Susie Jaramillo is an artist, an entrepreneur, a brand builder and a mom. She is co-founder and chief creative officer of Encantos Media Studios and the creator of Canticos, a baby brand inspired by Latino nursery rhymes featuring bilingual board books, games, videos and more. Canticos books have received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal. The first title Little Chickies / Los Pollitos was named a Kirkus “Best Book of the Year” in 2016.
Before that, she was co-founder and chief creative officer for Latinvox and later the Vox Collective, one of the top 25 agencies in the multicultural space until it was sold in 2012 to Profero, now Mullen Lowe Profero. Her clients included Macy’s, Verizon Wireless, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Pernod Ricard and Fifth Third Bank just to name a few.
Susie created and helped sell the Daisy Fuentes Brand to Kohl's. She created and helped launch the Voto Latino brand with Rosario Dawson and Maria Teresa Kumar. She's led memorable campaigns for multiple Arts festivals, including Celebrate mexicoNOW and the New York International Latino Film Festival. A passionate speaker and writer, Susie has been featured in NBC’s TED women documentary, Univision, Vanidades, Brandweek and AdWeek and has been quoted in Ad Age, Crain’s, NY1 and NBC. She has also spoken at multiple conferences and panels around the country.