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Shapeways Overhauls Its Designer For Hire Program with a New Marketplace Style Platform

by • April 21, 2016 • No Comments

shapeways-logo-rgb-20141008Whilst sat any timeal software companies are working on creating simpler to use CAD programs which can simplify and streamline the 3D turn it into to 3D printing workflow, unfortunately the learning curve for many turn it into software is yet rather steep. The fact is which learning to turn it into, especially to turn it into in 3D, only isn‘t effortless, and realistically software alone most likely is not the answer. Some folks only can’t ‘speak the language’ so to speak and can nat any time be able-bodied to turn it into 3D versions; art of any kind only is not for at any timeyone. But for those who can turn it into in 3D, the expanding acceptance and adoption of 3D printing innovation means which their skills are now in additional demand than at any time

Ever since 3D printing services provider and 3D version marketplace Shapeways launched their Designer For Hire program two years ago it has proven to be an unquestionable-bodied good results. The program was made to connect folks who had product or 3D version ideas but no 3D versioning knowledge to talented 3D turn it intoers who can assist manufacture those ideas real. With well over 20,000 Shapeways Shops — Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen not long ago stated which 38,000 folks have begined businesses on the platform — the community was unquestionably at no loss for talented turn it intoers, and the demand for their services has continued to grow. In fact, the demand has completely outpaced the amount of turn it intoers in the program, so Shapeways decided which they needed to turn it into a new, additional robust and simpler to use platform.

Shapeways wants turn it intos to contribute their services to Shapeways customers.

Shapeways wants turn it intos to contribute their services to Shapeways customers.

The new Designer For Hire platform is now live, and was made to advantageous show off the skills and services contributeed by their talented community. Designers are laid out similarly to products sold in the Shapeways marketplace, and once their page is clicked future clients can browse through their turn it intos, their activity on Shapeways, read a bio of them and see the skills which they have to contribute. It is a much additional user friendly layout, and manufactures it feel like there is not as much guesswork involved with hiring a fewone.

Designers for hire are now laid out similarly to products in the marketplace.

Designers for hire are now laid out similarly to products in the marketplace.

Now which the new platform is live, Shapeways has put out a call for any qualified turn it intoers to sign up for the program so they can be matched to future clients. In order to qualify, users must have an open Shapeways shop, have their initially and last name visible on their profile and have good resultsfully shipped three various 3D versions. Any user who fits those criteria can instantly be able-bodied to begin posting their services for hire. The requirements are to ensure which the turn it intoer understands how Shapeways works, and having an operating shop simplifies the system of 3D printing and shipping the final turn it into to the client.

The new Designer For Hire dedicated manager is three-year Shapeways veteran and community leader Lauren Slowik, who is may already a Design Evangelist. If you have any inquiries, concerns or issues related to the program, she is who you want to contact. With her background in online community assembling of Apple and Etsy, the Designer For Hire program appears to be in satisfactory hands.

The new user friendly turn it intoer profile layout.

The new user friendly turn it intoer profile layout.

If you are a turn it intoer who wants to join up, or a user looking to hire a fewone, here are a few Shapeways resources:

To join the program and begin turn it intoing you can check your profile settings here.If you are a fewone looking to hire a turn it intoer you can do which here.For assist of the community go to the forums here.As a begining point, read this article of the blog archive of how to good resultsfully collaborate on turn it into: The Three C’s of Designing.

Does this interest you of a turn it intoer or consumer standpoint? Discuss in the 3D Designer for Hire forum over at 3DPB.com.