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


Information Architect Specialist / User Experience Designer


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Hard-Copy Portfolios

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Hard-Copy Portfolios & Projects

Senior Information Architect (IA) Specialist, User Experience Designer, User Researcher, Manager, Mentor, Usability Expert/Tester, Director

Professional Work Experience

Hard-copy portfolios and current projects are representative samples from professional work experience derived from:

Information Architect (IA), user experience design, navigation systems design (NS), interaction design, use case scenarios, user scenarios, personas, site maps, user experience architecture, visual and Web-based designs, design/user research, concept generation, brainstorming events, interface design, wire frame mockups, mapping and diagramming, structure and hierarchy, taxonomy, Internet design and technology, Website design and management, user-centered design, usability testing, heuristic evaluations, cognitive walkthroughs, human factors, human-computer interaction, social media, marketing, press kits, e-learning, corporate training, instructional design, and the ADDIE model.

MAEd Thesis Report & User Research on Information Architecture (IA)

MAEd Information Architect (IA) Online Tutorial & Presentation

MAIA Thesis Report & User Research on Information Architecture (IA)

MAIA Information Architect (IA) & (NS) Online Tutorial & Presentation

The research on both Theses Reports also extended into relevant topics: Adobe Creative Suite (design premium), HTML, CSS, task analysis, user-centered design, card sorting, taxonomy, use case scenarios, user experience design, user experience architecture-design, design/user research, interaction design, navigation systems design, interface design, visual and Web-based designs, IA/UXD deliverables from projects, wire frame mockups, mapping and diagramming, site maps, Web design, project/product management, and usability testing.


Other areas include vocational training and relevant skills:

Web content development and writing, technical and professional writing, editing, team writing, document design, design/user research and evaluation field trips, FrameMaker, graphic design, typography, drawing, photography, product design, collage design, exhibit design, signage design, art direction, information architect and experience design direction, photography, multimedia, voiceovers, videography; and

Adobe Creative Suite (design premium), creative writing, writing for books, white papers, FTP, HTML5, CSS3, HTML coding from scratch, InDesign, QuarkXPress, Illustrator, FreeHand, Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash, Dreamweaver, internships successfully completed, and multiple team projects.


Publications

Hard-Copy Portfolios & Projects

Professional Work Experience

My portfolios (proof of professional work experience from real-world projects), current information architect (IA), user experience design (UXD), design/user research, project/product management, projects are derived from work done with real clients, and real projects.

hard-copy portfolios

Steven Heitman
Information Architect
User Experience Designer
Project Manager


The many letters of recommendations speak to my expertise as an information architect and user experience designer. The portfolios also substantially verify that I have professional work experience, including the information architecture, user experience design, design/user research, management, and usability testing skills required for work.


Quote from Mr. Hule’s LinnkedIn Endorsement

 Steven [ Heitman ] is an expert researcher, user experience designer, information architect, and navigation systems designer. His skills extend largely and deeply into information architecture, navigation systems design, usability testing, user-centered design principles and application, mentoring, managing, and effectively directing. Being naturally a self-starter and able to work without supervision, he gets projects done without a problem. Steven is able to build and lead teams, successfully envision successful design solutions, deploy excellent design-architect strategies that encompass various phases of design research, efficient prototyping (paper based or using Axure), HTML5/CSS3 coding, insightful leadership skills, including significant usability testing application and expertise. Steven’s undergraduate-level and graduate-level degrees in information architecture, user experience design, management has indeed completely prepared him for specific work in his chosen industry. His many years of design research in information architecture, user-centered design experience, and original design research are an asset to any potential employer. Because he is an expert with an excellent track record, he will go far in his chosen career path as an information architect, user experience designer, and director of user experiences. 
Mr. Hule, B.A. (Mathematics & Computer Science)
Lead Software Quality Assurance Analyst at FindLaw/Thomson Reuters


Quote from Mr. Ng’s LinnkedIn Endorsement

 Steven [ Heitman ] is a wonderful person. He taught me lots of great stuff about User Experience Design (UXD), User Information (UI), and Information Architecture (IA). I’ve known him for a few years. He is very detail oriented, and he helped me on reviewing my portfolio. I do recommend Steven as being an expert in User Interface Design, User Experience Design, and a solid Information Architect
Mr. Ng, B.A., Cert. (Digital Communication; Media/Multimedia)
Account Management Specialist at TechSoup Global



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