Susie Jaramillo – Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Encantos Media Studios
Susie is an artist, entrepreneur & award winning creative. She is also the creator of Encantos’ first brand: Canticos, a multi-media bilingual baby and toddler brand inspired by Latino nursery rhymes, which includes books, digital apps, and animated bilingual singalongs videos.
The Canticos book series is loved by kids and parents and acclaimed by industry experts, receiving accolades and starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and many more. The Emmy Nominated Canticos animated series of videos can be viewed on all Nickelodeon platforms. She is also the creator of Skeletitos, a set of spooky cute day of the dead tales which had its debut as a best selling title in Target for fall of 2019.
Before Encantos, Susie was co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Latinvox where she oversaw creative campaigns for clients that included Macy’s, Verizon Wireless, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Pernod Ricard, and others. She spearheaded the creation of the Daisy Fuentes clothing brand & launched the Voto Latino brand with Rosario Dawson.
Susie is the creative heart of Encantos. She sets the vision and the bar for creating brilliant stories with captivating, diverse characters that will endure the test of time. Susie ensures that everything Encantos does is in service to the child and advances our mission of developing life, literacy and learning skills by marrying entertainment, education, and technology in ways that amaze and amuse. She also mentors diverse creators and voices to cultivate a pipeline of properties that complete the Encantos Method curriculum across all ages, stages, and 21st Century Skills.