Jessica Bridger uses research, analysis and communication to execute a diverse range of projects. Her expertise is in urban development, infrastructure and design. She has worked with international governmental organizations, large corporations and universities. Startups, small creative agencies and individuals have also been clients. Her clients include the United Nations, Schindler Group, Winkreative and the ETH Zurich. She is also a professional journalist, working in print and radio, and serves as a contributing editor for Monocle Magazine and is often on Monocle 24 radio.

She has produced analysis and strategy reports, whitepapers, and publications. Her bespoke research has been used by major manufacturers, real estate developers, and creative agencies. She has led workshops and field studies and has lectured and moderated for clients and institutions, including the United Nations (World Urban Forum), Harvard University, Cambridge University, Future Cities Laboratory Singapore (ETH/NUS), and others.

She holds a MLArch from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. Bridger was the 2011/2012 Bakema Fellow of the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI, now Het Nieuwe Instituut). 

She is the author, with Christian Werthmann, of Metropolis Nonformal (2016), editor of Textbook by Kees Christiaanse (2018), and co-editor of The Global Schindler Award: Essays/Projects (editions 2015 & 2017), Landscape Architecture Europe (2015) and Research in Architecture (2012). She has edited over 40 issues of various magazines and journals.