The principal engine programmer on the Halo series has Microsoft studio 343 Industries and joined Naughty Dog to work on the new Sony console.
"I miss working with many capable developers on the Halo team, but am also excited to develop for PS4," said Corrinne Yu on Twitter.
Yu joined 343 Industries more than 5 years ago and prior to that spent two years as studio wide director of technology at Gearbox Software where she programmed Brothers In Arms and Borderlands. Kotaku named her one of the 10 Most Influential Women in Gaming in the Last Decade.
Away from the games industry she has also done work with on the Space Shuttle program at Rockwell International California and won an award for her nuclear physics research.
Naughty Dog is currently working on a new Uncharted title for PS4.