Hi, my name is

Ovie Okeh.

Your friendly neighbourhood developer

I'm a frontend developer based in Utrecht, NL specializing in building (and occasionally breaking) highly dynamic websites, applications, and everything in between.

  • Software Developer
  • Technical Writer
  • The Milwaukee Bucks Fan

About me

Hello! I'm Ovie, a frontend developer by day and part-time insomniac by night.

I build stuff that can be accessed via the web, from websites, dynamic components, or technical articles. I care deeply about performance and best practices and sometimes I can spend more time on a feature to get it juust right. I can get productive with new technologies in very little time and I have a large appetite for learning new things.

Just don't ask me to solve Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem on a whiteboard with JavaScript 😃. I'm currently not looking for new opportunities but if you think you have an offer I can't refuse, get in touch!

Here are a few technologies I've been working with recently:

  • HTML & CSS
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Vue
  • Node.js
  • Redux

How I keep the lights on

Frontend developer @ Eurail B.V.

June 2020 - Present

  • Develop and ship software for the sales of rail passes in Europe
  • Plan and refine features for new and existing projects using an agile methodology
  • Write technical reports or other documentation, such as research findings, project structure and code conventions
  • Ensure quality code by participating in frequent code reviews
  • Evaluate product usage data to evaluate conformance to customer expectations and quality standards

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I would love to hear from you

I love meeting new people.
Even if you don't have anything to say, just say hi.
My inbox is always open. I guarantee I'll reply you.