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James Keltner 1 Wrea Circle Bella Vista, AR 72714 479.366.

2252 OBJECTIVE: To contribute my years of experience, knowledge and skills to managing and mento ring a creative team in the advertising industry. ACHIEVEMENTS: Twelve years of experience in the advertising industry, producing creative mater ials in multiple formats for mass media, in-store displays and consumer web vehi cles. Impressive track record with some of the world's most recognized brands such as Chiquita Brands International, Fresh Express, Coke and General Electric. WORK EXPERIENCE: KA Advertising, Bentonville, AR 12/2004 - present Creative Director * Oversee and manage the creative process from concept development to production to in-store placement. * Conceptualize and execute national print, web and in-store campaigns with an average of $500,000-$1,000,000 in budgets with such companies as Wal-Mart, Target and BJ's Wholesale Club. * Maintain national accounts with such companies as Chiquita Brands International, Fresh Express, General Electric, Procter & Gamble and Universal . * Develop and manage multiple consumer websites and interactive vehicles such as micro-sites and on-line loyalty programs. On Display Marketing, Bentonville, AR 10/2000 - 11/2004 Director of Sales & Creative * Secured and maintained national accounts for such companies as Aloha Housewares, Lucas Arts and Coca-Cola in the CPG and online markets. * Spearheaded revenue growth from $1.5 million to $5 million in 3 years. * Managed a team of Art Directors on integrated marketing campaigns using promotional ads, packaging and in-store signage. * Developed a strong system of parameters and guidelines for printing, merchandise and on-line media marketing. O'Sullivan Industries, Lamar, MO 03/1998 - 09/2000 Art Director * Key member of the design team supervising creative design, interactive development and media placement. * Collaborated with sales, product development and upper management throughout the creative development process. * Directed multimedia campaigns in the development of websites and DVDs. * Built strong relationships with freelance Art Directors, Photographers, Web Designers and Copywriters. SKILLS: * Excellent account management and retail promotions skills. * Experienced in the development and placement of in-store, retail signage. * Effective leader in motivating and growing teams in a creative setting. * Accomplished commercial photographer with over ten years experience. * Proficient in design applications such as PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign and

Lightwave 3D as well as the complete Microsoft Office suite. * Proficient in programming languages such as Java Script, HTML and Flash. EDUCATION: Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO Bachelor of Art in Graphic Communications, 05/96 ORGANIZATIONS & AWARDS: * * * * * * * Member of NWAADC (Northwest Arkansas Art Directors Club) Member of the NWAYP (Northwest Arkansas Young Professionals) 2004 Gold Addy Award for Best Print Campaign 2008 NWAADC Gold Award for Best Printed Piece 2009 NWAADC Gold Award for Best Consumer Website 2009 NWAADC Gold Award for Best Commercial Food Photography 2010 NWAADC Gold Award for Best Retail Print Campaign

REFRERENCES: Available upon request.