Maarten Timmer

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

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Work Experience

Timmer Motorcycles

Custom motorcycles designer and builder

Designing and building high end custom one-off motorcycles. Raw sportive rides with a subtile edge.
August 2017 - Rotterdam, Netherlands

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

Smokin' Motorcycles


July 2014 - December 2017 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),