About jQuery UI
jQuery UI Team Leads
Richard D. Worth — Project Lead
Scott González — Development Lead
Scott González is a web developer living in Raleigh, NC. As a Development Lead, he puts a lot of effort into keeping jQuery UI, and especially core, small, efficient and consistent. He is also the jQuery UI accessibility team lead and contributed large parts to the Dialog plugin.
Jörn Zaefferer — Development Lead
Jörn is a Java engineer living in Cologne, Germany. He's a Development Lead and contributed his accordion and autocomplete plugins to jQuery UI. He has also been a driving force of the jQuery core development process, pushing out many of the 1.0.x releases. He's responsible for completely rebuilding the jQuery test suite, now known as QUnit, and writing a large number of the test cases.
Todd Parker — Design Lead
Todd, a principal at Filament Group Inc., is lead of the jQuery UI design team with a focus on creating a coherent visual and interaction design system for the widget library. He is also involved with the design of the ThemeRoller application, jQuery UI CSS framework, and the jQuery UI web site.
Adam J. Sontag — Developer Relations Lead
Adam J. Sontag is a New York City-based developer at Bocoup. As Developer Relations Lead, he is dedicated to keeping jQuery UI in sync with the community's needs and wants and fostering open lines of communication in both directions. He is also a co-host of the yayQuery podcast.
Dan Heberden — Documentation Lead
Dan Heberden is a web consultant based in Portland, Oregon. He's passionate about all things web and more so the community of developers he assists. He's an active contributor to the jQuery project and is obsessive about clean, beautiful code that follows best-practice.
jQuery UI Design Team
Scott is a web designer/developer at Filament Group Inc., and also leads the design team at jQuery.com. He is a member of the jQuery UI design team and is actively involved with the design of the jQuery UI widgets, the jQuery UI CSS framework, and ThemeRoller.
Maggie, production manager and front-end developer at Filament Group Inc., is a member of the jQuery UI design team and collaborates on widget design and documentation, accessible markup structure, and the jQuery UI CSS framework. She contributed working design prototypes for the menu and positionTo widgets.
Patty is a principal at Filament Group Inc. and contributes to the UI design and documention and ThemeRoller design.
jQuery UI Developer Relations Team
Ralph is a Senior Engineer at BrandLogic Corporation. Ralph is currently a Developer Relations evangelist on the jQuery team for jQuery and jQuery UI. He also co-hosts the Official jQuery podcast, a weekly show that interviews key members of the jQuery community.
Paul is an active member of the jQuery community, participating in, and administrating the jQuery IRC channels and frequently blogging about jQuery and its functionality. He is also the co-creator of the yayQuery podcast. He maintains the HTML5/CSS3 feature detection library Modernizr, the code generator CSS3 Please, and other open-source tools for front-end developers.
Keith is the initial co-creator of the datepicker widget and continued to work on it after being included to jQuery UI. Also, you can also find some plugins about time control on his personal website.
Corey is the President of Momentum Workshop, Inc. and is active in jQuery community on IRC, and Stack Overflow. He is currently working on the effects and animations for jQuery UI and hopes that his work will "effect" your websites positively.
David is a web developer in Austin, TX and is active answering jQuery / jQuery UI questions on Stack Overflow as time allows. He contributed to the tabs rewrite and is currently working on helping with the new Selectmenu widget.
Alex is a web developer in Charlotte, NC and helps to fix bugs, review pull requests and help move the jQuery UI project forward.
Kris is a web developer/consultant out of the Chicago area. He has contributed a number of bug fixes to the jQuery UI project and is currently working on enhancements to the Menu widget.
Paul Bakaus — Creator
Member of the jQuery UI documentation team.
Initial author of the jQuery UI Effects.
Initial author of the jQuery UI Datepicker.
Created the jQuery UI logo and the first jQuery UI theme, flora.
Member of the jQuery UI developer relations team.
Member of the jQuery UI development team.
David works for the Fluid project and helps jQuery UI to become ARIA compatible as part of a Mozilla funding. He's also part of the jQuery UI accessibility team and works out solutions to make the markup of jQuery UI more accessible and unobstrusive.
Rich is an adaptive technology consultant working for the MIT Adaptive Technology Information Center and the WGBH National Center for Accessible Media. A long-time screen reader user, he appreciates the beauty of well written software and feels that jQuery and jQuery UI should be usable by everyone. He provides detailed feedback on the ARIA implementation and suggestions from the perspective of a screen reader user.
Colin is the technical lead for the Fluid Project at the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre. He contributes to the jQuery UI accessibility effort, helping make jQuery UI more usable for everyone.
Michelle is a software developer working on the Fluid Project at the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre. She works on the jQuery UI accessibility effort, and so far has contributed ARIA support and improved keyboard navigation for the dialog plugin.
Klaus is a senior web developer and specializes in front-end development at Nokia in Berlin, Germany. He has contributed a great deal to the Tabs plugin, as its initial creator.
Ca-Phun is a web developer and contractor living in Hong Kong. He has contributed large parts of the upcoming spinner component and its automated tests to jQuery UI.