Born in Tijuana B.C., Sandra Equihua graduated from IBERO university with a bachelors in Graphic Design. She has had the opportunity to work as a graphic designer, illustrator and a character designer next to her husband, Jorge Gutierrez, in companies such as WB, Disney, Nick JR, and Nickelodeon. Both created the animated series El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera. It was thanks to this series that Equihua was awarded an Emmy. Equihua continues her career working as a character designer for the animated movie The Book of Life.
She is currently working for NETFLIX on the animated series Maya and the Three.