IA Design & Usability; Steven Heitman, MAIA, MAEd, Information Architect, User Experience Designer, Project Manager

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Information Architect / User Experience Designer


Hello and welcome to my Website! My name is Steven Heitman (Information Architect Specialist, User Experience Designer, Researcher, Manager, Mentor, Usability Expert/Tester, Director). How may I help you?

Steven Heitman, Information Architect, BayCHI meeting, after meeting, Hooked by Nir Eyal, Stanford University

Photo Credit: JD; Palo Alto, California, after BayCHI presentation at PARC near Stanford University.

What is Information Architecture?

World Information Architecture Day 2014


Design research
Information Architect
User experience design
User experience architect
Interaction design
Navigation systems design
User-centered design
Project/product manager
Technical writer


Using Axure, creating components, prototyping, and diagrams for Websites. It helps to automate the process of creating high-quality documents and prototyping (Figure 1).


Axure wire frame mockup
Figure 1

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

This helps end 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