We believe that design shouldn’t be a process that makes us look good, but rather a process that makes the user feel good about themselves.
Through a mix of hands-on research, seasoned experiences, and professional empathy, we discover needs both latent and expressed so that we can deliver on our promise to champion people as people, not only users.
Our client roster is small and stable, which means that those we work with get an agile, all-hands approach to project problem solving. When you work with us, you’ll know us by name and face. You’ll collaborate with us to ensure constant contact and communication, and you’ll know exactly what goals are being met until the project is complete.
5 guiding principles
Do Good Work.
Be Good People.
Authentic ExpertsWe are composed of a multi-talented team with a blend of overlapping experiences. We are passionate about our craft. We are dedicated, hard-working, and invested in applying our design expertise.
Thoughtful & ConsiderateWe listen, digest, and learn. We place a premium on thought and balance it with action. We support a trusting design environment where candid feedback is provided and received.
Kind & HumbleWe are nice folks --kind, patient, cordial, and friendly. We do great work, but don't like to brag about it.
Intelligent & ArticulateWe are a smart group that communicates well in written and verbal formats. We wish to make our design knowledge accessible by any audience.
Flexible & Eager for GrowthSelf improvement must be at the core of what we do. Everyone is open to learning, changing, and trying new things.
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 yearly gross revenue to qualifying environmental organizations around the world.
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.
Pro Bono Projects
Chicago Architecture Foundation
We crafted a strategy for expanding their design education platform targeted a high school, DiscoverDesign. Read more
Active Transportation Alliance
As strong supporters of their mission to create a “transportation environment in Chicagoland that values safety, health, sustainability and choice” we were thrilled to redesign of their public facing website, http://activetrans.org/
We redesigned their website to help them spread their giving challenge: “Teens, if you had $1,000 to give to a person in need, who would you it to?” Head to VING Project and watch the amazing videos.
Fuzzy Math conducted a pro-bono website redesign for UCAN Chicago, a nonprofit organization aiding at-risk youth. Read more
Center for Neighborhood Technology
We assisted CNT with the redesign of a set of digital tools that help “planners, developers, and community leaders make smart, data-driven decisions.”
Join our team
We’re always on the look out for smart, talented, thoughtful people to join the team. Please check our Careers page for openings. If you see a position you might be a fit for, submit your portfolio and tell us why you are right for Fuzzy Math.