Shapeways is the world’s largest 3D printing marketplace and community. On a daily basis, we make thousands of unique products and deliver them to people all over the world. We create an online experience that ignites creativity and increases access to the best of 3D printing, at the lowest cost. We work hard to democratize manufacturing such that everyone--regardless of technical background or expertise--can create the products that populate their lives.

The Shapeways community is global, revolutionary, and incredibly dynamic. We’re passionate, enabling, down to earth and inspiring. So are you.

Position Summary

At Shapeways, we’re not only defining our brand, but we’re also helping to bring 3D Printing to everyone. Words matter. The way we describe processes, products, and ideas today will define the language used in the market for years to come. We're looking for a talented marketing copywriter to help us translate the Shapeways brand and this incredible technology into words that resonate, inspire, and ignite.

You’re an incredible writer with an infectious sense of humor and intrinsic passion for sharing all things awesome. You understand technology but are not pretentious about it, and you appreciate the value of showing the people behind processes.

You would love to live and breathe Shapeways, dream in 3D, and take on the challenge of bringing 3D printing to everyone.

This role is freelance to start, but could become full-time in the future.


  • Translate the Shapeways brand and experience into copy that inspires, engages, and makes people want to dance
  • Develop copy across all touchpoints:, marketing emails, advertising campaigns, social media, packaging inserts, etc.
  • Understand the nuances of writing for a global customer base


  • 2-5 years copywriting experience
  • Grammar worthy of a standing ovation
  • Strong understanding of tech, design concepts
  • Ability to write for consumer and design audiences
  • Active presence across social media

Note: To apply, please submit both your resume and several samples of your writing. If your background looks like a match, we'll send over a quick assignment for you to work on.

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