Hi, I'm Zack West
Years of Experience
Education & Experience
Full Stack Developer
Novomotus, Inc. / 2016 - Present
Small marketing agency with a focus on media, content, data, and application development.
Crowd Funded Cures / 2021 - Present
Building a new financial platform for funding RCTs to develop off-patent therapies.
Technical Writer + Designer
VitaDAO / 2021 - Present
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
HTML + CSS/SCSS80%
Tools & Methods
Django + ORM75%
Reinforcement Learning 65%
Statistical Analysis 60%
Quantitative Trading 50%
Natural Language Processing 45%
Vitaminer is a Django-based application that allows users to search multiple merchants for supplements, returning a single results page, filtered by a user-customizable list of preferred brands.
Tech Used: Django, Boostrap, AWS S3 + Secrets Manager, BeautifulSoup, Heroku App Platform, CSS/HTML/JS, Photoshop, and Illustrator
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.