Chris Hallquist 920.379.6454


Jane Street Capital Assistant Trader 2015

Back­tested trading strategies for market making in commodities futures and developed pricing formulas for exchange­traded notes.

Relevvant Front End Engineer 2014

Maintained and extended the client interface of a B2B marketing platform in an agile team environment. Implemented automated testing of DOM interaction with Karma.js.

Projects Rails, Backbone | live | github

A Reddit-inspired online forum. Single-page Backbone app consuming RESTful Rails API. Recursive EJS templates to display nested comments.

Active Record Lite Ruby | github

Asteroids JavaScript | live | github

Classic arcade game in the browser with JS and HTML5 canvas. Calculates objects’ movement, direction and momentum using vector algebra.


Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, Backbone.js, jQuery, Ajax, SQL, HTML5, CSS3, Git, TDD, Dust.js, Karma.js


SAT Verbal: 790, Math: 800

Math Competitions

Qualified for the American Invitational Math Examination in 10th grade.

University of Notre Dame MA, Philosophy 2009-2011

University of Wisconsin BS, Philosophy 2005-2009

GPA: 3.5. Honors: Dean's List, Golden Key International Honour Society, Graduated with Comprehensive Honors