Hi, I'm Joeylene.

Product-focused software engineer experienced in building apps from the ground up.

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Joeylene (jorenrui) on an ATV

Builds apps from the ground up.

Currently a Sr. IC Product Engineer working on a ThreeJS browser-based sandbox game and a no-code database. I'm experienced with building products from the ground up due to working with early-stage startups.

On the side, I'm building sutle.io, a platform for organizing resources into a directed learning path. I'm also building an MVP for a secret vault app idea of mine.

Mainly uses ReactJS, TypeScript, TailwindCSS, PostreSQL, and Rails but open to learning new things.

Currently at Tonic Labs, previously at Lyon.

Services

Skills that I offer and would love to do but not limited to.

UX Design

I turn ideas into user flows, thinking out the most optimal path in solving a user needs. I focus on the essentials and aim to be minimal, helping with bringing out an MVP for your product.

What I do

  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping

Tools I use

  • Figma
  • Excalidraw
  • React Icons
  • Notion

Frontend Development

Consistency and ease of use of UI components are my focus when writing code. Either following or creating a design system based on the mockups, I do them both while being thoughful of accessibility and performance.

Languages I use

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • Markdown
  • Git

Tools I use

  • ReactJS
  • NextJS
  • MDX
  • CVA
  • TailwindCSS
  • GitHub
  • Terminal
  • VSCode
  • Vercel

Database Design

By understanding how data flows and used through research, viewing forms, and design, data gets normalized and structured in a way that is most efficient when queried and accessed by APIs.

Diagrams I create

  • Conceptual Data Model
  • Data Normalization
  • Entity Relationship Diagram

Tools I use

  • draw.io
  • Excalidraw
  • Notion
  • SQL

Backend Development

Following conventions, I write APIs that is maintainable and easily understood by other developers. Whether authentication, background jobs, uploading files or even sending emails, I'm experienced enough to build what is needed. If not, I am a learner willing to venture out of what's unknown.

Languages I use

  • Ruby
  • SQL

Tools I use

  • Rails
  • PostgreSQL
  • GitHub
  • Terminal
  • VSCode
  • Heroku
  • Railway

Projects

Some of the latest projects that 
I'm currently working on.

Sutle

A platform for saving and organizing online resources into a directed learning path. Got featured on Product Hunt.

Case study coming soon.

Landing page of Sutle

Brown Bricks

Sandbox building & coding virtual world where the only limit is your imagination.

PS: Yup, name is a meme. Owners haven't decide on an official name yet.

Case study coming soon.

Emmet in the world of Brown Bricks

Powerbase

Powerbase provides a unified way to browse, manage, and interact with data stored across multiple systems - systems like your core user database, your customer CRM, and your no-code tools.

Case study coming soon.

Table view of Powerbase

Philosophy

Focused on making meaningful product impact.

User needs over own biases.

Experience

  • Tonic Labs
    2022 - Present
    Senior Product Engineer
    County Dublin, Ireland
  • Tonic Labs
    2021 - 2022
    Full Stack Developer
    County Dublin, Ireland
  • Lyon Software Technologies
    2020 - 2021
    Full Stack Developer
    Manila, Philippines

Latest Blog Posts

Thoughts and concepts I've written about.

A picture of a blog post entitled "Copy Paste - Glide Data Grid" by @jorenrui / September 09, 2022.

Copy Paste - Glide Data Grid

by @jorenrui / November 08, 2022 / #opinions

At work, I was tasked to add the copy-paste functionality to our app. We are currently using Glide Data Grid in displaying records of a remote database. Luckily the grid has a built-in copy paste support so I was able to implement it with a custom callback.

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iPad that has sutle.io profile of jorenrui opened in a Firefox browser.

Sutle Beta: A Fresh Redesign

by @jorenrui / October 17, 2022 / #changelog

I am happy to announce that Sutle is now in beta featuring a new tech stack and design. It also includes new features such as branching out or forking a learning path, reordering path items, and a new profile page.

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A Minecraft-like sandbox game. There's a block selector at the bottom which includes a grass, dirt, cobblestone, wood and leaves block. In front, there are grass and leaves block placed in the terrain.

Minecrafui - A Case Study

by @jorenrui / September 09, 2022 / #case study

Minecrafui is a simple Minecraft clone built to practice ThreeJS. It includes the basics features of the game such as first-person camera view, movement controls, collision detection, inventory / block selector, and sound effects.

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