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Hi, I'm Zack West

With more than ten years of experience, I have specialized in developing scalable applications within the healthcare, digital marketing, legal, and fintech sectors. My expertise centers on leading the design and development of robust software solutions that leverage both established and emerging technologies to secure a competitive edge.

Education & Experience

Work Experience

Full Stack Software Engineer

Cboe Global Markets. / Current

Small marketing agency with a focus on media, content, data, and application development.

Full Stack Software Developer

Novomotus, Inc. / 2016 - 2023

Small marketing agency with a focus on media, content, data, and application development.

Web Developer + Designer

Crowd Funded Cures / 2021 - Present

Building a new financial platform for funding RCTs to develop off-patent therapies.

Technical Writer + Designer

VitaDAO / 2021 - 2022

Community-governed BioTech investment fund focused on advancing longevity research.

Senior 3D Artist

West Design Group, LLC / 2011 - 2016

Independent design agency focused on furniture, interior design, and home goods.


BS Computer Science

Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC


BS Graphic Communication

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC


Development Experience

Languages Used



JavaScript/TypeScript 75%

Java 40%

SQL 35%

Bash 30%

C# 20%


Web Development 85%


REST APIs. 75%

React 65%

Cloud Architecture + DevOps 50%

Web-Scraping 45%

Natural Language Processing 35%

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Personal Projects


Yocal is a hyper-local news aggregator bringing together the latest stories from trusted publishers in the Western North Carolina region.

Tech Used: Python, Django, React, TypeScript, BS4, Redis, PostgreSQL, and AWS


Akademy is a Python-based framework for training reinforcement learning algorithms to trade in financial assets and is available for easy installation via the PyPI.org repository.

Tech Used: Python, PyTorch, Pandas, CUDA, and Gymnasium


αlpharithms is a WordPress-based web application developed to share guides, tutorials, and industry news related to software development & engineering.

Tech Used: WordPress, Boostrap, PHP, HTML/SCSS/JS, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Grammarly


I always enjoy discussing new projects and exciting problems. Use the contact form here to start a conversation without having your message snagged by my spam filters.