Cozy

Cozy

Finally, a rational design approach

2330 30th St., San Diego, California 92104, United States

Cozy Overview

Number of Employees
Under 49
Minimal Budget
$25,000 - $50,000
Average Hourly Rate
$180/hr
Year Founded
2011
Here's the problem.

Most businesses are smaller businesses: 90% of US companies are under $10M in revenue and 54% of all US sales are generated by small-to-medium-sized businesses.

And most of those SMBs need help with their digital design and marketing but don't go get it: 92% of SMBs know their website affects their sales but only 26% of SMB sought help.

And they're right to fret: 82% of Americans are less likely to buy something from an outdated website and the average American abandons 24 purchases a year thanks to bad sites.

So what do you do? You go to an agency and stress as you watch your budget fly out the window while feeling bullied into a know-it-all longwinded process. Or you hire freelancers and stress as you constantly monitor freelancers you can’t rely on and who you don’t know are doing good work.

We think the whole situation sucks and we aim to fix it with what we call “Rational Design”. Our aim is to shrinkwrap the gold-standard agency process so that more companies can have more design that's more effective.

No vision quests for inspiration. Just pragmatic collaboration and efficient results from big-agency survivors with decades of experience.

We’re a collaborative San Diego agency with a focus on digital design — design strategy, UX design, graphic design, copywriting, content marketing — all firmly rooted in UX design. We apply the tenets of UX design — building empathy, understanding stakeholders, starting small, customizing solutions — to our design process itself.

Our founder, Lee Fuhr, uses his deep digital experience (20 years and counting) to curate a work plan that saves our clients time, money, and frustration on the way to an informed, reliable, high-quality solution shrink-wrapped to fit each unique problem space.

Dig in on Rational Design in this talk from Lee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZThJOi0fIc
Headquarters
2330 30th St., San Diego, California 92104, United States

Cozy Services

  • 360° Digital Agency Services
  • Graphic Design
  • Creative
  • Web Design
  • Responsive Website Design
  • Small Business Website Design
  • WordPress Website Design
  • UI/UX Design
  • Digital Marketing For Startups
  • Small Business Digital Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Print Design
  • Branding
  • Website Development

