Maarten Timmer

Product designer @ Spark design & innovation | Freelance motorcycle designer @ MTD

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Work Experience

Spark Design & Innovation

Product designer

Working as a product designer in the Spark Design studio. Main tasks;
- Design and development of both constructive and design solutions and concepts.
- Visualizing designs and design details.
- Development of prototypes and test models of the designs.
- Engineering the designs; development of CAD models and technical drawings.
October 2010 - Rotterdam, Netherlands

Maarten Timmer Design

Freelance motorcycle designer

The activities of MTD focus on the design and development of motorcycles, and other projects related to the motorcycle and automotive industry.

The products are developed according to a complete design process; ideation, idea sketching, concept development, technical detailing, prototyping and production.
July 2009 - Rotterdam, Netherlands

Smokin' Motorcycles


2014 - Netherlands


Delft University Of Technology

Master of Science | Product Design

Interesting projects
- Transportation Design Master thesis; Design of an electrical powered super-sport motorcycle. (Finished July 3rd 2009). The VertiGO project was completed with a full scale visual model of the motorcycle. This project was elaborated in cooperation with the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering of the Delft University and with StarTwin; motorcycle dealer in Loenen, the Netherlands.


Internship Motor Centrum Terneuzen. Acquiring knowledge on motorcycle technology in the workshop and in MCT's Dutch Superbike team. 

- Design project for Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. Project content is currently confidential. Project acquired by Maarten Timmer, and executed in a team of six.

- Internship Angelini Design, (Padova Italy) Designing a concept for a `rally' inspired car for an external company and completed with a 1:5 clay model.
September 2002 - July 2009 Delft, Netherlands


English (Advanced),
Dutch (Native),
Italian (Beginner),
German (Conversational),