Brooklyn, N.Y., March 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MakerBot® recently held its first successful Job Fair and is holding a second event on Friday, April 12, at its Brooklyn, N.Y., headquarters to interview for open positions in the rapidly growing 3D printing company.  MakerBot is the global leader in desktop 3D printing, and is fueling the next industrial revolution with its 3D printers and the MakerBot 3D Ecosystem. MakerBot was recently named by Fast Company magazine as one of "The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics."  And 3D printing is one of the fastest growing technologies in the world today.

To keep up with the growing demand in the 3D printing industry, MakerBot is hiring 50+ new employees in the coming months.  The MakerBot Job Fair will be held on Friday, April 12, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Candidates interested in interviewing with MakerBot must visit apply and click positions they are interested in for the "Open House" or Job Fair.  Resumes and cover letters must be submitted online no later than April 9 to be considered for interview opportunities at the MakerBot Open House.  Candidates will hear by April 11 if they have been selected to come in and participate in an interview. Please include the position interested in the cover letter. No phone calls concerning interviews or open positions will be accepted during this time and walk-in interviews will not be accommodated; all interviews will be scheduled in advance by MakerBot.

"MakerBot is proud to be a Brooklyn-based company that is bringing more jobs to the New York area," noted Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot.  "To watch this company grow from the very beginning four years ago when we started with just three employees, to were we are today with close to 200 employees, is pretty exciting."

Open positions that MakerBot will be interviewing for at the April 12th Job Fair include:


·   Financial Analyst - FP &A

·   Senior Accountant

·   Accounts Payable Clerk


·   Production Coordinator

·   Senior Designer

·   Senior Product Marketing Manager

·   Photography Internships

·   Social Media Manager

·   VP/Marketing

Business Development:

·   Business Development Associate


•   Software Engineer

•   Senior Software Engineer

•   Electrical Engineer

•   Embedded Software Engineer

•   Senior Product Manager

•   Technical Project Manager

•   Engineering Project Manager

•   Test Engineer -Product

•   Product Manager

•   VP/Engineering

•   Mechanical Drafting Technician

•   Mechanical Lab Technician

•   Mechanical Engineer

•   Software Engineer for Build Systems

Retail Store:

·   Retail Operator for MakerBot Store


·   Support Representative

·   Data Analyst

·   Product Complaint Specialist

Human Resources:

•   Executive Assistant for our CSO

•   Payroll Coordinator


•   Data Entry Specialist

•   Customer Service Representative

•   VP/Sales


•   Senior Systems Administrator

•   MIS Manager


•   Web Engineer

•   Web Project Manager

•   UI/UX Designer

•   UI/UX Designer (Mobile Software)


•   Designer-Entry Level

•   Designer


·   Productor!


•   Quality Engineer 

•   Material Scientist

•   Manufacturing Process Engineer

•   Quality Test Engineer

•   Sustaining Engineer

•   Senior Supply Chain Manager

•   Manufacturing Project Engineer

About MakerBot

Founded in 2009, Brooklyn-based MakerBot has grown to be a global leader in desktop 3D printing. There are more than 15,000 MakerBot Desktop 3D Printers in use by engineers, designers, researchers, and people who just like to make things.  The MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer has been named Popular Mechanics "Overall Winner" for best 3D printer and has numerous awards, including being honored as one of Time Magazine's Best Inventions of 2012; "Best Emerging Tech" at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show; won Popular Mechanics Editor's Choice Award; the Popular Science Product of the Year; and recently was awarded a TechCrunch Crunchies Award for best hardware start-up; and Fast Company 2012 Innovation by Design Award, as well as being named by Fast Company as "One of the World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics." The company has been featured on the cover of WIRED, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Inc., Worth, The Colbert Report, Fast Company, Engadget, Make: Magazine, Rolling Stone,, IEEE Spectrum, CNN, Financial Times, NPR, Vogue Italia and many others.

Jenifer Howard