People

Yashi Okita: Founder 1946-2015

  • Graduate of Tama Art University, Tokyo
  • Internship with Saul Bass Studio Design Center Tokyo
  • Graduate of Academy of Art University, San Francisco
  • Worked as Art /Creative Director at various ad agencies worldwide such as JWT (DKA), Benton Bowles, BBDO and Pinne & Hebers: Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles, Palo Alto and San Francisco
  • 1982 – Established Yashi Okita Design in San Francisco

Sarah Jane Ilumin – Principal

  • Educated at Mapua Institute of Technology
  • Started with YOD in 1991 as Production Manager
  • Oversees business management and new client development

Nefertiti Yusah: Senior Designer / Partner

  • Graduate of Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • Started with YOD in 1995 to Current
  • Handles most of the projects from A to Z with Yashi as a partner

Colin Nitta: Design / Illustration Associate

  • Graduate of California College of the Arts, San Francisco
  • Specialized in illustration, graphic design and web development

Dimitry Nosov: Web Production Associate

  • Graduate of Art Institute of Phoenix, Arizona
  • Specialized in Customized Back-End Web Development

Gurdip Singh: Accountant / Bookkeeping

  • From India and Educated in USA as an Accountant
  • Worked for YOD since 2009

Client List

  • Agilent Technologies
  • Air Transport IT Systems
  • Apex Die
  • Asahi Kasei Microsystems
  • Bear Valley Ski Resort
  • Blackstone Coffee
  • Bruker Daltonics
  • Candy Jar
  • Chevron
  • Echelon Corporation
  • Ed and Don’s Chocolates
  • Environmental Control
  • Escort Corporation
  • Exar Corporation
  • Excel Corporation
  • Fujitsu Electronics
  • Green Hills Golf Club
  • GT Global Financial
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Indigo
  • Intel Corporation
  • KLOK Radio Station
  • Kungkungan Bay Resort
  • Laserbyte
  • The Learning Company
  • Levi Strauss Company
  • Marriot Hotels
  • MaxOptix
  • Michelle Maddox Shoes
  • Micromeritics
  • Mitsubishi Electronics
  • Moonstar Buffet Restaurant
  • Oki Semiconductor
  • Osborn/McGraw Hill
  • Oxford International
  • PeopleSoft
  • Ricoh Corporation
  • Sega America
  • Seiko Epson
  • SpectraLinear
  • Stalworth Consulting
  • Stanford Medical Center
  • Traditional Medicinals
  • VHG Labs