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Professional Summary

Accomplished DJ with 8+ years of experience. Skilled in MIDI and computer performance. Seeking to wow customers and crowds for Herbov’s Party Source. At Joka Joe’s Events, DJ’d 500+ events with 200 to 400 guests each. Received 15 letters of thanks from clients praising my DJ skills and friendliness.

Work Experience


Joka Joe’s Events

March 2013–May 2019

  • DJ’d over 500 events with attendance in the 200–400 range.
  • Created unique playlists for 300 guests based on requirements-gathering conversations.
  • Received 15 thank-you letters from customers commending DJ skills and friendliness.
  • Promoted 3 months after hiring because of high-level MIDI and crowd interaction skills.


Hartford Beer ‘n’ Steer

Jan 2011–March 2013

  • Provided excellent customer service to 700+ bar patrons per night.
  • Assisted with setup & breakdown of equipment for 90+ 5-piece musical acts.


2009–2013 Central Connecticut State University

BS in Business Administration

  • Vice President, School DJ Club
  • Worked as DJ for 15 campus events with 500+ guests each.


  • Technical Skills: MIDI, computer DJing, creating playlists, crowd interaction
  • Soft Skills: Interpersonal skills, listening, time management, communication


  • Regular DJ blogger with 25,000 monthly readers.
  • Avid ocean surfer.

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