We're always on the look out for individuals that share our passion for creating bikes as much as riding them. Here you will see any current vacancies we have, however if you don't see anything that fits your skills, please don't hesitate to get in touch if you think you can bring something to our team.

WE MAKE THINGS – Searching for a Graphic Designer (m/f/d)

As an innovative and steadily growing company with a high grade of authenticity, Cologne based bicycle company WE MAKE THINGS GmbH is searching for a Graphic Designer (m/f/d) to join the company.

WE MAKE THINGS had its roots established in 1996 as an idea between a group of friends, as well as passionate riders, who were unsatisfied with what BMX frames and forks were available at the time and has grown into a company with a strong focus across all things bike related. These roots are reflected through the various brand engagements and still continues to grow to this very day. The minds behind the brands have steadily aimed to blast everyday conventions and to create novel and innovative bikes for all types of riders. Today one can find both technically and aesthetically designed freestyle, BMX, CX, road, and all-road bicycles under the WE MAKE THINGS brands. Within the realm of bicycle WE MAKE THINGS has left remarkable paths and will continue to serve the explorers, the daredevils, the adventurers, the escapists, and all other bike enthusiast in-between.

Credibility, passion, non-conformity, as well as a high degree of technological and creative competence is what is leading the WETHEPEOPLE identity and will continue to lead the brands into the future.


As a Graphic Designer (m/f/d), with experience with the bicycle industry, you will be able to hit the ground running and work on new designs with Adobe Creative Suite. This role would suit someone who likes to take ownership of his/her work and is naturally creative and very organized. With so many projects the workflow is varied and fast paced, so you need to be able to switch between tasks effortlessly. You will also be working within a close knit team of graphic and product designers, so a friendly and open personality is a must.

Your tasks

  • Generate original design concepts (flyer, catalogs, posters etc.)
  • Communicate and present concepts
  • Digital and print design
  • Graphic concepts and implementation
  • Cooperation with our purchase/sales department and the marketing department

Your skills

  • Trained as a graphic designer/media designer (m/f/d), Graphic Design studies (m/f/d) or comparable fields/training
  • Firsthand work experience in cycling or action sports
  • Conceptual mindset & creativity
  • Reliable, organized & diligent
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and MS Office

If you think you’ve got what we’re looking for, please send Harry Schmid your portfolio and CV (PDF) including your salary expectation and the earliest possible start date to:


Harry Schmid
Richard-Byrd-Strasse 12
D-50829 Köln / Cologne

tel +49 221 5000 57-265
fax +49 221 5000 57-29