Barbara Yang

front-end software engineer & aspiring home chef


UC Berkeley

B.A. Cognitive Science, 2015-2019

Minor in Computer Science.

Talk to me about ↠ Painting; Linguistics; Stigma and Prejudice; Computer Graphics; Brain, Mind, and Behavior

Upcoming ↠ Sociolinguistics; Neuroscience; Behavioral Economics; Personality Psych; Computational Photography



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

Innovative Design

VP External Affairs, AUG 2015 - DEC 2017

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

VP Administration, JAN 2017 - MAY 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, AUG 2015 - DEC 2016

Designed logos and visual assets for off-campus organizations.



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


Photoshop • Illustrator • Lettering • Sketching


Salads • Grilled Cheese • Chicken Katsu

I'm always trying to learn new dishes.