Toufic Halwani, Software Developer in Nice, France
Toufic Halwani

Software Developer in Nice, France

Member since December 29, 2020
Toufic is a WordPress and full-stack developer with eleven years of experience. He is enthusiastic about supporting his clients on large-scale projects and taking up challenges within expert technical teams. As a former CEO of a French startup, he understands the company's needs and knows how to see beyond the code.
Toufic is now available for hire




Nice, France



Preferred Environment

NPM, Chrome, Linux, Visual Studio Code, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is an eCommerce platform that ranked third on Google using WordPress and Laravel.


  • Founder | WordPress Developer

    2017 - 2020
    • Founded the startup and led the development of the app that facilitates the administrative procedures for the users.
    • Managed the whole team, from the technical choices to SEO matters. Ranked third on Google's first page in six months on more than 60,000 researches per month.
    • Developed the front end using WordPress, back end using Laravel, and led the mobile app development in React Native.
    Technologies: Vue, React, Laravel, WordPress
  • Freelance Web Developer

    2012 - 2017
    • Developed several websites for my clients. They were essentially showcase websites created using WordPress.
    • Ensured compliance with W3C and Google standards in terms of optimization, page loading time, and best SEO practices.
    • Respected customer planning and communicated with the technical team to implement the technical architecture.
    Technologies: Laravel, CSS3, HTML5, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2009 - 2012
    • Developed several showcase websites using WordPress and Drupal content management systems.
    • Tracked and fixed bugs using Redmine and reported my work to the project manager.
    • Prepared presentations and trained the clients to use the back office successfully.
    • Used Git to remotely version control the source code and work with the team.
    Technologies: Silex, Drupal, WordPress
  • Junior Front-end Developer

    2009 - 2010
    Tequila Rapido
    • Conducted front-end development using HTML and CSS. Created highly advanced interfaces for big French companies like Renault, GDF Suez, and many others.
    • Used JavaScript and jQuery for developing the front end for different clients. Added dynamic animations to web pages.
    • Deployed websites to make them public on the web. Worked with staging and production servers.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5


  • Nouvelle Carte Grise Website

    A WordPress website with a theme and custom eCommerce plugin. The front end is linked to a Laravel back end. It handles hundreds of orders each day and several thousand orders each month. The customers also have a dedicated interface to upload their documents and follow their orders.

  • People Voyage PrivĂ© Website

    A showcase site for the leading online travel sales company in France. The website presents the company's team, retrieves job offers from a web service, and displays news on a blog section. The theme was built from scratch, and the call to the web service is done through a custom plugin.

  • Mingat Website

    Developed the website of one of the leaders in the French vehicle rental market. The vehicles are collected from a web service. An advanced search engine allows users to select dates as well as rental options, and availability is checked in real time. All features were built with WordPress.


  • Languages

    HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Drupal, Visual Studio Code, Linux
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Nuxt.js, Silex, Chrome
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue, React, jQuery
  • Tools

    Git, NPM
  • Other

    Software Development, Web Project Management, Multimedia Design, Company Strategy


  • Master's Degree in Project Management
    2009 - 2012
    Institut G4 - Marseille, France
  • BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computer Science
    2007 - 2009
    University of Nice - Nice, France

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