Cozy Portfolio

  • Cozy - UX for stem cell analysis
    UI/UX Design
    UX for stem cell analysis
  • Cozy - UX for processing blood samples
    UI/UX Design
    UX for processing blood samples
  • Cozy - Data-viz widget to show database activity
    Web Design
    Data-viz widget to show database activity
  • Cozy - UX for a "magic" table
    Web Design
    UX for a "magic" table
  • Cozy - Data-viz table for database activity
    Web Design
    Data-viz table for database activity
  • Cozy - Improve SonyStyle's eCommerce UX
    Web Design
    Improve SonyStyle's eCommerce UX
  • Cozy - Microsite for the power utility SDGE
    Web Design
    Microsite for the power utility SDGE
  • Cozy - Social media support for a medical operations group
    Digital Marketing
    Social media support for a medical operations group
  • Cozy - Ongoing, wide-ranging print design for a medical operations group
    Print Design
    Ongoing, wide-ranging print design for a medical operations group
  • Cozy - Brand standards for a medical operations group
    Branding
    Brand standards for a medical operations group
  • Cozy - Site design for a medical operations group's subbrand
    Web Design
    Site design for a medical operations group's subbrand
  • Cozy - Ongoing digital design support for a medical operations group's subbrand
    Web Design
    Ongoing digital design support for a medical operations group's subbrand
  • Cozy - Site design for a new consumer electronics gadget for families
    Website Development
    Site design for a new consumer electronics gadget for families
  • Cozy - Branding standards documentation for a home electronics upstart
    Branding
    Branding standards documentation for a home electronics upstart
  • Cozy - UX design for a fitness watch
    Web Design
    UX design for a fitness watch
  • Cozy - Tactical site optimization for a national lending company
    Web Design
    Tactical site optimization for a national lending company
  • Cozy - Wide-ranging design support for a national lending company
    Graphic Design
    Wide-ranging design support for a national lending company
  • Cozy - Ad production for a national lending company
    Graphic Design
    Ad production for a national lending company
  • Cozy - Site redesign UX for a medical charity
    Web Design
    Site redesign UX for a medical charity
  • Cozy - Web app design for a family plan
    Web Design
    Web app design for a family plan
  • Cozy - Identity design for a leadership platform
    Branding
    Identity design for a leadership platform
  • Cozy - Identity design for a B2B SaaS startup
    Branding
    Identity design for a B2B SaaS startup
  • Cozy - Social media profile design for a B2B SaaS startup
    Digital Marketing
    Social media profile design for a B2B SaaS startup
  • Cozy - Blog, social media, and email marketing for a B2B SaaS startup
    Digital Marketing
    Blog, social media, and email marketing for a B2B SaaS startup
  • Cozy - Site architecture & wireframes for a children's charity
    Web Design
    Site architecture & wireframes for a children's charity
  • Cozy - Data viz-heavy dashboard UX
    Web Design
    Data viz-heavy dashboard UX
  • Cozy - Redesigning a blog into a web destination
    Web Design
    Redesigning a blog into a web destination
  • Cozy - Branding essentials for a startup marketing consultancy
    Branding
    Branding essentials for a startup marketing consultancy
  • Cozy - Wide-ranging design support for a startup marketing consultancy
    Web Design
    Wide-ranging design support for a startup marketing consultancy
  • Cozy - Identity design for a developer's startup
    Branding
    Identity design for a developer's startup
  • Cozy - Site design for a developer's startup
    Website Development
    Site design for a developer's startup
  • Cozy - Conversion-optimized landing-page design for business intelligence
    Web Design
    Conversion-optimized landing-page design for business intelligence
  • Cozy - Accelerated branding for a religious startup
    Branding
    Accelerated branding for a religious startup
  • Cozy - Data-viz supertable for helping investment advisors spot opportunities
    Web Design
    Data-viz supertable for helping investment advisors spot opportunities
  • Cozy - Marketing site redesign for industrial fan manufacturer
    Web Design
    Marketing site redesign for industrial fan manufacturer
  • Cozy - Holistic, ground-up site redesign for one of the nation's premier window manufacturers
    Web Design
    Holistic, ground-up site redesign for one of the nation's premier window manufacturers
  • Cozy - Personal brand for a tech ops superstar
    Branding
    Personal brand for a tech ops superstar
  • Cozy - Site design & optimization for a B2B SaaS startup
    Digital Marketing
    Site design & optimization for a B2B SaaS startup
  • Cozy - PPC landing page for a marketing data firm
    Digital Marketing
    PPC landing page for a marketing data firm
  • Cozy - Brand identity with styleguide for a growing human capital management firm
    Branding
    Brand identity with styleguide for a growing human capital management firm
  • Cozy - A design concept to inject energy into a B2B SaaS startup
    Web Design
    A design concept to inject energy into a B2B SaaS startup
  • Cozy - A focused redesign for a flourishing solopreneur
    Web Design
    A focused redesign for a flourishing solopreneur
  • Cozy - An award-winning redesign for a company that makes the internet go
    Web Design
    An award-winning redesign for a company that makes the internet go

Cozy Team Bios

  • Producer
    Abigail Jones
    Producer
    Abigail keeps order at Cozy, ensuring everyone is in the know and on-task. She's also interested in developing leadership through outdoor activity.
  • Design director
    Leanna Jones
    Design director
    Leanna brings over 13 years of experience on a wide range of applications, including design for packaging, print, brand identity, digital, and user experience. She also teaches digital design at San Diego City College.
  • Strategic operations
    Kate Armbruster
    Strategic operations
    Kate has been overseeing the conception, design, development, and deployment of complex initiatives for over a decade. She's that person in the room that sees the danger (or opportunity!) around the curve before anyone else even knows there's a curve.
  • Founder & creative director
    Lee Fuhr
    Founder & creative director
    Lee has over 20 years of experience — starting with information architecture and moving through user experience and visual design… at agencies, startups, and enterprises — before founding Cozy in 2011.

Cozy Clients

  • GloveBox
  • Scripps Affiliated Medical Groups
  • LightStream
  • Interlaced
  • Global Mentor Network
  • National Funding
  • Milgard
  • iQuoteXpress

Cozy Awards

  • Cozy - Award 1
  • Cozy - Award 2
  • Cozy - Award 3
  • Cozy - Award 4
  • Cozy - Award 5
  • Cozy - Award 6

Cozy Reviews

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  • Martin Spritzer

    Martin Spritzer

    General Manager at iQuoteXpress

    Digital Marketing for Proposal Management Software Company
    Project Type: Digital Marketing
    Review Date: 15 March, 2021
    They’re a very well-rounded organization and have people with different backgrounds and levels of experience.
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