Welcome to Ilios Interactive
This website, iliosinteractive.com, is a hand-crafted personal website built by and for Scott Patterson, a professional designer/developer based out of Reno, Nevada (USA). This website serves to display Scott’s work, and allows Scott to blog about various design, development, and technology topics.
An experienced digital strategist.
I am highly experienced in designing and building incredible websites that are powerful, beautiful, functional, responsive, and user-friendly. I have a passion for minute details, am innovatively creating meaningful experiences for users, and am pushing the limits of web design and front-end development through constantly educating myself with new technologies and trends.
I offer a successful and documented background of design experience. I have over thirteen years of professional experience in website and interactive design, user experience, web strategy, web development, and print design. I specialize in identifying and solving complex design and usability challenges through implementing best practices and through careful planning and execution. With a Mobile First approach, I create websites that are scalable and useful for desktop and mobile users alike. I have been recognized with numerous design awards and accolades for my exceptional style and vast knowledge of web design techniques and technologies.
Specialties: HTML5, CSS3 (LESS and Sass), jQuery, coding by hand, CMS integration, user experience, information architecture, interactive design, web design, web strategy, section 508 standards, usability, project management (Scott is a Certified ScrumMaster), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office 365 Integration, and Sharepoint Integration/Development.
Browse my latest portfolio entries to view my latest work which includes but is not limited to User Experience/Interface Work, Web Design, Front-End Development, and Email Design/Development. Interested in working with me? Great, scroll down to the “Work With Me” section below!
- UI & Experience Design
- Website Design
- Digital Design
- Email Design
- Print Design
- Scott Codes by Hand 
- HTML5, CSS3 & SASS , and PHP
- Database Management
- Content Management Systems 
- Sharepoint Integration
- Version Control 
- Branding Development
- Digital Strategy
- Project Management
- Information Architecture Development
- Content Strategy
- Persona Development
I’ll buy the coffee.
When time permits, I enjoy collaborating on select design and development projects. Using the button below, contact me and let’s chat about what you might have in mind.
 – Scott’s been coding by hand since 2006 using various text editors including VI, Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, Coda 2, TextMate, and NotePad++.  – SASS, SCSS, and LESS Preprocessors.  – Sitecore, WordPress, Woocommerce, Umbraco, Sharepoint, and many others.  – Team Foundation Server, and GIT.