Scott Thiessen portrait

Photo by Ben Schauland



Scott Thiessen is a creative technologist and design-minded front end developer based in Seattle, Washington.

Over the past 18 years, Scott has assembled a diverse portfolio of creative work for cultural institutions and companies large and small—including The Art Institute of Chicago, SFMOMA, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, KEXP, Amazon, MoPOP, Space Needle, Cinerama, MOHAI, University of Washington, Henry Art Gallery, and The Seattle Public Library. His work has been recognized by Communication Arts, SXSW, SEGD, Webby Awards, FWA, IDCA, and others.

Currently, he is a Senior Design Technologist at Amazon. Previously, he was Senior Developer at Belle & Wissell, Co, Senior Interactive Developer at Bukwild, a Designer & Developer at If/Then and CrashShop studios, and operated his own web studio, Varyable. He has also taught interactive media courses at the School of Visual Concepts and Seattle Pacific University.

Scott enjoys early morning hikes, late afternoon naps, extended bike trips, raising plants, and exploring the patterns/math found in nature.