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Minneapolis 2470 University Ave W
St Paul, MN 55114
(651) 646-0696

New York City 1216 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
(929) 322-4971

Mid-Level Web Programmer (Java)

We are a small team of passionate web developers searching for an additional Java programmer to join our ranks. If you love backend and frontend coding – and looking to stay clear of WordPress – then we are the place for you.

Plaudit Design was established more than 20 years ago as a full-service, digital-first marketing firm specializing in providing online strategies to clients through the creation of websites and delivery of marketing services. Plaudit was recognized in 2018 by Minnesota Business magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, and in 2017 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work.


  • Develop web-based applications for clients in Java
  • Code frontend components of clients' websites using TypeScript (a superset of JavaScript), HTML, and CSS
  • Help enhance and maintain Plaudit’s libraries, framework, and content management system (CMS)
  • Answer frontend developers' questions related to applying backend technology
  • Collaborate internally on solutions, and participate in client meetings and communication


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • 3+ years of object-oriented programming (OOP) (e.g. Java, C#, etc.)
  • 2+ years of CSS experience
  • 1+ years of JavaScript programming

Bonus Points

  • Experience using a version control system such as Git or SVN
  • Experience with JSF, Solr, CDI, or Hibernate
  • Working knowledge of Gulp or similar build system

Competitive Benefits Package

This is a full-time employment opportunity with a competitive benefits package:

  • Medical and Dental
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Company Paid Short and Long Term Disability

Job Location

Plaudit Design, 2470 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55114

How to Apply

Qualified canidates should use our online application to apply. The need to meet face-to-face with co-workers and clients will limit this full-time employment opportunity to local applicants only.