We are looking for a developer to help us design and program a full eCommerce site with the following features
- Product Catalog with multiple search capabilities
- Shopping Cart with normal standard set of functionality and reports
- Support for Affiliate program and Drop shipping
- Multiple user types (Shoppers, Profiled Users, Administrators)
- Forum and Blog Functionality
- Website Traffic Monitoring
- CMS Style site
We are exploring two options:
Purchase a pre-built eCommerce software called BV Commerce and modify the interface and integrate with a bought forum application and other 3rd party applications..
Language: ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#.NET
Database: SQL Server 2000/2005
Web Server: IIS
This option will entail the customization of a third party application. Most likely one called BV Commerce ([url removed, login to view])
This path will include integration of applications, web site design, and customization of this product to do what we need.
The second option is to start with the OpenSource project Drupal and to design the site around Drupal and available Modules. Any modules not available will have to be created from scratch.
Web Server: Apache
In both options the site will be hosted on a 3rd party hosting site that we could both access.
Please let us know the following
- Estimate of time required
- Estimated Cost
- Which Option you would follow and your experience with either Option.
- Provide us with any examples of your work
The ideal candidate must have:
Previous Website Design and eCommerce site development
Experience using one of the two Options above
Graphics design experience