Educator | Graphic Designer | Videographer
Leadership | Attention to detail | Organization | Strong Communication | Creativity | Critical & Analytical thinking Teamwork | Adaptability | Spanish and English speaking | Live Streaming
Welcome to the portfolio of Anna Samanamu, a multi-talented designer and artist based in New Jersey. As you explore my site, you will find a variety of creative pursuits, including graphic design, photography, videography, resource designs for special education classrooms, political campaigns, and more. Everything I do is fueled by my passion for creating work that sparks joy and inspires others. My work is not just about aesthetics, it is about the emotions and feelings it evokes in others. I am always eager to take on new projects, so if you’re interested in working together, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I would love to hear from you.
October 2017 - Present
November 2021 - October 2023
2018 - 2021
Special Education Paraprofessional, New Jersey
Assist the teacher with classwork materials and help with lessons for self-contained classroom
Provide students with feedback on their work and serve as mentor to help improve their character and personality
Help reinforce rules and limits to ensure classroom is properly managed and students are safe
Lead Producer | Graphic Design, Chapters Network, New York
Create and develop promotional art and videos for network shows as well as the nonprofit sector.
Former Producer | Engineer for the following shows: The Chapters Rap LIVE Radio Show, Flashback Sports with Gil and Dave, Reach Out, Worth The Price of Admission, The O Zone.
Producer of featured guests:
Maria Cooper Janis & Maestro Byron Janis
Billy Martin, Jr.
Sandy Alomar Sr.
John "Dandy" Rodriguez
Tito Rodriguez, Jr.
Sammy Gonzalez, Jr.
Social Media Coordinator, Our Lady of the Valley Parish, Orange, NJ
Responsible for the content of the Parish website Research, plan, write, and edit the information to ensure the content is accurate.
Ensure quality of Marketing and Creative content
Dedicatedly pitch new ideas to solve social media challenges
June 2020 - January 2021
September 2012 - May 2017
Special Education, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Vice President of the Political Science Club
Minors in Film and Latin American Studies
BronxNet Certified Access Producer, Lehman College, Bronx, NY
Participated in Field Production and In-Studio Production Courses
An Introduction to Social and Emotional Learning
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
Credential ID: foojmdnfif
Skills: Social Emotional Learning
Honors and Awards
Tri Alpha National Honor Society, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
National Honor Society for First-Generation College Students.
Only “a small number of alumni and honorary inductees may be initiated each year.”
The National Society of Leadership and Success, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
The nation's largest leadership honor society with over 1.9 million members & 800+ chapters.
Certification Program GPA: 4.0
The Golden Key International Honour Society, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Golden Key International Honour Society is the world's largest collegiate honor society for graduate and undergraduate students, and has strong relationships with over 400 universities around the world.
Certification Program GPA: 4.0