World-class 3D modeling, CAD services & new product design

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On-call help with your 3D modeling, 3D CAD design & drafting projects

Hire a 3D designer

Private projects are perfect if you'd like a confidential quote from one of our vetted design experts.
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Design contests

Design Contests
Launch a design contest and get multiple designs submissions for your concept. A contest is a great option for small projects and can results in dozens of entries.
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Hourly services

Hourly Services
Need help on an ongoing basis? Send us your project details and we'll choose a pre-qualified designer to help you on an ongoing basis.
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Bringing You Quality Design Solutions with Global CAD Design Experts

Cad Crowd has an in-house quality control team of engineering experts who assign projects to the best contractors and review designs for precision and quality. We are committed to providing clients with consistent quality delivered on time and on budget. Without the overhead costs of a traditional design firm, Cad Crowd provides more affordable services while maintaining world class design and engineering services. 

The Cad Crowd platform allows you to hire pre-qualified professional CAD designers and 3D modelers with proven expertise and knowledge, or to post a design contest and review submissions from multiple participants. The choice is yours!

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Freelance Design
  • 3D Modeling
  • Product Design
  • CAD Drafting
  • Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Architecture
  • 3D Printing

World-class 3D CAD services, patents & manufacturing

Your vetted team for 3D design services, crowdsourcing innovation, manufacturing, patent attorneys & product licensing.

3D CAD services

Global design talent

We help you find the right CAD designer from a community of 74,469 world-class experts

How Can Cad Crowd Help With My Project?

Cad Crowd helps clients with one-time and ongoing project needs. Our specialties include 3D modeling, 3D design, CAD drafting, 3D animation, engineering and 3D renderings, 3D industrial design, prototype design, 3D printing design, mechanical design, architectural design, structural design, 3D interior design, and CAD landscaping design services.

Our CAD designers and drafting contractors work with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, Maya, 3ds Max, CATIA and many other types of software. Submit your project description and work with a pre-qualified 3D artist, CAD designer, drafter, 3D modeler, 3D animation or engineer specialized for your project needs.

  • Design Contests

    Design Contests

  • Confidential NDA's

    Confidential NDA's

  • On-Call Design

    On-Call Design

What Our Customers Say

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  • We're thrilled that we've been able to help hundreds of clients achieve their project goals
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As a startup, being able to find qualified, experienced 3D designers so easily was invaluable. It took the guess work out of finding the right price and designer and instead let us focus on what was most important, our product. The way Cad Crowd lets you set up your competitions gives you limitless doorways to finding what works best with your goals.

- Darren Mullen, Refined Design

Darren Mullen

We help large companies, small businesses and individuals

We can help you out whether you're running a large company, small business or even if you're an individual looking for 3D CAD design services.
We can help you out whether you're running a large company, small business or even if you're an individual looking for 3D CAD design services.

FAQ for your new project

Why Cad Crowd?
We have the world's best group of 3D freelance designers and CAD experts. In addition, freelance designers can save clients an average of 35% over the cost of traditional design firms.
What software do the freelance designers use?
Our freelancers have all the modern 3D CAD design software, including SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, CATIA, Autodesk Inventor, Maya, 3ds Max and more.
Will freelancers sign a NDA?
We've got this covered. Our legally binding terms of service cover contractor non-disclosure. If any contractor works on your project on Cad Crowd, they're bound by the terms of our non-disclosure agreement.
What is our accuracy guarantee?
We guarantee design accuracy based on your description or we’ll issue a full refund within 30-days.
What kind of work can Cad Crowd help with?
We can help with virtually any type of work including industrial design, product development, packaging design, architectural drafting, mechanical engineering and more!
Do I own the designs & IP?
Yes. Our legally binding terms of service legally assign the ownership of intellectual property (IP) from the designer to the service buyer for all paid designs.
Do you offer 3D printing services?
We help a large network of 3D printing firms with 3D printing design work for their customers. Because of our relationship with these firms, we are happy to refer clients to the best 3D printing shop for their specific needs.
How much does it cost?
We estimate each project need where rates are based on the complexity of the project and the skills required. Hourly design ranges between $50-120/hr, which depends on industry experience, if phone support is needed and if daytime hours are needed.

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CAD design, patents, manufacturing & licensing on demand

Cad Crowd connects clients with top-tier product design and development solutions. Our broad range of services includes everything from CAD design and 3D modeling to prototyping and manufacturing to product licensing. We also offer USPTO patent filing, patent searching. Cad Crowd provides entrepreneurs and inventors with all the tools they need to meet their project goals, whatever those goals might be.

With Cad Crowd, it’s never been easier to hire qualified, reliable independent contractors. All of our contract manufacturers and freelance designers are pre-screened. You can hire a freelancer directly, or post a crowdsourced design contest to source ideas from the community. We work only with the best, and connect our clients with the top 1% of freelance talent. From concept design to the store shelves, Cad Crowd connects you with the experts you need.

Crowdsourced design contests

Crowdsourcing is a great way for smaller projects to connect with the design services they need. Post a contest and you could receive dozens of entries from qualified designers. Pick the one that best suits your project, and you’re off to the races! Contests can be posted for any of our design services, from architectural design and engineering to 3D modeling and CAD drafting.

Take advantage of the world’s best freelance CAD designers, and find the best design for your CAD project. Post a design contest!

Crowdsourced design contests

Product design & development for inventors

Cad Crowd has an in-house quality control team of engineering experts who assign projects to the best contractors and review designs for precision and quality. We are committed to providing consistent quality delivered on time and on budget. We work only with the best freelancers and firms with a demonstrated track record. Without the overhead costs of traditional design firms, we provide affordable CAD services while maintaining world-class standards in design, engineering, and manufacturing. We offer a complete range of services for inventors, entrepreneurs and companies bringing a new product to market.

Whether you need patenting, CAD design, or rapid manufacturing services, Cad Crowd is your one-stop shop. Get a free quote, and tell us about your design project.

Product design

Patent services & intellectual property

After you’ve gone through all the trouble of creating your new product, the last thing you want is to see someone else get the patent. Cad Crowd connects you with professional U.S patent attorneys ready to work with you on everything from the USPTO patent search through to the filing and prosecution of your patent application. We also offer copyright and trademark services to help you establish your brand.

Patent services

Manufacturing, rapid prototyping & 3D printing services

Our network of manufacturing firms offer a range of options, from conventional injection molding and CNC machining to 3D printing and rapid manufacturing. Whether you’re looking to create a small run of functional prototypes, or you’re ready to begin full-volume production, we’ll connect you with the manufacturing expertise your project needs. With the variety of manufacturing technologies and materials available today, even the most sophisticated designs can be created quickly and cost-effectively.


Product licensing & invention marketing services

Ready to bring your product to market? Cad Crowd works with leading brands and distributors to get our client’s products on store shelves across the country and around the world. You supply the intellectual property, and let the big players worry about the manufacturing and the marketing costs. You retain ownership of your invention, while reducing your risk and lowering your cost.

Product licensing