Director of Production/Development

BeachRiot - Costa Mesa, CA

Posted: December 2nd, 2021


Lead Production and Product Development team guiding the product lifecycle from initial proto samples to final production. Oversee a team of 10 including the Production team, PD team, Pattern Maker, Cutter, and Samples Sewers. Lead all sourcing efforts, new factory onboarding, and cost negotiations. Ensure production is on time and quality of goods exceed Beach Riot standards.


  • Effectively manage and continue to develop Production and Product Development team
  • Spearhead bringing pattern making, sample sewing, and cutting in house
  • Achieve target margins by driving cost negotiations and brining new raw material resources and factories on board while ensuring quality standards exceed expectations
  • Manage all time and action calendars both with the internal team and external partners
  • Attend fittings as needed to ensure all product issues are addressed and corrected in the development stage  
  • Advise the executive team of any delivery, margin, and/or quality issues and propose solutions
  • Check all raw material and import Pos for accuracy
  • Work closely with domestic factories and QC team to make sure production exceeds quality standards and is measuring within tolerance
  • Ensure ALL domestic and import production is shipped on time.
  • Manage production timelines and WIP reports
  • Work closely with factories so that monthly production capacity is utilized and recommend appropriate action when issues arise.
  • Manage raw material inventory and forecasting
  • Make sure information in the ERP system (Full Circle) is consistently updated and accurate
  • Partner with design to manage seasonal fabric library by researching and developing cost appropriate fabrication and trims
  • Implement creative ideas that reduce lead times 
  • Manage the production and product development budget
  • Create and maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals
  • Other duties may be assigned in accordance with company needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree; fashion related major preferred
  • 10+ years in Apparel Production and Devolvement Management
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Detail oriented with strong follow through
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects
  • Strong sense of urgency and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to react quickly to change
  • Team player
  • Solid experience with excel
  • Full Circle knowledge is preferred

About BeachRiot

From the beach to the streets, the Beach Riot babe is a new wave feminist; a stunning rebel who lives life to the fullest and colors outside the lines. A boss babe by day and a party rioter by night the BR Babe has it all. Her style is modern and unapologetically bold, yet always effortlessly chic. Sunkissed year round with an ‘I woke up like this’ look, the Beach Riot babe is the perfect mix of California cool and modern magnetism. Whether rocking a one piece as a bodysuit with cut-off jeans or a bikini top with a high waisted skirt she’s never afraid to be bold and creative with her style. A babe on the go, she sweats her heart out in style and follows up her workout with a champagne brunch with her squad. She’s spontaneous and always ready to jetset around the globe with her passport and favorite Beach Riot bikinis in tow.