Jackie is an experienced and award-winning animation producer. After graduating from King’s College London, Jackie worked as a research scientist at Guy’s Hospital, London, and Syntex Pharmaceuticals, Edinburgh, before making the natural career progression into animation.
Her first job in the industry was as a PA at Hibbert Ralph Entertainment (now known as Silver Fox Films), working on the award-winning The Forgotten Toys (special and series 1) and William’s Wish Wellingtons series 2. Jackie was quickly promoted and as Senior Producer was responsible for all of the production, finance and business affairs of the company’s output for the next five years, producing series such as The Forgotten Toys 2, Angelmouse, So Many Santas, Bounty Hamster, Singalong With Spider and Friends and specials such as Second Star to the Left and The First Snow of Winter which won a BAFTA, Royal Television Society, Prix Jeunesse and Prix Danube award.
Jackie went freelance in 2002 and has subsequently worked as producer, development executive, and consultant for an array of clients including, Hat Trick Productions, Plumtrees TV, Living Doll, Skillset, Mackinnon and Saunders, Aardman Animation Richard Ollive Animation and Create TV and Film. Jackie is currently working for Mackinnon and Saunders on the very fabulous Frankenstein’s Cat and the equally fabulous but much noisier pre-school show, Rah Rah!