This is a long term project/relationship. I am taking bids on design and layout services for a bi-monthly retail trade magazine.
Update: This is a new publication. I have attached a pdf copy of one of our existing publications so you can get a feel for what we are after.
All layout to be done using Adobe InDesign CS for Windows.
Winning bidder will be responsible for laying out entire book six times per year and delivering press-ready PDFs.
Page counts will vary.
We will supply all ad materials and content and a stock photography budget. Winning bidder will have creative freedom with input and final approval by us.
Bidders should have magazine design and layout experience. All bidders must supply relevant work samples and references.
We are looking for a creative, bold, out-of-the-box thinker that can create a unique look and feel for our magazine.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).