Greg Huth Columbus College of Art and Design, BFA Industrial Design Cleveland Ohio

Work Samples

  • Outdoor Gear

  • Travail Activewear

  • Graphic Design

Work History

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: 2004-2012 Manager Apparel Design & Development & Sr. Apparel Designer Rocky Brands Inc I am responsible for: Travel for Trend & Technical Research Seasonal Color Pallet Selection Fabric & Hardware Selection and Development Design Renderings Flat Development PDM Spec Packs Assortment Layouts & Style Boards Fit Consultation & Sample Approval In 2004 I was hired as the Apparel Designer for outdoor, work and lifestyle divisions. In 2008 I was made Product Line Leader for the apparel development division at Rocky Brands. In addition to senior apparel designer this new role has allowed me to take greater control over the R&D process at Rocky. I am responsible for a wide range of competitor and user based product research with the responsibility of clearly and justifiably communicating our development choices to marketing and sales every two weeks year round. I have been influential in implementing new PDM and PLM software for Rocky Brands, by creating workflows, production calendars, user defined fields, and an artwork database for a blank set of software suites provided by New Generation Computing. I have extensively tested the system and worked with NGC to troubleshoot potential problems before going live with our factories in China and around the world. I’m an expert in Adobe CS3 and CS4 with an emphasis on Illustrator and Photoshop. I’m also fluent in multiple 3d formats including Form Z, Solid Works, Rhino, and Graphite on both Mac and PC. I have excellent sketching abilities. I am a quick thinker between the ears and on paper. I have excellent interpersonal skills, and I’m keen to group activity. I have a strong and consistent work ethic. EDUCATION 2001-2005 Columbus College of Art & Design BFA Industrial Design HOBBIES Furniture Design and Construction I’m an avid wakeboarder, skateboarder, and snowboarder since 1994 with a solid understanding of most industry equipment and apparel including, Hyperlite, Liquid Force, O’brien, Burton, Flow, Volcom, Reef, Circa, and more… I’m a sport rock climber and an outdoor enthusiast with a solid understanding of most industry equipment and apparel, including Arcteryx, Outdoor Research, Mammut, Black Diamond, Marmot, Cloudveil, Osprey, Merrel, Keen, and more… WORK HISTORY June 2004-Present Sr. Apparel Designer/ Product Line Leader May 2012 Promoted to: Manager of Apparel Design & Development ROCKY Brands Inc. Nelsonville Ohio, 45764 Thank you for your time and consideration as you look over my resume. I believe I could provide you with valuable creative services. Sincerely, Gregory Michael Huth Sr. Apparel / Industrial Designer 1008 Rushleigh Rd. Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44121 Cell# 740.438.2862 johnwilkeshuth@gmail.com

Education

Columbus College of Art & Design

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA CCAD Chapter Treasurer

Awards

IDSA Student Merit Award Presentation.

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