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back end developer


scoutside creates brand identities and digital experiences for small to mid sized businesses in all industries, ranging from boutique start ups to multi-store retailers. We believe beautiful design should create a warm inviting space, yet disappear as the visitor continues to engage further.


We are a tight group of really talented people that care about one another. Each member makes a huge impact to the team, culture and work product. There are no passive roles here. We value honesty, comfort and a sense of humor to create the best work environment.


As Back-End Web Developer, your responsibilities will be to managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will work with a team of designers and front end developers to create robust and scalable solutions. Must stay current with industry trends and constantly push for further education and better solutions. Establish good development practices within the company and help peers increase their skillset.


2+ years in a development position
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments


A good understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, Ruby, RSpec, Resque, Liquid


Excellent communication skills, ability to convey concepts articulately, gracefully challenge assumptions and work with clients.


Our bright & beautiful studio in downtown Charleston with full kitchen, full bath, 16' ceilings, views of the ocean and walking distance to great restaurants and shops.


If this sounds like you, please send your resume, sample work / portfolio showing range in design aesthetic and mediums for both branding and web.