Websites are crucial to businesses and organizations in many ways. The 24/7 online presence, increased visibility to a wider audience, and improvement in sales are some reasons why having a website is crucial for businesses and organizations. For these reasons, website developers who create reliable and high-performing websites are highly sought-after by business owners, entrepreneurs and organizations. In Nigeria today, many web developers have become rich from offering their services to create web-based applications and services for diverse businesses and organizations. Keep on reading to discover the top 5 richest web developers in Nigeria in 2022.
The top 5 richest web developers in Nigeria in 2022 would be discussed below:
Oghoghozino Otefia is a renowned Nigerian web developer who has developed websites for businesses, organizations, and individuals in Nigeria and beyond. He is the founder and CEO of Aggital Works (Age Digital Works), a Lagos-based digital agency.
Otefia attended the National Open University Nigeria from 2013 to 2017 where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. As a student at NOUN, Otefia had already begun building his wealth of experience by working with several organizations. He worked as an IT/E-Learning specialist and later as an IT analyst at Harrybaker Training Institute from 2013 to 2016. He also served as an IT manager for gidimarket.com from October 2016 until March 2017 before going on to establish Aggital Works.
Apart from the robust income Oghoghozino Otefia makes from website design and other digital services he offers through Aggital Works, he also earns income as a seasoned speaker. He has facilitated conferences, workshops and summits, some of which include the GETWORK Nigeria Workshop, The Engineering Summit and The Digital Workforce Conference.
Mike Kus is a successful Nigerian web developer who is based in the United Kingdom. He boasts over 15 years of experience in creating web designs in diverse forms and functions for businesses and organizations across the globe. He has worked for various top organizations across the globe, such as Twitter and Microsoft to name a few.
In addition to being a web developer, Mike is also proficient in user interface design, graphics design, photography and illustration. He is also a regular speaker at web design and tech conferences across the globe. The income Mike makes from these above-mentioned skills he offers makes him deserve a spot on this list. He is worth a million dollars (maybe more) at the time of writing this article.
Mike obtained a bachelor’s degree in Art Design from the University of Chichester. Little wonder why he takes website design no different from a paint canvas. And this may also contribute to why he is also proficient in user interface design, graphic design and illustration.
Ifeanyichukwu Parklins is a prominent web developer who has over five years of experience in developing websites for businesses and organizations within and outside Nigeria. In addition to web design, Parklins is also an expert in branding and UI/UX designs.
He is the founder of Lupark DC, a Lagos-based UI/UX design and development company that he established in 2018. Parklins leads a team of expert designers at Lupark DC who are proficient in creating effective user-centric web designs and user experience. Startups and brands across diverse industries have contracted Parklins’ Lupark DC for services like UI/UX design, WordPress website design, website development, and website design. Other services the company offers include product design, mobile app development and eCommerce development.
Apart from Lupark DC where Ifeanyichukwu Parklins has interests, he is also a co-founder of KnackPill MG. And before that, he headed the Designs Department at Chocolate City Group.
Eze Erondu is another successful web developer worthy of this list of the top 5 richest web developers in Nigeria. He is the founder of Abule Graphics, an Abuja-based online web design and digital marketing agency. His agency, Abule Graphics, has worked with a diverse selection of business owners, entrepreneurs and corporations to create websites that would give their visitors the best experience. NYSC-SAED, Izaron Online Store and Jestone Educational Services are some examples of businesses and organizations that Abule Graphics has worked with.
Before Erondu began creating websites, he had already created a name for himself as an expert graphic designer. He worked as a graphic designer for REX Grafics and also for Backdesk Innovative Solutions Limited as a graphic designer, SEO expert, and web developer. Today, all these skills he has developed over the years have made him highly sought after across the country, which has enabled him to build a substantial fortune.
Obinwanne Hill is another web developer in Nigeria who is worthy to be a part of this list. Hill has over a decade-long experience in creating websites, and in that time, he founded Restive, a development and ideation company. He has developed websites for an extensive list of startups, businesses, individuals and organizations.
The FUTO-trained civil engineer is proficient in several highly sought-after skills such as back-end development, front-end development, database design, cascading style sheet (CSS), graphic design and SQL, among others. These lucrative skills Hill is proficient in have provided him with the opportunity to build up substantial wealth by offering these services to businesses, entrepreneurs and organizations.
What do Web Developers Do?
Web developers are responsible for creating web-based applications and services for business owners, entrepreneurs, individuals and organizations.
The most common type of web developers you can find are those that focus on the underlying software and databases of web-based applications and services. This type of web development is known as backend development. Some other web developers work on the interface and visual design of web-based applications and services. This kind of web development is referred to as front-end development. Then, other web developers combine both front-end and back-end development. This type of website development is referred to as full-stack development.