3D Designer

20 Best 3D Designer

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Jen Lai

California, United States

Get noticed. Building unmissable brands ✨

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Attiq ur Rehman

United Kingdom

Multidisciplinary Designer & Branding Expert

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Joaquin Maurtua


Web Dev Expert: Framer & Spline Specialist

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Axel Oliva


Unreal Visual Artist & Filmmaker

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Eugene Upston

United States

Specialized 3D Designer & Web Developer

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Oleksii Kaiukov


UX/UI & Web Design • Framer Expert • Presentation

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Andrew Ehrensperger

Bath, United Kingdom

5+ years specialised in Web, Branding and 3D

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Julio Aragoza


Web Design focused on your success

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Kir Kovalski


Mobile UI/UX designer, Spline.Design Expert

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Kerem Balku

İstanbul, Turkey

UI/UX & 3D Designer

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Michele Messina


Websites optimized 3D art.

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Paul Barradas


A spark of magic that sets your web / app apart ✨

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Maksim Borisov

Amsterdam, Netherlands

UI/UX Designer: Web 3D Experience

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Shadi El Asaad

Berlin, Germany

🌐 Holistic 3D & Motion Design Expert 🌟

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Cristian Richards

Orlando, United States

Passionate 3D, Frontend, and UI Designer

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Quinton Butler

Dallas, United States

Branding Interactive Web Designs - Framer & Spline

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Krystian Bieda


Visual storyteller - Senior UI Designer

Common projects for 3D Designers

Creating 3D models for video games and animations.

Designing 3D product prototypes for manufacturing.

Developing 3D architectural visualizations and walkthroughs.

Creating 3D animations for films and commercials.

Designing 3D characters for animated films or video games.

Creating 3D visual effects for movies and TV shows.

Tips for working with and hiring 3D Designers

Understand your needs

Before you start looking for a 3D designer on Contra, have a clear idea about what you want to achieve with your project. This includes understanding the type of 3D design you want, the complexity of the project, and the necessary skills and software expertise required.

Evaluate their portfolio

Take some time to review the 3D designer's portfolio on Contra. Make sure their style and quality of work aligns with your vision for the project. Look for their ability to create detailed and realistic 3D models or animations.

Ensure proficiency in 3D designing software

3D designers should be proficient in using specialized software like Autodesk Maya, 3D Studio Max, or Blender. Make sure the 3D designer you choose has demonstrated competence in the necessary software for your project.

Maintain clear communication

Always communicate clearly with your 3D designer through Contra. Discuss your expectations, provide constructive feedback, and stay involved in the designing process. This will help ensure the final product aligns with your vision.

How to hire 3D Designers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a 3D Designer. This could include the type of 3D design, the complexity of the project, and the necessary software expertise.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your project, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, their approach to 3D design, and how they handle various aspects of the design process. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right 3D Designer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing 3D Designers

1. Can you share some examples of the 3D design projects you have worked on that are similar to my project?

2. What 3D design software are you most proficient in and why?

3. How do you handle revisions and feedback during the design process?

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Frequently asked

A freelance 3D Designer creates three-dimensional models, animations, and visuals using specialized computer software. They can work on various projects in industries like product design, architecture, gaming, advertising, and entertainment.

A freelance 3D Designer creates three-dimensional models, animations, and visuals using specialized computer software. They can work on various projects in industries like product design, architecture, gaming, advertising, and entertainment.

Hiring a 3D Designer on Contra allows you to access top freelance talent without commissions. You can review their portfolios, collaborate efficiently, and manage contracts and payments all in one place.

3D Designers use specialized software like Autodesk Maya, 3D Studio Max, Blender, ZBrush, and SketchUp for creating 3D models and animations.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Freelance 3D Designers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of 3D Designers and invite those who you find interesting to apply.

The cost of hiring a 3D Designer on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the project and the designer's skills and experience. But on average, you can expect to pay between $20 and $30 per hour.

Freelance 3D Designers are paid commission-free on Contra. They can charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

3D Design is the process of creating three-dimensional models, visuals, objects, and environments using specialized computer software. It is used in various industries such as product design, architecture, engineering, entertainment, advertising, and more.

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