Building software and user interfaces.

Hey, I’m Derek. I’m a software engineer and designer, and I’m currently looking for new opportunities.


Searching for frontend or fullstack positions.


Built better search and shopping experiences.

Developed internal tooling for the credit approval workflow.

Organized the largest collegiate hackathon in Orange County.

Studied computer science and human-computer interaction.


My favorite news all in one place.

A programmatic SEO experiment.

I recreated the frontend of my favorite startup.

Reinforcement learning, computer vision, and Minecraft AIs.


This year I'll be bouldering, hiking, and exploring the Pacific Northwest. If you're in Seattle, let's get coffee!

Here’s what I've been reading and listening to recently:

Check out everything I'm reading here.


If you want to get in touch, feel free to shoot me a message at hey [at] derekye [dot] com.
Otherwise, here's my resume and LinkedIn.