Yuyan was born in China and moved to the UK in 2016. She graduated from Kingston University with a BA (Hons) in Illustration Animation, Yuyan is a sincere image-maker who is interested in exploring more possibilities of narrative. Having studied animation, she is interested in the connectivity between different images.
Yuyan’s collaborative projects at Kingston University include a promotional video for the 50th anniversary of the novel 'Slaughter House Five' with Vintage publisher, and an animation for the Royal Opera House. In 2020, she joined Tencent, one of the largest internet companies in China, as a designer intern. She then worked as an independent designer on the Shenzhen Trendy Play Exhibition (2020) before taking up an internship with Qunar, one of the leading travel websites in China. Yuyan is currently involved in pre-concept design for a children's movie.