How design contests work

Crowdsource your design to a global network of freelance 3D modelers & CAD designers

How design contests work

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

Freelance 3D design, CAD drafting & engineering challenges

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.

Post a CAD design contest and you could have dozens of unique entries from qualified designers and drafters. You pick the one that you like best for your project, and you’re off to the races. Crowdsourcing is a great option for smaller firms or entrepreneurs looking to get the most from their design budget.

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.

Freelance 3D design, CAD drafting & engineering challenges

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.

Post a CAD design contest and you could have dozens of unique entries from qualified designers and drafters. You pick the one that you like best for your project, and you’re off to the races. Crowdsourcing is a great option for smaller firms or entrepreneurs looking to get the most from their design budget.

FAQ for your new contest

How do contests work?

Simple. Just post your design brief, review entries and choose the CAD design submission that you like best.

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).

We've got this covered. Our legally binding terms of service 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.

Design contests work great for smaller projects like product development, 3D printable designs & freelance interior design. You'll get as many as 50 designs ideas depending on budget!

Yes! Our legally binding terms of service assign the ownership of intellectual property (IP) from the designer to the service buyer for any paid designs.

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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