CALL FOR INTERST - Design Companies
The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project invites highly qualified and professional design companies for cooperation for a period of one year (June 15, 2017- May 31, 2018).
SMEDA is co-funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by GIZ Private Sector Development in South Caucasus Programme. SMEDA is part of the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.
The objective is to provide high quality design services to the SMEDA project supporting the projects key messages and approaches with different design elements and products for items such as: design print material, design visibility material, design conference material/ packages, design graphical, provide graphic recording elements.
What is expected - SMEDA project is actively engaged in different activities and events such as workshops, trainings, forums, study trips, preparation of booklets, information materials, visibility items, building and running of a project website, producing explanatory films on topics that are covered by the five main Result Areas (RA) of the project. All these activities require preparation of design elements, which could be different topic-wise depending on RAs for which the item is designed, such as innovation, clusters, access to finance, networking events, support to startups, private sector organisations, etc.
What is required – the design company employ a team of professional graphic designers with formal training in fine arts or graphic design, graphic recording; it must demonstrate proof of sound experience in design/graphic design for publishing, advertising and web building activities, developing graphic design elements both for local and international clients; ability to work under tight schedules, ability of team work (possible cooperation with content writers, web developers, film makers, as well as SMEDA team members).
Selection process – is competitive and will be done based on the submitted financial and technical offers, and portfolios of companies
To Apply – all interested companies may apply by sending their applications (financial, technical offers and portfolio of works) to GIZ Office according to the procedure describe in Call for Proposals (attached) by June 8th, 2017.
Please address any commercial, technical and procedural questions at an early stage.
Questions will be answered if they are received at the latest two working days before
the closing of the tender. Questions have to be raised in writing by email only to:
Mrs Angelika Sahakyan