We need a customized design for Joomla for a client of ours. While the freelancer will create the design we also need the freelancer to be able to edit modules and possible components to work with the design. If the design could be done in some form like Gantry that would be best. The site is a cutting edge product in the robotics world so the design must reflect a simple elegance that also pushes with an edge.
A site the client liked a lot was
> Rhode Island School of Design - [url removed, login to view]
The idea of a photo taking up the entire background is a possibility to open to other ideas. We need 3 layout looks to present to the client and they will choose the one they like the most. Due to the sensitivity of the project this is all the public info we will release, but have confidence that there will be no big surprises in function besides fine-tuning Twitter Feeds and customizing social integration so it is cleaner than the standard plugins, modules and components.