We are Yay Brigade, a nimble design studio in Los Angeles.

Recent project

All the Bands website screenshot

All the Bands


In the summer of 2019, we launched a passion project: All the Bands is a website where users can create an inventory of their favorite musical acts and compare the list with their friends. Kudos to Jack Greenberg for his React wizardry!

Recent project

Cover and featured article spread of The Pool Magazine

The Pool Magazine – Issue 4

Who we are

Based in Los Angeles and led by principal Roman Jaster, Yay Brigade works with a multitude of talented collaborators who join the studio on a per-project basis.

Current and recent collaborators include Kat Catmur, Ella Gold Jack Greenberg, Jessica Kao, Candice Navi, Jessica Peng, and Guanyan Wu.

Nicole Jaffe co-founded Yay Brigade with Roman Jaster in 2014. Nicole was instrumental in shaping the studio for the first four years. She moved on to new adventures in 2018.

We were nominated for a 2018 Webby Award

Webby Awards nominee banner next to screenshot of Pioneering Women of American Architecture Website

Our clients include:

  • Pasadena Conservatory of Music
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • UCLA Lab School
  • Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation
  • Institute For Figuring
  • MAK Center for Art and Architecture
  • Nefesh
  • Cell Dogs
  • Windfall Lumber
  • Oakwood School
  • Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust
  • Los Angeles Regional Collaborative
  • Institute of Domestic Technology
  • Green Dragon Office
  • Root Simple
  • LA Native Plant Source
  • East of Borneo
  • Public Fiction
  • artists Natalie Bookchin, Fritz Haeg, Ariel Osterweis, Elana Mann, Susan Mogul, Carolyn Monastra, Diana Thater, Quintan Ana Wikswo

What we do...

  • Website Design & Development
    • UX Strategy
    • Information Architecture
    • Wordpress Development
    • Responsive Web Design
    • eCommerce
  • Illustration
  • Print Design
  • Identity Design