Beeman started his career in the mid to late 1980s, directing two low budget television films and guest directing for the television show The Wonder Years. Beeman made his theatrical directing debut in 1988 in License to Drive.
He would continue his work in the television industry but made a string of comedies during the early 1990s. Beeman would work on numerous television projects during the latter stages of the 1990s, most notably as a recurring director on television series JAG.
In 2000 he won a Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs for the television film Miracle in Lane 2.
In 2001, Beeman came on board The WB super-hero series Smallville, as a director and co-executive producer. He later was promoted to executive producer and directed the shows series finale.
The following year he was nominated for a Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs for the television adaptation of A Ring of Endless Light.
In 2006, he became a co-executive producer and director on the NBC series Heroes. He would later be promoted to executive producer.
He directed the 2007 failed Aquaman pilot.
In 2009, he joined The CW drama Melrose Place, as a director and executive producer.
After Melrose Place's cancellation, Beeman boarded the TNT science-fiction\action series Falling Skies, as a director and co-executive produce in 2011. Now, in its second season, Beeman serves as executive producer and primary director.