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Jonathan Ledesma


Master of Architecture, University of Oregon Bachelor of Science, University of Oregon

Accomplished design and development professional with experience in graphics, design, architecture, corporate retail, and commercial real estate that allows him to engage, understand, and collaborate with many disciplines.

Jonathan is involved with the development of adaptive reuse and new construction projects of various product types, managing all aspects of the development from acquisition, project budget, design, construction, marketing, and leasing.

Prior to joining project^, Jonathan served as an Associate with Portland-based award-winning LEVER Architecture where he worked on the design of projects ranging from a master planned ski-resort community, animation studios, university museum galleries and furniture design. His roles included the management of consultants and the presentation of design work to high-level clients.

Jonathan began his career as an Associate Designer with the Portland-based award-winning firm Allied Works Architecture. While there, he worked on projects ranging from museums, exhibit design, workplace design to high-end residences. This included the winning proposal for the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, Colorado; the competition finalist design for the Berkeley Art Museum; animation studios for Disney and Pixar, the winning proposal for the National Music Centre in Calgary, Alberta, and a private residence in the Portland Hills. Following his time at Allied Works Architecture, Jonathan worked for Nike Inc. in Store Development, working closely with Nike’s internal real estate team, designing and planning stores across the country.

Jonathan’s community involvement includes being a guest architecture and interior architecture critic for the University of Oregon, Portland State University, and Marylhurst University.