Why post a design contest?

Do you want create an amazing new product, launch a Kickstarter campaign, make a custom design for a 3D printer or get ideas for a interior design project? Crowdsourcing your idea as a design contest may be a perfect choice for creating a design that you’ll love.

Within days of posting your project, you’ll get submissions for your concept from 3D CAD designers around the world. We guarantee work accuracy for submissions, which means you'll get a design you love for your project.

We have thousands of freelance 3D modelers, freelance 3D designers, freelance CAD designers, 3D artists, CAD drafters, architectural designers, architectural drafters, product designers, prototype designers & CAD contractors available for contests. Click here to see the latest design contests on Cad Crowd. 

How design contests work

Get multiple design concepts for your product design, interior design or 3D modelling project
by posting a design contest.

Write what you need

Write what you need

Describe your project, set a timeline and choose your budget.

Review design submissions

Review design submissions

Review your 3D designs or CAD files and give freelancers feedback until you're fully satisfied with the work.

Pick your favorite design

Pick your favorite design

When you have the design that you love, choose the winning designer.



How do contests work?
Simple. Just post your design brief, review entries and choose the 3D design submission that you like best.
Who can see my contest?
We recommend that you post your contest with public visibility for highest participation. You can also post a private contest (only visible to designers) or an invite-only contest (only invited users).
Will freelancers sign a NDA?
We've got this covered. Our legally binding terms of service which covers freelancer non-disclosure. If any freelancer participates in your contest on Cad Crowd, they're bound by the terms of our non-disclosure agreement.
Why are design contests awesome?
Design contests work great for smaller projects like product development, 3D printable designs & interior design. You'll get as many as 50 designs ideas depending on budget!
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 any paid designs.
How much does it cost?
Contests can range between $300 for basic projects to $50,000+ for world class design and game-changing products. Most contests award a $50-125/hr+ time equivalent to the designer with the best entry.
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