Jess McKay is a puppet builder, SAG-AFTRA puppeteer, and content creator based in Los Angeles, CA. His puppetry training includes work with the Jim Henson Company, Swazzle, and the O'Neill Puppetry Conference. Jess holds a BFA in Acting from the Hartt School of Theatre and is a Groundlings grad. Jess is experienced in many different styles of puppetry- traditional, animatronic, and digital.

No animal products are knowingly used in the creation of our puppets (no feathers, leather, animal-based glue, etc..).

Contact jess@jessmckaypuppets.com to find out how we can help make your project come to life, from concept to reality!


Puppet design and fabrication
Puppet consulting/directing
Puppeteer/Voice casting
Puppet repair/refurbishing

Vegan puppets
Vegan puppet builder
Vegan puppeteer