Building software and interfaces.

Hey, I'm Derek! I build software and modern web experiences.


Accelerating learning for students.


Built better search and shopping experiences.

Improved the credit approval workflow.

Developed website for Orange County's largest collegiate hackathon.

Studied computer science and human-computer interactions.


Privacy-first solution to personal finances.

Daily feed of my favorite news.

Programmatic SEO experiment.

Trained a reinforcement learning agent to play Minecraft.


This year I'll be 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 LinkedIn.