Q&A With Yinan

Joining us straight from Texas A&M with a Master's Degree, Yinan brings a love of math and art and the place they collide.

Where are you from and what languages do you speak?
Shanghai, China. Mandarin and, of course, English.

What inspires you?
The visualization of the mathematics formula. Basically, the collision of Tech and Art.

Why did you pick a career in animation?
Perfect combination of Art and Tech.

Thoughts about Portland?
!!!!!!!So great!!!!!!! Love it! Love the weather first, especially in summer. People are nice! Air is fresh! Just a little slower pace.

Favorite treat?

When will you know that you’re successful?
I'll have a solid position in a society, then have plenty of time enjoy the life.

When you were 6, what did you think you’d would be when you grew up?
...no memory before 10...

What’s your biggest failure so far?
Thinking failure is a failure.

What is your most prized possession?

Your favorite websites?

Samples of Yinan's Work