About

I’m Stuart Maxwell, an information architect living and working in Seattle, WA, USA. I’m Lead Information Architect at REI, where I work on navigation systems and site structure, designing metadata schemas, and developing taxonomies and ontologies. For more about my work, see my LinkedIn page.

I’m active in the IA community, having organized World IA Day Seattle in 2015 and 2016, and acting as the West Coast Regional Director for World IA Day 2017. I was co-chair of IA Summit 2018 and am currently a director of the IA Foundation. I’m also Director of Communications for the IA Institute.

I occasionally teach an information architecture class at the School of Visual Concepts in Seattle.

In my free time, I like to blink and maybe take a deep breath.

You can email me, follow my microblog or Twitter or see my latest photos on Flickr.

Stuart Maxwell @stumax
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