Early on at NYU, Jess became fascinated with dramatic writing. Through the Maurice Kanbar School of Film and Television, she picked up a producing minor with a concentration in Film/TV Lit.
She has since assisted at The Walt Becker Company, (production company) and at Baron Entertainment, (talent agency); both based in Los Angeles.
Jess has written two feature films (Absent Notes, Monsters and Strangers), two short films (Stay Here, Love Sick), a play (Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Byte) and two television pilots (Maynard Academy, The B.S. Club). She has also written and produced a web series (Roof Access)