- Resume -

Arias D Thomas

  ariasthomas.nosleep@gmail.com • ariasthomasradio.com

- Objective -

To use my diverse skills and abilities in a entertainment marketing and administrative compacity. Providing professional support to companies seeking a marketing representitive, and or administrative responsibilty. Overall I would like to build upon five years of being a professional disc jockey, a professional host, and a seasoned manager.

- Work Experience -

Disney Cruise Lines, Cape Canaveral, Florida U.S.A

Disc Jockey

While working for Disney Cruise Lines, I DJ'ed and hosted many events on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. Events included family dance parties that lasted one hour playing all types of music styles including mainstream, top 40, hip hop, raggaeton, and many others. Other events included Disney's very own themed parties where I DJ'ed pirate parties, country night parties, 80s and 70s parties. Being employed as a DJ with Disney Cruise Lines was very challenging as well as rewarding, as I played many styles of music all in the course of one night.

NCO Enlisted Club, Albany, GA United States

Disc Jockey

While employed as a Disc Jockey at the NCO Enlisted Club I provided musical support to enlisted personnel of military forces. I ensured that request were played, and the crowd was kept happy. While working at this establishment I was the host of bingo nights, and I was the main event DJ of special events held at the club.

Norwegian Cruise Lines, New York, New York U.S.A

Disc Jockey and Host

While employed with NCL, I opened up Norwegian Cruise Lines newest ship "The Norwegian Breakaway" ported out of New York, New York. I Dj'ed and MC'ed in the Breakaways newest nightclubs "Club Bliss" and "Club Spice" playing all types of music from 9 P.M. until 5 A.M. nightly. I also created and mastered professional background tracks, soundtrack music and theme songs for Norwegian Cruise Lines commercial and theme party projects. During my time with NCL I hosted family karaoke, adult karaoke, and all of the music themed trivia sessions offered by Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Voyage Enrichment Cruise Lines, Worldwide, Worldwide Worldwide

Disc Jockey / Audio Visual Tech

While employed on a month contract I served as the cruise ship disc jockey and audio visual tech. I provided sound support for college and enrichment lectures, which included setting up speakers, running cables, and setting up computer presentations. My duties as the disc jockey included providing music for salsa, merengue, and folk dancing classes during the day. And leading a club life experience in the club lounge at night. All genres of music were played while employed on this ship.

Celebrity Cruise Lines, Worldwide, Worldwide Worldwide

Host/Disc Jockey

Working with Celebrity Cruise Line, I was given the title of Cruise Staff host and DJ performing daily task and hosting on board activities. I was worked with a creative team to Implement new ideas to help drive and increase revenue, creating informative activities to improve company and guest relations.

While working for Celebrity Cruise Lines, I was given full responsibility of the nightclub, coming up with theme nights, arranging logistics and being accountable for the high count of guest coming into the venue to enjoy themselves for a night of fun and relaxation. In final I provided the music to the venue ranging from 60's all the way to today's top 40.

Apple Incorporated , Topeka, KS U.S.A

Technical Phone Advisor

Provided outstanding customer service while resolving issues, exceeded metric expectations, placing me in leading status for both positions. Developed strong team leadership as floor support/management mediator for my peers on my team. Working with Apple I also assisted customers with device setup and device education. I handled customer billing issues, equipment orders, and service changes as well as troubleshooting of the cellular network, handsets, computers, tables wifi and other cellular devices.

Last but not least I am proficient in all core company programs: iLog (Customer management), iCloud support app (Customer Security management), and Apple Device Diagnostics.

Carnival Cruise Lines, Cape Canaveral, Florida U.S.A

Disc Jockey

While employed on a three month contract with carnival cruise lines, I served as a disc jockey on the "Carnival Ecstacy" ported out of Cape Canaveral, Florida and the "Carnival Spirit" ported out of Australia. I provided muscial support to all the club venues, reading the crowd determining what was going to keep the dancefloor full. Along side of the club, I played during the day on the ships sun deck. On the sun deck I played music to create a laid back atmosphere for guest to feel relaxed. I

also DJ'ed carnivals infamous themed parties known as the "White Hot Party", "Carribean Party" and "V.I.P party".

