NYCEDC Website Redesign RFP
NYCEDC is seeking a consultant or consultant team to redesign and redevelop its external website, edc.nyc. The website serves as a primary engagement channel for NYCEDC’s various audiences, which include local, domestic and international businesses, potential vendors and suppliers, press, and members of the community. The website provides information about NYCEDC’s various services and opportunities, plus information on the City’s economic condition, business climate, incentive programs, and more.
The goal of the redesign will be to present NYCEDC’s key information in a modern, engaging and dynamic manner, incorporating current best practices in design, functionality, interactivity, and communication—allowing us to effectively attract, engage, and retain our target audiences.
NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP, and the proposed fee.
It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-ConstructionContracts Addendum in the RFP.
Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected]. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP, please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Wednesday, June 6, 2018, on this page.
Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Monday, May 14, 2018. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than 4:00pm on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Please submit five (5) paper copies and one (1) digital version of your proposal to:
NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY 10038
Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer, Contracts.
Companies who have been certified with the New York City Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply. To find out more about M/WBE certification, please call 311 or go to www.nyc.gov/getcertified.