Position Description

Design Production Assistant - XCEL
Location Haleiwa, HI
City Haleiwa
State/Territory Hawaii
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Requisition Number:
Apparel Merchandising & Design
Employment Duration:
Full time
Employment Status:

Company Overview

Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young‐minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company‐owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e‐ commerce channels.

Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

                The Design Production Assistant will work closely with Design Manager and be a key contributor to the success of the design team



  • Responsible for quality control
  • Provide comments on TOP photos related to quality issues with vendors
  • Responsible for all samples
  • Responsible for keeping design logs updated
  • Assist with checking production pattern from vendors
  • Assist with Tech Packs as need
  • Assist with other tasks as needed



  • Proficient working knowledge of Excel, Adobe illustrator and other industry/production software
  • Thorough knowledge of sewing techniques
  • Strong understanding of garment construction
  • Must be highly organized and detailed oriented
  • Must be proactive with a solution / result oriented attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, detail-oriented and ability to multi task
  • Efficient and accurate data entry skills
  • Basic pattern and grading skill



  • A strong understanding of fabric types (Neoprene specifically) for performance products
  • Gerber system knowledge
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