Holland America Cruise Lines, Worldwide, N/A Worldwide

Show host / Disc Jockey

Working with Holland America Cruise Line, I was given the title of Show Host performing daily task and hosting on board activities. I was worked with a creative team to Implement new ideas to help drive and increase revenue, creating informative activities to improve company and guest relations.

While working for Holland America Cruise Lines, I was given full responsibility of the nightclub, coming up with theme nights, arranging logistics and being accountable for the high count of guest coming into the venue to enjoy themselves for a night of fun and relaxation. In final I provided the music to the venue ranging from 60's all the way to today's top 40.

United States Marine Corps, Worldwide, Worldwide Worldwide

Instrumental Musician

I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as a Military Musician. Serving under this occupation I was an instrumental percussionist. The mission and objective of this occupation was to provide musical support to special ceremonies held across the globe. Types of ceremonies include Traditional Marine Corps Birthday Balls, Military Change of Command Ceremonies, Military Retirement Ceremonies, Ambassador Functions, and Public Ceremonies. As a military musician I've performed in prestigious ensembles such as concert bands, brass quintets, jazz bands, rock bands, top 40 bands, and party bands. While serving in the United States Marine Corps, I've been stationed in four different duty stations and have been temporarily assigned to 10 different locations around the globe. Along with being a musician in the United States Marine Corps I've been trained in numerous military aspects related to security operations, weaponry operations, management operations, marksmanship operations, physical fitness operations, and leadership management operations. As a military musician I've successfully lead musical ensembles, getting the ensemble to and from the commitment. I was also in charge of my units physical fitness program, ensuring the Marines in my unit maintained weight in an presentable appearance to the American People. Throughout my career in the United States Marine Corps, I begin DJ'ing as a part time job, along the time I've collaborated with my musical unit of military musicians my DJ'ing abilities to create a product for the American People. Also along with the experience in percussion and DJ'ing I was a lyricist for the United States Marine Corps Top 40 band performing selected songs by the artist of "Flo Rida", "David Guetta", "Fergie", and "Black Eyed Peas".

DRUMATIC ENTERTAINMENT, Worldwide, Worldwide Worldwide

Disc Jockey

While in the military I've DJ'ed in four countries around the globe, including Japan, Australia, Thailand and The United States of America. I'm worked for adult clubs, dance clubs, bars and lounges. During this time I've been learned to professionally mix to multiple songs together, communicate on the microphone with my crowds, and control the atmosphere through the playing of my music.

Club Side, Okinawa, Okinawa Japan

Disc Jockey

While working with Club side in Okinawa, Japan I provided musical support to the customers that came to the clubs. I played such selected genres as Hip Hop, R and B, and Top 40.

Club Dragons, Okinawa, Okinawa Japan

Disc Jockey

I was a premiered disc jockey at club dragons "summer bash night". While working this night I DJ'ed selected genres as Hip Hop and Top 40. Throughout the night I was acting as a Emcee to hype up the crowd.

Bayan Tree Club, Okinawa, Okinawa Japan

Disc Jockey

As a disc jockey employed at the Bayan Tree Club, I provided musical support to the customers of the establishment. My job entailed me hyping up the crowd throughout the night by the control of my music and/or voice on the microphone.

Club Tonic, Lawrence, Kansas U.S.A

Resident DJ

While working thursday nights I DJ'ed selected genres as Hip Hop and Top 40 and other genres of music that entertained the crowd.

Pattaya Street Club, Pattaya City, Pattaya Thailand

Disc Jockey

Served as a guest DJ providing musical support to customers in establishment. While working as a Disc Jockey I played selected genres such as dub step and top 40.

Kadena Officers Club, Okinawa, Okinawa Japan

Disc Jockey

While serving as a disc jockey I provided musical support to military officers, ensuring request were played and the crowd was kept content and happy. While working for this establishment I learned to speak in a professional manner always dealing with important figures serving in

military forces.

