Jason grew up with a camera in hand, and photo chemical stains on his clothes. Son of a photographer, Jason received his B.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology in Imaging Arts and Science in 2000.
Starting his career in New York City, Jason worked as a creative retouching artist for photographers and ad shops all over the country. In 2005, he relocated to Miami where he spent 7 years at Crispin Porter + Bogusky as a Photographer and Digital FX Director, on Volkswagen, Microsoft, Coke Zero, Sprite, Giro, Burger King, TRUTH and Mini Cooper among many others.
In 2011, Jason returned to New York City, where he took a gig at Mother New York as a Creative. He shot, produced, and directed projects for Stella Artois, Target, Bike NYC, Fred Perry, Virgin Mobile, and Maison Gerrard
In 2013, LEIVA NYC was founded as a collaborative production company. Since founding the company, LEIVA NYC has built a eclectic team of artists and production talent who focus on branded content for clients such as Christian Dior, Loewe, Ferrari, Canon, Google, Reebok, Android, Pepsi, Starbucks, Rose 1845, Justworks, Angry Orchard, Elie Tahari, Timberland, and Wampum.
Jason lives and works in Tribeca, New York.