Building software and user interfaces.

Hey, I'm Derek! I'm a software engineer with a love for design. I'm currently looking for new opportunities.


Rust, Haskell, and interface design.


Built better search and shopping experiences.

Developed internal tools for the credit approval workflow.

Organized and developed webpages for the largest collegiate hackathon in Orange County.

Studied computer science and human-computer interaction.


Privacy-first solution to tracking monthly spending.

Daily feed of my favorite news.

Trained a reinforcement learning agent to play Minecraft.

Programmatic SEO experiment.


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.