Fred Yi is a graphic designer, web developer, and illustrator living in Washington, DC.
He studied art at the University of Maryland in College Park. While he was a student there, he worked as a graphic designer for the Department of English, an audio-visual technician at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, and a design studio monitor for the Department of Art. He was also an active volunteer at the college radio station WMUC-FM: He co-hosted the show "Ambient Love Dance" and volunteered as a sound engineer for the long-running WMUC show "Third Rail Radio."
In 2009, Fred began working for the PBS program Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. He helped produce, edit and shoot stories for the
show's website, including "Claire Diaz-Ortiz: Twitter's Outreach to Faith Leaders," "Open Spaces, Sacred Places," "Arlington Temple Meditation," and "Arlington Temple Meditation."
In 2014, Fred left Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly to work as a freelance graphic designer. He first started working with the Music in Me Foundation to help design the books "The Bully Blues" and "Sparkle."