Rocker Enlisted Club, Okinawa, Okinawa Japan

Disc Jockey

While employed as a Disc Jockey at the Rocker Enlisted Club I provided musical support to enlisted personnel of military forces. I ensured that request were played, and the crowd was kept happy. While working at this establishment I was the host of bingo nights, and I was the main event DJ of special events held at the club.

Nightlife Entertainment, Okinawa, Okinawa Japan

Disc Jockey

While working for this entertainment company I provided musical support to numerous weddings, DJ'ed for unit special event parties, and DJ'ed for club banquet functions. While working with this establishment I learned how to speak on the microphone, and I learned how to set up sound enforcement.

Disney Cruise Lines, Cape Canaveral, FL U.S.A

Cruise Staff / DJ

While working for Disney Cruise Lines, I DJ'ed and hosted many events on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. Events included family dance parties that lasted one hour playing all types of music styles including mainstream, top 40, hip hop, raggaeton, and many others. Other events included Disney's very own themed parties where I DJ'ed pirate parties, country night parties, 80s and 70s parties. Being employed as a DJ with Disney Cruise Lines was very challenging as well as rewarding, as I played many styles of music all in the course of one night.

Officers Club, Albany, GA United States

Disc Jockey

While employed as a Disc Jockey at the Officers Club I provided musical support to enlisted personnel of military forces. I ensured that request were played, and the crowd was kept happy. While working at this establishment I was the host of bingo nights, and I was the main event DJ of special events held at the club.

Radio One Broadcasting School, LaCrosse, WI U.S.A

Radio Broadcasting

While at this institute, I received over 270 hours of hands on instruction. I studied the art of knowing how to be a professional on air personality, I was taught how to produce commercials, images and other promotional advertisments. I am familiar with scott studio, adobe auditon, 360 systems. And I can also execute multi tracking, news writing, sports writing, and commercial writing.

- Education -

Apple Care Company Training, Topeka, KS U.S.A

Certificate of Completion in 2016

While Being excepted to Apple Incorporated as a iOS technical support advisor, the employees where required to go through an intensive customer service and technical training company trainig program. While going through the course we where taught the fundamentals of five star customer service, how to not only focus in on the customer's issue but maintain the rapport and create a relationship to keep our customer's exciting in belonging and being apart of our company.

The second half of the training than focused on the common technical issues our customer's have and how to take control of them. Along with that we where given special structure on how to troubleshoot impromptu issues that arise without our knowledge, leaving us with great knowledge in problem solving and probing to find a resolution to an issue.

Full Sail University, Winter, Florida U.S.A

B.A in Media Communications

I am currently enrolled at Full Sail University studying media communciations. Studying this major will make me competitive for jobs in the marketing, journalism, and the radio industry.

Topeka High School, Topeka, KS USA

Music / ROTC GPA: 2.9

School of Music, Norfolk, Virginia U.S.A

Percussionist

As a military musician, the musician is required after boot camp to go to his/hers respective specialty school. In the year of 2009 I was sent to the School of Music located in Norfolk, Virginia to study percussion. Attending the basic course, I was provided entry-level training to qualify Sailors and Marines for careers as military musicians in their respective Services. Upon completion, I received the bandsman NEC/MOS and was assigned to my first Fleet band in Okinawa, Japan. During a 21- week period, emphasis is on individual instrumental or vocal performance. I attended daily wind ensembles, jazz ensembles, popular music groups, drill bands, and small chamber ensembles to fine-tune their skills with classroom and private instruction.

-Proficient in operating Serato DJ software -Proficient in operating a MAC
-Proficient in operating Technics SL-DZ Turntables

- Skills -

-Proficient in setting up and tearing down a full speaker-sub woofer sound systems, complete with amplifiers and mixer boards.

All proficiencies listed above I've had four years plus experience working with operating systems.

- FURTHER INFORMATION -

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