Serene Yap

MA Service Design at Royal College of Art, Ex-Product Designer at DBS Bank

Singapore, Singapore
I'm a distracted goofball who howls occasionally to lighten moods. My interests lie in graphic, web and spatial design as well as documentary photography and writing. I'm also into sociology and anthropology, and I believe design education should be transdisciplinary.

Work Experience


Product Designer

July 2015 - September 2020 Singapore, Singapore

Studio Ensemble


May 2014 - June 2015 Singapore

Why Serene?

Freelance Graphic & Web Designer

2012 - Present Singapore, Singapore

MediaCorp (okto)

Branding & Promotions Intern

October 2010 - February 2011 Singapore, Singapore


LASALLE College Of The Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Design Communication

Specialism: Graphic Communication
August 2011 - May 2013 Singapore, Singapore

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Diploma in Mass Communication

Graduating Electives: Photojournalism, Documentary Production and Integrated Digital Media
April 2008 - February 2011 Singapore, Singapore


English (Native),
Chinese (Native),


Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Lightroom, Avid, CSS, CSS3, Final Cut Pro, Garageband, HTML, HTML5, IMovie, Microsoft Office Suite,