In his blogpost, Jason said, “iROKO’s goal to make Nollywood content avaliable in a “mobile-first” format reqires that they build and focus on Product, Design and Engineering. He acknowledged that even if they get everything else but these right, then they have failed as a company.
For this reason, iROKO is taking the same route as Konga and Andela – recruiting all the available developers.
Iroko is hiring 20+ Engineers. I will award N1m prize to the highest scoring test result in Nigeria. http://t.co/3U6oxUgugV
— JasonNjoku (@JasonNjoku) May 6, 2015
Over the next few weeks, he will personally scout for and interview developers for over 20 positions, which are listed in his post.
Basically all you need to qualify, Jason said, is pass an easy coding test.
That isn’t all, by the way. The best performer from each month will walk away with with a cool million – in naira. Yes, walk away, because the developer still gets to decide whether or not he/she wants to work with iROKO.
Looking to employ full-time genius. Job description: Be smarter than 95% of people in world. Send me email firstname.lastname@example.org. 10 words only. — Mark Essien (@markessien) April 20, 2015
We wonder who’ll be next to jump on the bandwagon.
iROKO’s test questions will be out today.
Go to careers.irokotv.com to take the test.