Request For Proposals: Online Collection project for Clyfford Still Museum

The Clyfford Still Museum (CSM) is currently accepting proposals to design, develop, and execute an online interface to present CSM’s art collections.

The Still collection—which represents 95 percent of the artist’s lifetime output—was sealed from public and scholarly view after the artist’s death in 1980, until the CSM opened in Denver in 2011. Given this history, and the unprecedented nature of this deep collection, CSM desires to disseminate this artwork in as wide and as creative of ways possible.

The successful party will collaborate with CSM staff to understand user needs and museum resources; to define interface structure and features; to design an intuitive front-end that upholds CSM’s aesthetics and standards of quality; to advise the CSM on technical best practices to ensure accessibility, sustainability, and longevity of the platform; and to work with existing databases and internal systems to develop a back-end interface that can be maintained and updated by a non-technical staff.

The complete RFP can be accessed here:
https://clyffordstillmuseum.org/opportunities#request-for-proposal-online-collection-project

All proposals in response to this RFP are to be received electronically no later than 8:00 am MST, April 17, 2017, via email to: swambold@clyffordstillmuseum.org.

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About Sarah Wambold

As the Director of Digital Media at the Clyfford Still Museum, Sarah leads digital media strategy and production for the organization. Her various areas of expertise include content strategy, site analysis, website redesigns, digital adoption, and content production for film, video, and educational and interpretive technology applications. In addition to working for the Clyfford Still Museum, she teaches digital design at the University of Colorado Denver, and is a regular presenter at the Museums and the Web and the Museum Computer Network conferences. Prior to moving to Denver, she built a prolific digital media team as the Digital Media Director at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Sarah has a Bachelor's of Journalism from the University of Nebraska and Master’s of Arts Management Degree from Columbia College Chicago.

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