DesignCrowd, the global crowd sourcing marketplace for design work has acquired Worth1000, a creative contest platform home to over 600,000 users.

Worth1000 is a graphic design community and creative content marketplace, with over 600,000 users, including graphic designers, customers, writers, photographers and illustrators. The migration process of Worth1000’s users has begun, and DesignCrowd’s user base will receive a significant boost in the next few weeks.

Chris McNamara, COO of DesignCrowd comments that Worth1000 is home to thousands of businesses and some of the world’s best graphic designers.

McNamara added that a growing number of businesses around the world are looking to online crowd sourcing communities to get work done; the site allows companies to now reach more creative talent than if they knocked on the door of every design agency in the U.S., Australia and the U.K. combined.

Founded in 2008, DesignCrowd has helped tens of thousands of businesses from around the world crowd source projects ranging from logos and business cards to website and T-shirt design. DesignCrowd has received almost four million designs, for over $18 million worth of projects.