7 Best Practices for Your UX Portfolio

Considering a career in user experience? We don’t blame you. According to a recent emsi study, nationwide demand for jobs in the technology sector is expected to grow by at least 3 percent and up to 16 percent by the year 2020. For UX jobs specifically, CNN projected a significant 18 percent job growth over the next decade. Take it from us — this is where you want to be. Sure, as a UX design firm, we might be a little biased; but we’re also incredibly informed. That’s why we’ve put together this cheat sheet to help you compile a resplendent UX portfolio. Read more »

Create successful hospital products by understanding 3 core users

Hospitals are complex ecosystems. Few service experiences have the potential to involve so many different people, or to have such dire consequences when something goes wrong. Throughout the last few decades, technology has rapidly been developed to help support these ecosystems and the many people involved. Read more »

Navigating the Human Mind

As designers at Fuzzy Math, we support and advocate for users’ needs. In order to do this, we need to understand the built-in characteristics of the human mind, as well as the various contexts in which people use a digital product. These variables play a huge part in what determines how our users visually perceive their environment and make decisions. Read more »

Evaluating the Interfaces of Oblivion

As we march closer toward a day when some of the far-fetched interfaces popping up in movies are even more likely to become a reality, we wanted to evaluate them with some of the very tools we have at hand and use every day. This month, we’re taking a closer look at the feasibility — and more importantly, usability — of the futuristic interfaces in the movie Oblivion. Read more »

Fuzzy Math’s 2015 Favorites

How is it December already? The year has flown by at Fuzzy Math, with many great projects from clients both new and old. As we begin to settle in for the Chicago winter, we’ve been reflecting on 2015. Here, you’ll find some of our favorites from our blog, as well as things from around the web that impressed, inspired, and amazed us over the past year. Read more »

Can Wearables Be Trusted?

This past summer, Fuzzy Math engaged in a three-month wearable devices project, where each team member wore a… Read more »

My Summer of Spire

Can a piece of wearable technology know when you’re stressed and help you breathe your way to a… Read more »