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We are a group of blooming creative thinkers that welcome challenge.

We build and evolve experiences under the umbrella of products that make up Yahoo. We’re always expanding the team with stand out talent and look forward to meeting you today.

Your mission
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Your day to day

●  Create design solutions that define the user interface and user experience of our products.


●  Play a critical design role at the very front end of product development.


●  Work with multidisciplinary teams and collaborate with other designers and product managers on design concept ideation and development. 


●  Employ a user-centered design process to create beautiful design solutions


●  Lead user testing, working alongside our research team, at all stages of the product lifecycle.


●  Iterate your product using real user data from hundreds of thousands of people.

The DAs
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Min Jea Seo 

Hi, I’m Min. I recently graduated from Artcenter College of Design with a Bachelor of Science in Interaction Design. I like to cook with new recipes and try different restaurants around me.

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Inken Zhou

Hi there! Here is Inken. I recently got my master’s in visual communication design - interaction option at Rochester Institute of Technology. Previously live in New Jersey and just move to the Bay area. I am an animation lover and independent game developer in my leisure hours,  painting cute animals everywhere!

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Samantha Cheung

Hello, my name’s Samantha and I’m thrilled to join the DAP!

I recently graduated from UC San Diego studying Cognitive Science & Design and am glad to be back in the Bay Area where I grew up, although I’m already missing the warm beaches.

I’m a homebody at heart and love staying in with a good book or to knit/crochet.

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Emily Dong

Hi, I'm Emily! I graduated from UCLA last year where I majored in biochemistry…but now I’m a product designer on the DSP team (long-ish story). I’ve lived in LA my whole life, and in my free time I love traveling and spending time with my dog Riley. Super excited to join the DAP family!

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Our Alumni

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Jun Ye

Formerly at Yahoo Media Content Experience and currently at DSP.

Savannah College of Art and Design alumni.

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Fred Liu

Formerly at Yahoo Identity and currently at Yahoo Finance.

Georgia Institute of Technology alumni.

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Yuhui Mao

Formerly at Yahoo Media Content Experience and currently at Yahoo Finance.

University of Washington alumni.

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So Young Han

Formerly at Yahoo Mail’s Inbox Commerce and currently at Yahoo Sports.

Carnegie Mellon University alumni.

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Mika Jiang

Formerly at Yahoo News and Yahoo Sports.

Georgia Institute of Technology alumni.

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Paopao Ge

Formerly at Yahoo Inbox Commerce and Ads Innovation team.

Carnegie Mellon University alumni.

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Dawen Zheng

Formerly at Yahoo Ads and currently at Yahoo Sports.

University of Washington alumni.

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Peace Chung

Formerly at Yahoo Homepage and currently at Yahoo Fantasy Sports.

Macaulay Honors College alumni.

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Chris Riesner

Formerly at Yahoo Homepage/Search and currently at Yahoo Mail.

California College of the Arts alumni.

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Ashlynn Tan

Formerly at Yahoo Mail and currently at Yahoo Commerce.

Academy of Art University alumni.

Previous DAP lead.

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Ellen Kim

Formerly at Yahoo Personal Finance and currently Yahoo Finance.

New York University alumni.

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Pramiti Khan

Formerly at Yahoo Entertainment and currently Ads Innovation team.

Savannah College of Art and Design alumni.

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Zoe Chung

Formerly at Yahoo Messaging and Yahoo Ads.

Emily Carr University of Art and Design alumni.

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Yu Liu

Formerly at Yahoo Ads and Yahoo Sports.

University of Michigan alumni.

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Wan-Ting

Formerly at Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Finance.

University of Michigan alumni.

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Judy Zhu

Formerly at Yahoo Fantasy Sports and Yahoo Finance.

Carnegie Mellon University alumni.

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Joy Im

Formerly at Yahoo Sports and Yahoo News.

School of Visual Arts alumni.

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Tiffany Taimoorazy

Formerly at Yahoo Sports and Yahoo News.

The University of California, Los Angeles alumni.

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Talia Knobel

Formerly at Yahoo Sports and Yahoo Mail.

University of Michigan alumni.

Previously worked as DAP lead.

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Nelly Shih

Hi there, this is Nelly! I came from an advertising background and recently graduated from UW HCDE program. I will be working on Yahoo Identity and base around Bay Area. In my free time, I stay with my dog, Hendrick (on the right) , and some of his dog friends. I’m trying to build a workout habit and working on my way to improving my cooking skills.

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Sara Bai

Hi, I’m Sara! I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a master degree in product innovation,  and recently moved to Austin, TX. I’m now part of both the DSP and Rize team (Yay!). Ex-architect and big cat lover. I did all my wedding flowers by myself and like to do flower arrangement in my free time. If you ever need a bouquet or flowers for events, grab me!

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