IA Design & Usability: Steven Heitman, Information Architect, User Experience Designer, Project/Product Manager


Information Architect Specialist / User Experience Designer


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Expertise

User research
Information Architect
User experience design
User experience architect
Interaction design
Navigation systems design
Wayfinding
User-centered design
Project/product manager
Technical writer
Usability
Mentor
Director


Steven Heitman, Sr. Information Architect (IA) Specialist, User Experience Designer, Project/Product Manager

Steven Heitman
Senior Information Architect (IA) Specialist
User Experience Designer
Manager



Consultant

I really enjoy working with clients and helping them to move successfully forward with their projects. I see it as a co-creative process. Working together as a team enables every project to move forward. I can help your organization by contributing my expertise and skills. How may I help you?


About What I Do—
Human-Computer Interaction

Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction Stanford University Program

Talking about user experience design, including the various layers of design and application. We could also talk about it in terms of the elements of user experience design and how it relates to information architecture and human-computer interaction: From the concrete—Web as a software interface—to visual design, interface design, interaction design, functional specifications, user needs, site objectives, and to the task orientation.

Or, from the—Web as a hypertext system—to visual design, navigation design, information architecture, content requirements, user needs, to site objectives—information oriented, from the abstract to the conception (Jesse James Garrett).





What is Information Architecture?

World Information Architecture Day 2014





Axure RP for Prototyping

Using Axure RP without actually coding, creating components, prototyping, and diagrams for Websites. It helps to automate the process of creating high-quality documents and for rapid prototyping. One can create prototypes of Websites, wire frames, and apps without coding (Figure 1).

About Axure RP


Axure wire frame mockup
Figure 1



Doing User Research

I work with clients on developing excellent blueprints (conceptual designs promoting user-centered design principles). Doing design research and card sorting helps to establish user-centered design for a Website (Figure 2).

Synopsis of Skills


card sorting helps to establish usability and user-centered design for Websites
Figure 2



Improves Productivity

User-centered design helps users to successfully use online products, when it is applied correctly to improve usability of products. Taking a systematic approach in an agile environment really helps to get the job done right.

Systematic Approach



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Steven Heitman
IA Design & Usability
Information Architect
User Experience Designer
Project Manager