CJ Quines


Full-stack web developer focusing on the front-end.
Loves interface design, developer tooling, writing copytext, code maintenance.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2019–2023 GPA: 5.0/5.0
BS Mathematics, BS Computer Science.
Relevant coursework: Software Construction, Computer Languages, Computer Systems


Front-end intern · Instabase Jun–Aug 2022
Shipped document search, navigation improvements, bulk annotations.
Upgraded JavaScript to TypeScript, sped up build by 10×. Starting full-time July 2023.
Student researcher · Computational Psycholinguistics Laboratory Jun–Aug 2020
Made a web app to gamify collecting data for computational language research.
Integrated machine-in-the-loop language models to provide live, low-latency user feedback.
Web developer · Educational Studies Program Aug 2019–now esp.mit.edu
Maintains custom Django site for managing large short-term educational programs.
Site serves 5,000+ students each year; open-source code is shared across the country.


Hydrant Sep 2022 hydrant.mit.edu
Student-run class schedule planner. TypeScript, React, Python.
Mystery Hunt website Jan 2022 puzzles.mit.edu
Website for world's largest, oldest puzzlehunt. JavaScript, Preact, Python.
cfish Jul 2021 cfish.herokuapp.com
Six-player logical deduction card game. TypeScript, React, Express, Socket.io.
You Will Explode If You Stop Talking Jan 2021 yweiyst.github.io
Game inspired by Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes and Spaceteam. JavaScript, Canvas.
qboard Sep 2020 cjquines.com/qboard
Whiteboard focused on efficient, customizable keybindings. TypeScript, Fabric.js, React.


Head counselor · Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists
Jun–Aug 2020–2021
Teaching assistant · Introduction to Machine Learning (6.036)
Feb 2020–now
Test developer · Philippine Mathematical Olympiad
May 2019–now
Blogger · MIT Admissions Office
Sep 2019–now


Hall chair · Floor Pi
Jan 2021–now
Grandmaster · MIT Assassins Guild
Sep 2020–now
Publicity Coordinator · Tech Squares
Feb 2020–now
President · MIT Filipino Students Association
Sep 2019–now