Recent lighting credits include: Don Pasquale for Welsh National Opera; La traviata for Longborough Festival Opera; Sounds and Sorcery - Celebrating Disney's Fantasia, for The Vaults; Purcell’s King Arthur and The Fairy Queen (Academy of Ancient Music, Barbican Centre); Die Zauberflöte and Le nozze di Figaro (Turku Opera, Åbo Svenska Teater, Finland); Vixen (Silent Opera in association with ENO in London, Helsinki and the Beijing Music Festival); Così fan tutte (Bury Court Opera); Theodora (Royal Northern College of Music); Semele, Flight Alcina, Poppea, May Night, Figaro, The Rape of Lucretia, Ariodante, The Lighthouse, Eugene Onegin, Die Dreigroschenoper, Hänsel und Gretel (Royal Academy Opera); Rigoletto (Iford Arts); Il pastor fido (London Handel Society and RCMIOS); Don Giovanni (Opera Faber, Portugal); Falstaff (Fulham Opera/Grimeborn Festival/Wiltons Music Hall); Der fliegende Holländer (Fulham Opera); The Castle (Silent Opera in association with ENO); and Snow Maiden, Macbeth and Acante et Céphise (UCO Opera).
As an Associate lighting designer Jake lit the US premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies and David Pountney’s Kommilitonen! at the Lincoln Center, New York. Jake has also lit for theatre, independent films and Perrier Award-winning comedy productions. In 2009 he was made an Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.