Born and raised in Beijing, Yiming grew up with a great enthusiasm for storytelling. Intrigued by the magical power of film since an early age, she naturally chose to major in film in her undergraduate studies. During her time at Loyola Marymount University, she developed her passion in visual design of film. Since then, she started working as a production designer on different projects which have been selected and screened at numerous film festivals in the U.S. and internationally, including the DGA student awards and LA Shorts International Film Festival. She recently graduated from the American Film Institute Conservatory with a MFA in Production Design.

​Yiming is a lifetime loyal fan of bulldogs.