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Director: Creative + Interactive
Sharna Jackson is a Children’s Content Creator and Curator. Most recently she was Director of Creative, Content and Interactive at Hopster, a TV and Learning app for 2-6 year olds. They’re making screentime smart by blending popular shows for children with games. Hopster had over 200,000 downloads in its first year, and was named one of Apple’s Best Apps of 2014.
Before joining Hopster, Sharna launched Tate Kids, which won Webbys, Lovies and was nominated for Children’s BAFTAs three times. In November 2014, two art activity book were published by Tate.
Sharna is a governor at a primary school in Rotherhithe, London, and is starting a play-based school in Hackney, East London. She runs the popular Games Based Learning Twitter and Linked-In groups. Sharna has as a PgDip in Media Culture and Communication from the Institute of Education, University of London.
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