Jess graduated with First Class Honours from Manchester University in 2014 for her social and politically driven design project. She was also awarded for her leadership in the exhibition build. She continued her studies at Newcastle University where she graduated in 2018. Here she was able to continue this critically engaged attitude towards design and the architecture industry.
Jess is impassioned by the ability to use design skills to create architecture that challenges the norm and that can positively affect social issues.
She has experience working on residential and public projects. Additionally, she has shadowed project and construction managers on large construction projects gaining an insight into the realities of the industry.