Posts By: Nicole Sciackitano

Improve Accessibility for Users Who are Visually Impaired with These 9 Tips

What is Web accessibility? Plainly put, Web accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the Web. Much like how years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act stepped up for those who cannot walk and required wheelchair access to all buildings constructed after 1991, user experience (UX) designers should ensure equal accessibility for all users by designing Web-based experiences that can be used, understood, and accessed by people with a diverse range of visual, auditory, cognitive, and physical abilities. Read more »

Pro Tips for Nailing Your UX Interview

This is a follow-up to our previous post, “Best Practices for Your UX Portfolio.” As the technology industry is currently experiencing phenomenal growth, the specific field we know as user experience (UX) is looking like a promising career option for those who possess the proper portfolio. So, if you think you’d like a job in UX, pay close attention to these interviewing tips, compiled by the people who conduct the portfolio analyzing, interviewing, and hiring here at Fuzzy Math, to help you stand out among your competition. Read more »

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 »

UCAN Website Redesign

Project Overview Last year, I kicked off my UX internship here at Fuzzy Math with a pro-bono website… Read more »

Exploring Activity-Focused Wearables

For the past few months, the Activity group has been hard at work tracking our steps, runs, and bike rides all in the name of better, more effective experiences. After a few months of using our devices, we all sat down to reflect on our journeys so far. Through our discussions and recollections, we turned a keen eye towards identifying just what has made our time so far either ‘outstanding!’ or ‘not so great.’ Read more »

Fitbit Charge HR, Heart Rate Extraordinaire

Activity, All the Way! I have always been an avid runner. When I was 11, my dad coached my track and cross-country teams, and—other than my six month recovery from hip surgery that took place in April 2014—I haven’t gone a full two weeks without running since then. It’s always been part of my identity. Read more »

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Today is a great day to be a Fuzzy Mathlete! Let us explain why. We love numbers, and… Read more »