Bill Scott

Bill Scott

UX Leader, Author, Speaker

Sr. Director, UI Engineering, PayPal. Former Netflixer. UX Leader, Designer, Engineer, Author, Speaker. Y! Pattern Curator. Early Mac game developer (1985)

Scott is the former Yahoo! Ajax evangelist and pattern curator for the Yahoo! Design Pattern Library.

He has a long and glamorous history in the IT world, due mostly to his unique understanding of both the technical and creative aspects of designing usable products. His ramblings and musings can be found at


Principles and Patterns for Rich Interaction

6 principles

Bill Scott, Theresa Neil