I'm working on writing an RFP that will require a design firm to graphically redesign our website. This website is running SharePoint 2013. I'll leave out the majority of the detail to keep this question quick and concise.
I want to make sure the deliverables for this RFP are easily consumed on the technical side of things so the design can be applied to our SharePoint 2013 solution with to much overhead. Are there any theme graphic files that are used to manage the SharePoint 2013 "themes" in a sense? The line I'm trying not to cross is that the firms I'm working with don't have a large staff of .Net Developers (however I would say its reasonable to assume they have a few staffed).
I had originally planned on having the design firms deliver wireframes of the design containing all the necessary client side code (HTML, Images, CSS, JS, etc). Obviously this would be labor intensive on the technical side to port the design into a .Net form SharePoint 2013 can use. However I'm wondering if having the graphic design firms submit a master page(s) would be a better option.
Has anyone been through this type of process having to use an outsourced design and apply it to a SharePoint theme? I would love to hear more on this.