Posts By: Becca Noffsinger

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Getting to Know the Misfit Shine

After a fair amount of research, I narrowed down my decision of which wearable device to test out for the summer; I chose the Misfit Shine for tracking my activity during the Fuzzy Math Wearable Project. Coupled with a fair amount of skepticism, I dove in head first with a general sense of wonder on just how much this tiny little device could impact my behavior. So without further ado, let’s meet the Misfit Shine. Read more »