciones
  • Created an internal management tool for the Devoto Prison in Argentina using Python and Django.
  • Led a team of three people using tools such as Trello, Redmine, and more.
  • Created a back-end platform for renting and selling commercial properties using Python and Django.
  • Handled front-end development of the above platform.
  • Created a website called HP Rewards for students to apply to courses, using PHP and the Yii framework.
Technologies: Yii, PHP, Django, Python

Web Developer

2009 - 2011
Insite Latin America SRL
  • Developed an online store for HP Argentina using PHP.
  • Supported an online store for Oral B using PHP.
  • Developed a HP website using PHP for people to upload photos to be evaluated by a jury.
  • Supported a HP jackpot platform with PHP to give awards to people buying printer cartridges.
  • Developed a printer recommendation website based on customer needs using PHP.
Technologies: CakePHP, Yii, PHP

Expense tracker

This is the project that allowed me to enter the Toptal network.
All functionality works through AJAX, which is unusual for Ruby on Rails apps.

Amalgama's Web Site

Amalgama is an agency specialising in responsive website design, web application development and engaging mobile experiences. This is the site I developed, mostly front-end.


Wordpress responsive site with double scroll on site and custom system for the images of each page.


Wordpress interactive site for the diapers mexican brand Kiddies. It includes a couple of javascript games and animations.


Mobile app to manage money, goods and services to Mexico. Android and IOS platforms. Not launched, in development.

Practicá con Astor

Site where school students can evaluate themselves making tests, developed in django for the Buenos Aires City Goverment.
2006 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Universidad de Buenos Aires - Argentina


Google Maps, Google API, Facebook API, jQuery, MooTools


Trello, RubyMine, PhpStorm, Redmine, PyCharm, Sublime Text 2


CodeIgniter, Ruby on Rails (RoR), AngularJS, Yii, Django, CakePHP


Python, PHP, Ruby, CSS3, Smalltalk, JavaScript, HTML5


Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Object-oriented Programming (OOP)


Linux, Magento


MySQL, PostgreSQL



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