Jess graduated from the Screen Academy Scotland with an MA in Screenwriting in 2011. Within a year, she was working as a Production Coordinator on the BBC Scotland’s ‘Ooglies’. Jess then worked as a Development Coordinator for Ko Lik Films in Edinburgh, before landing the Script Editor role at BBC Scotland. Jess is currently a Storyliner for BBC Drama. In July 2014 she was selected as a Ones to Watch Edinburgh TV Festival .