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Graphic Design Internship - Feb 2022

Holland, Noord-Holland, Amsterdam (HQ)Internships

Job description

Are you ready to join the blue tire movement?

We are Swapfiets: the bike membership. Started in 2014, started scaling in 2017 and are currently active in 70+ cities, across 9 different countries. We are on a mission to lead the movement to more livable cities across Europe. Currently we have over 240,000 members on a blue tire. That means reducing traffic congestion, increasing freedom of movement, and happier, healthier people. Part of this mission? Declaring war on unnecessary waste. How? Through circularity. Simple. We build higher-quality bikes that break down less often, which saves our members the usual hassles of bike ownership. To put it simply - what’s good for you, is good for us, is good for our planet.

Your goal

As a Design Intern in our Creative Marketing Team at Amsterdam HQ, you’ll be responsible for helping out our Graphic Designer for conceptualising and developing design concepts, graphics and layouts. You will work closely with printers, copywriters, our Graphic Designer and Social Media Manager, as well as Brand Managers, our performance marketing-team and any other brand stakeholders.

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!
  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues.
  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution.
  • Onefit for Business arrangement (to promote your healthy lifestyle!).
  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department.
  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks.
  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets.
  • Flexibility in working from home and at our brand new (!) office at the Molukkenstraat.

Job requirements

Your profile

You are a student in the field of digital marketing, graphic design, web design, media, or similar study with a passion for design. You don’t think in terms of challenges but in opportunities and you aren’t afraid to push the boundaries with your creativity. You are also serious, proactive and reliable.

Next to this you bring/are able to:

  • Proficiency in all of the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign);

  • A good understanding of print and digital execution processes;

  • Meet challenging deadlines;

  • Present and back up your ideas well;

  • Proficiency or willingness to develop proficiency with video editing suites like Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects;

  • Estimate the time required to complete a job and provide quotes for clients;

  • Pay strong attention to detail and have a keen eye for aesthetics;

  • Have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate your ideas, designs, and suggestions;

  • You live in Amsterdam and are able to come to the office in Amsterdam around 2-3 days a week;

  • You are fluent in English (fluency in Dutch or any other European language is a plus);


You can now directly apply for this vacancy.

As soon as we think you've got what it takes to qualify for this position, our recruitment team will contact you to check some basic information and ask you about some of your previous successes related to the role.

Next, you will be invited for a first job interview with our our Graphic Designer (Brittney). The second interview will be held by the Creative Marketing Manager (Gaby) and the Creative Project Manager (Therese).

Are you and Swapfiets still enthusiastic at the end of the process? Then you will receive an offer to join the Swapfiets team!

Answer your questions

Do you have questions about this vacancy? Contact our recruiter Floris via We are not interested in working together with recruitment agencies.

Up for the challenge? Apply now for this internship!