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Louis Casanave

He/him


About Me

#ADHD#Extrovert#DataAnalysis#DataScience#DataEngineering

I am a storyteller who is passionate about data, writing, public speaking and building community. I hold a special place in my heart for Natural Language Processing (spaCy, NLTK,) and inferential modeling (statsmodels, scikit-learn, and/or using SHAP values.) Additionally, I have experience with data wrangling, scraping, and engineering (SQL, pandas, selenium) and using machine learning algorithms (decision tree/Random Forest, Linear and Logistic regression analysis.) I also adore making visualizations (seaborn, matplotlib,) and using maps (folium.) I have experience using APIs (Google, Yelp, Twitter) as well as using public data sets (NYC Open Portal.) Very interested in continuing my experience with Tableau, or starting to learn Looker or PowerBI. A firm believer in a well-written code comment, accessible documentation, and better coding with functions. My time at both Toys in Babeland and Community Access has honed my communication skills, enabling me to speak to any colleague or client directly and with empathy no matter how serious or sensitive the topic. These earlier opportunities also allowed me to grow as a leader and strengthened my business fundamentals, be it in budgeting, program development, or technical writing.

Ideal Workplace Values

The ideal workplace is Hybrid with Full Remote options and gives lots of flexibility on when to work. It also gives me ample opportunities to collaborate and mentor coworkers. I learn new skills on the job and continue to be able to practice the skills I have. Management offers communication and feedback about my work on a regular schedule and there are active DEI groups within the workforce.


Location

New York, New York, US

Open to Relocation

Open To

Freelance/Contract WorkFull Time JobFull Time InternshipCo-opPart Time Job

Work Settings

RemoteHybridIn-Person

Career Interests

Data-Related WorkHealthcare & PharmaceuticalsSales and MarketingWriting & Language Services

Skills & Strengths

Neuroexceptional Talents

I'm incredibly driven once given a task I care about and the means to accomplish the task. This is especially useful in cleaning data, when getting into the weeds of the task is very important for understanding the story the data tells. I am also extremely extroverted and my neuroexceptional strength of remembering what people say and how they talk makes me a natural communicator with most anyone since I can match their tone, vocabulary and cadence.


Creative ThinkerDeep EmpathizerOut of the Box Problem SolverSocially Savvy

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Preferences

Screen Reader TechnologyClosed CaptioningSend Questions in AdvanceEmail / Calendar OrganizationWritten ChecklistsWritten InstructionsRecorded Tasks & MessagesFlexible scheduleUninterrupted Work TimeStanding DesksEnhanced Lighting Optionsmeditation / quiet roomErgonomic SeatingNoise-cancelling HeadphonesQuiet / Individual WorkspacesSelf-stimulation tools / gadgetTherapy

Sensory Sensitivities

Driving a vehicle
Heavy lifting
Loud noises
Standing for long periods
Variable temperatures
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)