UK-Coventry: Illustration Support & Design Services for DfE Assessment Materials

Notice Abstract
This Invitation to Tender (ITT) has been issued by The Standards and Testing Agency (STA), on behalf of the Department for Education, to a number of suppliers to carry out a competitive procurement exercise to award a contract for illustration services. The object of this procurement is to create a series of illustrations to be used on confidential national curriculum test materials. STA requires black and white line drawings and colour illustrations as detailed in section 2 for use in national curriculum assessment tests. The finished artwork will need to be produced electronically in Adobe Illustrator (.ai) format for line drawings, and in Adobe Illustrator (.ai) or in Adobe Photoshop (.psd), or a compatible format agreed by STA, for colour illustrations. All images must be provided as a layered, unflattened file, where practical, so small amendments or changes to composition can be made if required. The Department for Education will own copyright of all work commissioned. We require proofs and outlines as required and would expect to see sketched drafts for comment prior to approval to illustrate and colour. The artwork should be suitable for print use. The size of the artwork averages around 12 x 8 cm (typical for line art illustrations), the largest being A3 (A4 spread, colour illustration). Further details of all artwork will be provided to the successful Bidder. Industry •Education and training services - 80000000

Notice Details
CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
Notice Type: SERVICES
1 Authority Details
1.1
Authority Name and Address
Official Name:
Department for Education
Postal Address:
N/A
Town:
Coventry Postal Code:
Country:
UK
For the attention of:
N/A Telephone:
N/A
E-Mail:
TendersTD.STA@education.gov.uk Fax:
N/A
Internet Address (URL):
1.2
Address from which documentation may be obtained
As in 1.1

1.3
Completed documents must be returned to:
As in 1.1

2 Contract Details
2.1
Title
Illustration Support & Design Services for DfE Assessment Materials

2.2
Description of the goods or services required
This Invitation to Tender (ITT) has been issued by The Standards and Testing Agency (STA), on behalf of the Department for Education, to a number of suppliers to carry out a competitive procurement exercise to award a contract for illustration services.

The object of this procurement is to create a series of illustrations to be used on confidential national curriculum test materials.

STA requires black and white line drawings and colour illustrations as detailed in section 2 for use in national curriculum assessment tests. The finished artwork will need to be produced electronically in Adobe Illustrator (.ai) format for line drawings, and in Adobe Illustrator (.ai) or in Adobe Photoshop (.psd), or a compatible format agreed by STA, for colour illustrations. All images must be provided as a layered, unflattened file, where practical, so small amendments or changes to composition can be made if required.

The Department for Education will own copyright of all work commissioned.

We require proofs and outlines as required and would expect to see sketched drafts for comment prior to approval to illustrate and colour.

The artwork should be suitable for print use. The size of the artwork averages around 12 x 8 cm (typical for line art illustrations), the largest being A3 (A4 spread, colour illustration). Further details of all artwork will be provided to the successful Bidder.

Industry

•Education and training services - 80000000

2.3
Notice Coding and Classification
2.4
Total quantity or scope of tender
Contract start date 01 December 2018

Contract end date 30 November 2019

Location of contract Any region

Value of contract £15k

3 Conditions for Participation
3.1
Minimum standards and qualification required
4 Administrative Information
4.1
Type of Procedure
The procedure type is unknown.

4.2
Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority
n/a

4.3
Time Limits
Responses by 16-11-2018 Time 12:00
4.5
Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up
EN
4.6
Tender Submission Postbox
5 Other Information
5.1
Additional Information
Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/f996fb8c-7cb5-4069-9dff-00e3dc5fe30f?p=@=UFQxUlRnPT0=NjJNT08

Closing date 16 November 2018

(MT Ref:275348)

5.2
Additional Documentation
5.3
Publication date of this notice
19-10-2018