Website Design and Development Agreement: Work for Hire

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This Web Site Design and Development Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and effective [DATE],

BETWEEN:[DEVELOPER NAME] (the "Developer"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the [STATE/PROVINCE], with its head office located at:

AND:[CUSTOMER NAME] (the "Customer"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the [STATE/PROVINCE], with its head office located at:

1.Background Information

A.The Developer is in the business of designing web sites and has experience in the industry.

B.The Customer wishes to have a web site created meeting the specifications (Exhibit “A”) set forth herein (“Web Site”) and to make such web site available through the Internet.

C.The customer is the current registered owner of the Internet domain name [ADDRESS], which shall be the URL at which the Web Site shall be located.

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the covenants set forth herein, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties agree to the following:


2.1Engagement of Developer
Customer hereby engages the services of the Developer for the purpose of designing, creating, testing and delivering a fully functional Web Site, to be delivered to the Customer in the form of Hypertext Markup Language (“HTML”), JAVA and/or FLASH languages, most current version, which meets the specifications set forth herein and which is fully ready and operational upon placement on a server and creation of necessary connections for availability on the World Wide Web.

2.2Delivery Responsibilities of the Customer
Within [NUMBER] days from the date of execution of this Agreement, Customer will deliver the items listed in Exhibit “B” attached hereto to the Developer. The items described in Exhibit “B” shall include all content to be included in the Web Site, including but not limited to textual materials, logos, photographs, sound files, databases, video files and other Web Site content (“Web Site Content”) required to be included in the Web Site as described in the specifications, but excluding those items that shall be the responsibility of the Developer to create as provided in Section 2.3 below. All such Web Site Content shall be delivered to Developer on 100mg “Zip Disc. Logo files shall be in GIF format, photographs shall be in JPG format, written text shall be in [WORD PROCESSOR] format, video files shall be in MPEG format, and sound files shall be in Mp3 file format.

2.3Developer Created Content
As provided in Section 2.2 above, the Customer shall be responsible for delivering all Web Site Content except for those items that Developer has specifically agreed to create pursuant to the terms of this Section 2.3. Developer shall have the obligation as part of its duties hereunder to create the Web Site Content listed in Exhibit “C” attached hereto. In developing the Web Site Content listed in Exhibit “C” hereto, Developer is authorized to utilize such subcontractors as Developer may desire.

2.4Site Plan and Site Mockup
The Web Site to be designed by the Developer shall be in substantial conformity with the site map and Web Site “mockup” attached hereto as Exhibit “D.”

2.5Hidden Text
Developer shall not include any hidden text or codes in the development of the Web Site except as specifically requested by the Customer. Notwithstanding the above, the Customer hereby directs the Developer to include Meta Tags on the Web Site which include the keywords set forth in Exhibit “E” attached hereto.

2.6Placement of Site During Development
Developer shall create a password protected access site to make the Web Site available for review by the Customer periodically through the development stage. Developer will notify the Customer of the location of the Web Site and the method for...
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