Nick Budak

Digital Humanities Developer

Nick Budak
  • B.A., Whitman College


B-9H-10 Firestone Library

Nick is a web developer with experience in both Asian Studies and Digital Humanities, particularly working with modern JavaScript and data visualization in order to make projects more dynamic and interactive.


Before coming to Princeton, Nick served as Digital Projects Developer for Lewis & Clark College's Watzek Library in his hometown of Portland, OR. There he led a team to redesign the library's website, deployed a geoportal, wrote python scripts used in bioinformatics research, and assembled a poetry robot.


As a former member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance Primo Customization Standing Group, Nick worked extensively with the angular.js-based Ex Libris Primo library catalog UI, publishing a variety of open-source customization packages for libraries. In 2017, he was awarded first prize in the Primo Open Discovery Challenge for this work. In 2018, Nick achieved CPACC certification through the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP). He is currently working on becoming a certified Web Accessibility Specialist.