Friday, 18 July 2014

Request for Proposal - Drupal Upgrade

Request for Proposal: Drupal Upgrade On behalf of The Way In Network, Calgary Family Services is looking for a Drupal developer on a project basis to implement a Drupal 7 upgrade and redesign of

The website is an interactive community of practice, which was built in Drupal 6. The site made extensive use of  contributed modules (93 modules in addition to core) for additional functionality, as well as a custom theme. The site makes use of approximately 20 content types and approximately 40 views.

The purpose of the current project is three-fold: 

  1. Simplify the functionality, 
  2. Upgrade the CMS, and
  3. Update site design.
This project would require you to:

1. Complete a site functionality review with the project team, mapping specific modules to existing

2. Complete a functionality/usability plan with the project team, reducing the scope of functionality and simplifying the Drupal architecture required to support it;

3. Complete a module upgrade/review process for the new scope of functionality;

4. Create an upgrade path plan for the following site elements:
      a. Core functionality
      b. User contributed modules
      c. Content Types
      d. Views
      e. Theme

5. Create a data migration plan for the following site elements:
      a. Users, roles and permissions
      b. Existing content, where possible

6. Complete a Drupal 7 installation according to the plan in step 4;

7. Complete data migration according to the plan in step 5;

8. Advise the project team along the way on best practices, risks and benefits of particular decisions, etc. 

  • Proven record in Drupal website development and upgrades 
  • Proven record as a clear communicator with and for client teams 
  • Familiarity with the non-profit sector

Project Budget: $5,250.00, inclusive of GST.

Contract Period: The project should be finished by September 15, 2014.

Proposal Process: Applicants are invited to submit a proposal, including a covering letter, proposed plan, and timeline: maximum 5 pages. Applicants should also submit additional documents and/or websites which demonstrate their ability and experience to do this work, describing their contribution to any submitted work.

Submit to: (Attention: Louise Griep) by noon (12:00 p.m.), Thursday, July 31st, 2014.

Interviews for selected candidates will be held shortly thereafter.


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