Resume

DAVID WAYNE COCKRELL
150 Nassau 2A | New York City, NY 10038
614.599.3283 | Email

MENSWEAR DESIGN DIRECTOR.
NEW YORK CITY, NY / Jan. 2014 to present.
-Designer of high end outerwear and collections consisting of knits and wovens.
-Developed fabrics, designed new collections, created concepts & generated color palettes for multiple brands including:
TODD SNYDER, BONFIRE SNOWBOARDING, SIMON MILLER, BIRCHBOX, NICK WOOSTER, WOOLRICH JOHN RICH AND BROS.

BROOKS BROTHERS.
NEW YORK CITY, NY / Jan. 2012 to Jan. 2014.
-Design Director Men’s Red Fleece, Leather Collections, Ski, Golf, and Tennis. -Updated and created a new active sports division for Brooks Brothers.
-Lead the development of Outerwear across all Men’s divisions.

ANDREW MARC.
NEW YORK CITY, NY / Feb. 2009 to Aug. 2011.
-Men’s Design Director for Andrew Marc and Marc New York collections.
-Responsible for all design details for these high end luxury outerwear brands with retails from $300-$1200.
-Hired to design and start up new sportswear concept for the Andrew Marc and Marc NY brands.

U.S. ARMY BRAND.
NEW YORK CITY, NY / Aug. 2007 to Jan. 2009.
-Creative Director and founder of this new MENS & BOYS brand.
-Established Brand identity and hired the staff to develop this widely accepted new clothing line. -U.S. Army Brand was the 1st clothing Co. licensed by the U.S. Govt. to use the name U.S. Army. -U.S. Army Brand launched Fall 08 in over 600 stores including Sears, SAKS, Urban Outfitters grossing over $6M.

GAP INC.
NEW YORK CITY, NY / Jan. 2003 to Aug. 2007.
-Senior Designer Men’s Gap Brand.
-Categories: Outerwear, Project RED, Specialty Denim, Premiere Collections for Top Stores. -Designed and created all manner of OW: waterproof, denim, down, leather/suede, wool, vests, & technical pieces.
-Developed a previously non-existent Gap Brand Blazer Business.

ADIDAS.
NEW YORK CITY, NY / Nov. 2002 to Jan. 2003.
-Freelance Designer Adidas Originals Heritage Collection.
-Designed vintage inspired active apparel for the Original collections.

ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH.
COLUMBUS, OH / May 1999 to Nov. 2002.
-Designer Outerwear/Activewear/Surf/Gymwear/Woven Shirts for men and boys.
-Developed, designed and created “Abercrombie Gym Issue,” brand.
-Achieved a winning program by working closely with CEO Mike Jeffries to create the A&F “look.”

ESPRIT de CORP.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA / Sept. 1997 to April 1999.
-Garment Specification Technician, DKNY & Esprit Kids Production.
-Rendered computer drawings detailing all garment details and created technical packages.

BLACKSPOON SNOWBOARD WEAR.
TAHOE CITY, CA / 1992 to 1997.
-Cofounder & Partner, responsible for growing annual sales from 15K to 1 million in 3 years. -Designer of men’s waterproof, breathable outdoor clothing line.
-Resourced and negotiated domestic & overseas manufacturing, sales and marketing strategies.

GLACIER WILDERNESS GUIDES.
WEST GLACIER, MT / Summers 1989 to 1996.
-Guided groups of 2-30 people through the wilderness of Glacier National Park. -Carried out the safe completion of multi-day whitewater & backpack trips.

EDUCATION.
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA. Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1993. Adelaide University, Adelaide, S. Australia. Art History, 1993.