Product Developer - Swim & Sport

Role: Product Developer – Swim & Sport
Brand: RVCA
Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Summary: The Product Developer is responsible to manage the product lifecycle from design concept to production of assigned categories. The Developer is responsible to ensure product maintains design intent while meeting all company margin targets, quality standards and on time deliverables. This position is the link between merchandising/design –production/sourcing and the factories. This particular position is heavily focused on Womens Sport Apparel.


• Managing assigned categories (All categories Womens Sport Apparel and Womens Swimwear) to ensure on time samples (product life cycle management) that meet target margins, design intent and brand quality standards
• Creation and maintance of styles in PLM, accountable for data integrity
• Daily communication with HKO (Hong Kong Sourcing Office) and vendors to ensure all samples are accurate and received on time
• Timely communication with internal/global teams on product updates
• Work with HKO to ensure costs are negotiated to meet or exceed margin requirements are met at style and category level. Partner closely with internal Strategic Sourcing Manager
• Partner closely with Design to engineer product to meet margin targets
• Partner closely with Design team on all approvals related to product development
• Manage calendar to ensure all critical milestones are met (support peers across departments) to meet all deadline deliverables and ensure fully commercialized product prior to PO issuance
• Partner closely with production team on all production deliverables