This project has three parts to it. If you bid on this project please be aware of all three parts - all the requirements and that you have the time and ability to fulfill all them all
You must be a Drupal 5.7 EXPERT with excellent php knowledge as well.
You have excellent database skills as well as good knowledge of graphics. Graphics will be provided however there will be image optimization involved (resizing & optimizing for web.)
You read, write and speak fluent English. We will communicate mostly via email however we will also talk over Skype. You are a responsible professional with good communication skills. You are able to follow directions as well as be creative and think on your own.
You must have excellent feedback and have been a member of GAF for more than one year. I apologize to any new providers for this requirement but this is a commercial web site and I need to know that I am working with a pro who has a solid track record.
I have a new Drupal web site, the site and control panel are all set up and sitting on a test server. The site needs some additional customization and a couple of sections added. I will provide all content. You will provide formatting and creativity.
This site will need content added on a weekly and monthly basis. The weekly changes will not be that big. Maybe 5 or 6 sections. Again all content will be provided.
The monthly updates will affect a few more sections and will require about two hours work.
The provider I choose must be able to meet the time frames the site requires. The weekly updates get loaded after 5PM every Monday Pacific Time.
The monthly updates are loaded after 5PM on the last day of the month Pacific Time.
This is a commercial site so the provider that is awarded this project must be able to commit to about one hour per week. And about two hours at the end of the month. The total should not be more than about 6-8 hours per month.
I AM LOOKING FOR A LONG TERM COMMITMENT...!!! I need someone who will look at this as a one year commitment at least.
I am not familiar with Drupal. The provider awarded this project will also communicate in detail with me how they are working and what they are doing.
We will do this mostly via email and occasionally via Skype. I want to do this in order to learn Drupal as quickly as possible.
My goal is NOT to learn the system then terminate the provider. My goal is to learn the system so that if the provider is unavailable I will be able to step in and keep the site running.
This is a multi-part, long term project. There will be a need to establish trust on both sides of this project. Time will tell if we are a good match.
My proposition is this:
I will pay the selected provider $50 to make the changes and additions to the existing site. I estimate a Drupal Pro should be able to make these adjustments in about 3-4 hours.
As site administrator I will pay you $40/month for months 1 - 4. $50/month for month's 5-8 and $60/month for months 9-12. After 12 months I will pay the provider $75/month. After 12 full months of service I will also pay the provider a $200 bonus and will then pay a $100 bonus every six months.
Please post your bid and personalized PM with examples of your recent Drupal 5.7 work. Canned or scripted responses will not be considered. If you are serious about this project please take the time to write an original message. I will consider each provider and PM those that interest me with more details as well as the URL for them to look over the site and give me their feedback.
For the right provider this will be a sweet deal as the work will be easy and not require much time.
Thank you for your consideration.