CJ Higginbotham

Apopka, FL USA

Professional Experience

Owner/artist of freelance design company specializing in marketing materials, publications, and campaigns for mid-size to large companies. Works well with both in-house and external agencies to complete large projects in short periods of time with an eye on budget.


Art Director
5 Years
Graphic Designer
22 Years
8 Years


Consumer Products
20 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers
5 Years
Sports & Recreation
18 Years


Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
11 Years
Advertising agency
8 Years
Newspaper - Community
11 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

22 Years

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Massey Services, Inc. (10+), Rosen Hotels (10+), Giant Recreation World (10+), University of Central Florida Athletics (10+)

Technical Skills

Photo editing (Adobe); Email marketing blasts, magazine/publication layouts (InDesign); ebook publishing (InDesign)

Computer Skills

Word, Powerpoint, OS10, InDesign CS5, Illustrator CS5, Photoshop CS5, Acrobat CS5


MacBook Pro 17" laptop, Nikon D100 and D3100 with multiple lenses from 28-300; flip video camcorder;


NAA Excellence Award for design/curriculum for Newspaper In Education; Printing Association of Florida award of excellence three times for 4C card category;