A dedicated team of experienced UX professionals

User champions

We believe that the best design is one that focuses on the real people who will be using it. Through research, experience, and empathy, we identify the current and potential “ugh!” moments and fix them at the source.

Your team of experts

Our small, stable roster means our clients get a team of dedicated UX professionals ready to quickly jump in and start solving problems. We work directly with our clients, forging collaborative relationships that ensure there are no surprises at the end of the project.

Who are we?

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Mark Baldino   Partner

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A founding member of Fuzzy Math, Mark is a passionate defender of delivering high-value and high quality services to his clients. At the helm, he ensures on-time and on-budget solutions that fit your needs. Mark is a veteran of startups, small businesses, and large software companies mixing the roles of information architect, user experience designer, team lead and project manager. He’s had the opportunity to lead his clients to happy solutions in the travel, healthcare, e-commerce, social media, and enterprise content management industries.

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Ben Ihnchak   Partner

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Ben brings thoughtful leadership to the clients he serves and the projects he leads. As a founding member of Fuzzy Math, Ben takes great pride in delivering the best user experience and making the most of the journey along the way. As a veteran of a basement-based startup and small web development shop, Ben understands that steady leadership and working together is the best way to overcome the tensions and conflicts that are inherent in design projects. He's enjoyed working with enterprise clients in the real estate, healthcare, and education industries.

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Carl Duffield User experience designer

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Aarti Israni User experience designer

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Julia Jouravel Visual designer

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Nick Leonard User experience designer

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Becca Noffsinger User experience designer

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Isaac Steiner Visual designer

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Rachel Vorm Visual designer

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Our office

We’re located in a brick and timber loft building in Chicago’s Clybourn Corridor

811 W Evergreen Ave #305, Chicago, IL 60642

By Bus

The CTA bus provides a number of options to get to our office, including buses on Halsted (8), North (9, 72), and Division (70).

By L Train

Our office is exceptionally easy to get to via the Red Line. Depart at North/Clybourn, head south on Halsted, turn right on Evergreen, and walk about 100ft to our door on the left.

By Car

There are a number of parking options near our office, including street parking on most nearby streets and a paid parking lot with entrance off of N. Dayton near Eastman.

Initiatives

1% For the Planet

We love our work, but we also love giving back. As a member of 1% FOR THE PLANET, we are committed to donating 1% of our gross revenue to qualifying environmental organizations around the world.

Working for the Community

We’re pleased to have worked with great non-profits such as Chicago Architecture Foundation, UCAN, and Active Trans, and are eager to help others. In need of pro bono UX strategy and innovation for a non-profit? Contact us about your project.

Spark

Through Spark we’ve helped mentor middle-school students through apprenticeships in design, helping them understand the job and what it means to be a designer.