A successful candidate to this RFP will have demonstrated proficiency, experience and
creativity as a web site designer, developer and programmer; a thoughtful plan and strategy
for developing and then transitioning to this new site; a plan for site enhancements as
budget allows; a content management and administration implementation that makes it easy
for non-technical DDP staff to update the site; understanding of IT needs and solutions
related to the web site; an understanding of cost-efficient solutions; and a working style and
approach that is compatible with the DDP’s need for a long-term web development partner.
This RFP is for design and development of the web site and for at least one year of hosting
the site and providing technical support and maintenance. Note, it is the DDP’s intention to
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work with the selected candidate as an ongoing development partner for future work and for
the candidate to continue hosting and providing technical support and maintenance.
Attached is the official Request for Proposal (RFP) for the design, development and hosting of the Downtown Denver Partnership website - www.downtowndenver.com.
A copy of the RFP can be found at http://www.downtowndenver.com/AboutUs/Overview/RequestsforProposals/tabid/579/Default.aspx.
Proposals are due no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, August 31, 2012. Proposals received after that time will not be considered.
Please submit an email stating your Intention to Respond to the RFP to Jenny Starkey (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 12:00 pm (noon) Thursday, August 23, 2012.
Questions concerning this proposal must be submitted in writing to Jenny Starkey by email no later than 5:00 pm Friday August 24, 2012.
Proposals will be evaluated by DDP staff and consultants starting Tuesday, September 4, 2012. We may require interviews with candidates, site visits or clarifications on or about the week of September 4. You will be notified if an interview, site visit or clarifications are requested.
The successful candidate will be selected and notified on Wednesday, September 12. Contract negotiations with the successful candidate will being immediately upon notification. All other candidates will be notified shortly thereafter. Work will begin immediately upon contract signing.
The project must be completed and live for the public by Friday, May 31, 2013.
Thank you for your interest.
***Please note that Jenny Starkey is out of the office through August 28, however, she and other members of the Mar/Com staff will have access to her email account***