Senior Developer (Remote)Sep. 2018 Present
Lead accessibility efforts across the Viafoura product space. Work with team members during shared hours to develop features at a high level of quality. Mentor and perform code reviews for teammates. Work with teammates to develop plans for complex features. Developed an integration test framework which drastically increased the frequency with which bugs were caught in development.
Front-end Team LeadJul. 2015 Sep. 2018
Lead weekly planning scrums. Develop plans to ensure new features are developed effeciantly and with high quality. Develop and maintain processes (eg CI) to ensure code quality and reliablity using tools to automate linting, testing, and code coverage requirements. Mentor and and work with team members to develop style guides, and maintain code efficiency. Participate in candidate interviews.
Product Team DeveloperSep. 2014 Jul. 2015
Work in a team to develop and maintain key client-facing software. Quickly respond to and resolve bug reports, by isolating and fixing issues in the software, or liasing with relevant team members to ensure bug resolution. Implement new features, write tests, and ensure product stability and validity. Develop features in tandem with other team members.
Lecturer and Researcher
King Mongkut's University of Technology ThonburiOct. 2012 Aug. 2014
Conducted corpus research to develop a useful understanding of context-specific language use. Developed an online learning platform for engineering students learning English. Helped design questions for the Test of English for Thai Engineers and Technologists (TETET).
A simple pan and zoom library for projects using canvas 2D. Goal is to be as simple as possible, with optional functionality exposed through plugins. Implemented in typescript, published on NPM as @dougalg/pan-handler.
An MacOS input method for Thai. A user can type romanized Thai, and te input method will convert it to Thai characters. This was inspired by standard Japanese input methods which use romanization. This project is no longer maintained.
A tool to help applied linguistics researchers easily perform a variety of statistical word frequency analyses against data from the British National Corpus (BNC).
The Lesson Repository
A tool for English teachers in Japan to share lesson plans and lesson materials. Developed a theme using Wordpress with file upload, and login functionality.
Memorial University of Newfoundland 2008
Master’s in Computational Linguistics - Finite-state Parsing of Cayuga Morphology
Memorial University of Newfoundland 2005
Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics, minor in German
Graham, Dougal; Osment, Christopher, Interactive Web-Based Learning of Corpus-Generated Phrases in Proceedings of AsiaCALL 2013, forthcoming
Graham, Dougal, The Engineering Phrases List: Towards Teachable ESP Phrases in Proceedings of the 34th Annual ThaiTESOL International Conference, forthcoming
Graham, Dougal, An Investigation of Canadian Raising among Students in St. John’s in Memorial University of Newfoundland Occasional Student Papers, vol. 1, pp 8-18, 2008
Graham, Dougal. Finite-state Parsing of Cayuga Morphology. MA thesis, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, 2008
Graham, Dougal. A finite-state approach to morphological segmentation of Cayuga nominals, in Proceedings of WSCLA XII: The Twelfth Workshop on the Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas, UBCWPL 21, pp 60-71, March, 2008
The Engineering Phrases List: Towards Teachable ESP Phrases
The 34th Annual Thailand Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages International Conference (Thai TESOL 34), the Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai, March 30th – April 1st, 2013
Interactive Web-Based Learning of Corpus-Generated Phrases
The Asia Computer-Assisted Language Learning Conference (AsiaCALL 2013), University of Khon Kaen, Nov 21st – Nov 23rd, 2013
Morphological Parsing of Cayuga in a Finite-state Framework
The 12th Annual Workshop on the Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 12), University of Lethbridge, March 30th – April 1st, 2007