Jess is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is currently making theatre and lighting around the UK. She works collaboratively and has a strong interest in colour, and how light works to create atmosphere within performance. Environmental sustainability, diversity and collaboration is at the core of Jess's work.
Jess is a member of the Executive committee of the Association of Lighting Designers where Co-Chair of the Sustainability Working Group.
Jess was long-listed for a 2018 Offie award for Best Lighting Design for FCUK'D at the Bunker, won the Association of Lighting Designer's Francis Reid Award in 2017, and was the 2018 Laboratory Associate Lighting Designer at Nuffield Southampton Theatres.