Barbara Yang

front-end engineer, wannabe creative, & aspiring home chef


UC Berkeley

B.A. Cognitive Science, 2015-2019

Minor in Computer Science.

Talk to me about ↠ Painting; Linguistics; Stigma & Prejudice; Cities & Theories; Personality; Computer Graphics; Neuroscience; Perception



Product Engineer, incoming August 2019

Putting my love of spreadsheets & beautiful products to work.


Engineering Intern, Summer 2018

Built out a major consumer feature for NerdWallet's flagship iOS/Android app.

(React Native, Redux, JavaScript ES6)


Engineering contractor, Fall/Winter 2017

Revamped transactional email templates (e.g. order confirmation, shipping notification) from the ground up.

Continued development on my intern project.

(HTML, CSS, Zephyr, React, Redux)

Engineering intern, Summer 2017

Designed and developed a web application to optimize online shopping in a retail setting.

(React, HTML, CSS)

Girls Who Code

Teaching assistant, Summer 2016

Helped teach computer science and programming fundamentals to 20 high school girls.

Led lessons and helped guide projects on web development, Python, OOP and Arduino.

Community & Leadership


Project Leader, Spring 2019

As my final undergraduate experience, I'm leading a student developer team to finish and deliver our project to SFAI.

Designer/Developer, Fall 2018

Created an MVP student art marketplace (Ruby on Rails, React, Figma) for the San Francisco Art Institute.

Innovative Design

VP External Affairs, Fall 2017

Organized a day-long student designathon, bringing in a panel of speakers/judges from the design industry.

VP Administration, Spring 2017

Managed club logistics, e.g. emails, room reservations, and membership.

Led a team of eight designers to create design work for student organizations.

Blue Team Designer, 2015-2016

Designed logos and visual assets for off-campus organizations.



React • React Native • Redux • HTML/CSS • Python


Photoshop • Illustrator • Lettering • Sketching


Somen Noodles • Salads • Grilled Cheese • Chicken Katsu

I'm always trying to learn new dishes.