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Lorna Wanjiku

Lorna Wanjiku

Freelance Script Writer
Nairobi, Nairobi Area

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About Lorna Wanjiku:

Ambiguous creative writer skilled in writing scripts and stories. Previous work experience including personal projects has pushed me to create original quality content, learn effective methods for thorough research and gain written communication skills adapted to intended audiences. Background in A-level literature has also broadened my artistry in writing captivating fiction and non-fiction stories.

Experience

August 2023 – Current

YouTube Script Writer

Independent Contractor

GMZ Media

  • Collaborated with various YouTube content creators to produce high-quality scripts that align with their channel's niche and target audience.
  • Conducted thorough research on trending topics, keywords, and audience preferences to create engaging and informative video scripts.
  • Utilized SEO best practices to optimize scripts for search engines and improve discoverability.
  • Worked closely with the company to understand their branding and content goals, ensuring that scripts aligned with their vision.
  • Delivered well-structured, clear, and concise scripts that enhance the overall video production process.
  • Revised and edited scripts as necessary to address company feedback and enhance script quality.
  • Maintained effective communication with the company to discuss project requirements, progress, and revisions.

 

 November 2022 – Current

Script Writer

Freelancing

  • Collaborated with clients and production teams to develop scripts for diverse projects, including short films, YouTube videos and corporate videos.
  • Conducted thorough research to ensure accuracy and authenticity in scripts related to specific genres, historical periods, or technical subjects.
  • Adapted and revised scripts based on feedback from clients, directors, and producers, while maintaining the integrity of the story.
  • Met strict deadlines and managed multiple projects simultaneously, demonstrating strong time management skills and attention to detail.                                                                     

 October 2022 – Current

Project Manager 

Self-employed

  • Working on a 2D animation project inspired by the incubation program which I plan to produce with a small team
  • Evaluate personal project requirements for the team and content standards for each stage of production to provide quality content with a creative structure.
  • Organized material to research and produced original and creative content
  • Collaborated with the production team to maintain a consistent tone and style across episodes.

 

                                                                                                    

September 2022 – Dec 2022

Incubation program

Africa Digital Media Institute 

  • Developing animation series
  • Mentorship from successful animation mentors
  • Training in the animation industry

                                                                                                                                  

April 2022 – December 2022

Intern Trainee

Canyon Entertainment group

  • Wrote detailed structured scripts 
  • Researched and adapted required assignments to meet essential goals suited to emulate the company’s brand
  • Created and edited artistic work targeted towards particular demographics and platforms
  • Engaged in  one-on-one meetings with mentors to enhance writing and artist skills

       

March 2021 - Aug 2021                                                                                            

Scriptwriter Intern 

Ada Animation

Completed thorough research into assigned topics.

Wrote and edited high-quality content and visually impactful programs under deadline pressure with an exciting, captivating and authentic approach.

Brainstormed with the Animation department to determine new topics and stories.

 

Education

Bachelor of Animation

United States International University

 Animation Degree, concentration in film animation

 

A level Diploma

Oshwal SeniorHigh, Nairobi

Studied Music, Literature and English

 

High school Diploma

Mount Kenya Academy, Nyeri

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