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  • Joshua McMahon

    Designer and Builder

    Portland, OR

Freelance designer + builder with an emphasis on environmental concerns.

Work Samples

  • DIOXUA dot COM

  • dioXua

Work History

EXPERIENCE: DIOXUA LLC Owner 2008-Present Self employed General Contractor creating unique residential and commercial solutions using custom made designs with regard to environmental concerns: radiant cob flooring, clay painted walls, recycled wood finishes, rain gardens, energy consulting, passive solar design and recycled artistic finishes. FOSLER ARCHITECTURE Design Intern 2006-2009 Worked with a team on design input of commercial buildings and tenet improvements. Designed and built custom art projects for clients throughout downtown Portland and the Pearl district. FIERY ARTZ FINISHES Artist + Carpenter 2002-2005 Collaborated with clients and interior designers to create faux finished interiors for luxury homes. Completely demolished and rebuilt kitchens, bathrooms, and decks, and created new home additions. US NAVY Avionics Tech. 1998-2003 Avionics Electronics Technician. Supervised 11 personnel and directed job assignments for the upkeep of 9 mission ready aircraft. My Quality Assurance inspection signature was necessary for the completion of avionics discrepancies. Operated several pieces of support equipment, and managed HAZMAT control training. EDUCATION PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY 2005-2008 B.A. in Architecture, with an emphasis in environmental sustainability. FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 2003-2005 A.S. in Construction Technology. EEMABA 1996-1997 Completed high school in Bragança Paulista, Brazil. SKILLS: CCB license, PhotoShop, Illustrator, AutoCad, carpentry, creative problem solving, FCC license, 2nd language Portuguese.


Portland State University