Jess grew up in London and moved to Bristol for a career as a storyboard artist in the animation industry. Titles include ARTHUR CHRISTMAS, BAFTA award winning SHAUN THE SHEEP, and multi-award winning Wes Anderson’s THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL. She studied Screenwriting at The National Film and Television School and her drama graduation short SWEET MADDIE STONE won numerous awards around the globe. It is now in feature development with Shoebox Films. She won a three week placement on CORONATION STREET and later a commission to write an episode of Sky’s historical comedy drama series URBAN MYTHS. She writes for most genres of live-action, animation as well as comedy.