Jorge is an animation writer, producer, and book author. He wrote the graphic novel series The Chronicles of Claudette, which he co-created with artist Rafael Rosado (First Second Books/Macmillan). The first book, Giants Beware was called a “Rollicking fun story” by the New York Times; it received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, and was a nominee for a Texas Bluebonnet Award. The sequel was Dragons Beware and the third book, Monsters Beware was published in March, 2018. He recently collaborated with Rosado and wrote a story for the anthology, Comics Squad: Detention. He also wrote a graphic book review for the New York Times, which Rosado illustrated. He is working on a new graphic novel for First Second Books, Call Me Iggy.
As an animation writer, he created, co-developed, and co-produced Disney Junior's, Goldie & Bear. He was a Story Editor for Nick, Jr., Blues Clues and Sprout's Nina's World. He's written on animated series for Amazon, Nick, Jr, PBS, and Netflix. His television producing credits include History Detectives, and non-fiction work for Discovery and TLC. A Colombian-American born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Aguirre calls the great state of New Jersey home.