Video House

Script Writer

Hyderabad, Telangana   |   Full Time

About Nxtwave: 

NxtWave is founded by Rahul Attuluri (Ex-Amazon, IIIT Hyderabad), Sashank Reddy (IIT Bombay), and Anupam Pedarla (IIT Kharagpur). In February 2023, NxtWave raised ₹275 crore led by Greater Pacific Capital, a leading international private equity firm. The startup is also backed by Orios Ventures, Better Capital, and marquee angels, including founders of some of India’s unicorns.

NxtWave is one of India’s fastest-growing Ed-Tech startups, revolutionizing the 21st-century job market by transforming youth into highly skilled tech professionals irrespective of their educational background with its CCBP 4.0 programs.

As an official partner for NSDC under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, and recognized by NASSCOM, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, and Startup India, NxtWave has earned a reputation for excellence. The startup has received accolades such as ‘The Greatest Brand in Education’ in a research-based listing by URS Media, a leading international media house. NxtWave has also been honored with the "Startup Spotlight Award 2023" by T-Hub on its 8th Foundation Day.

Recently, NxtWave’s founders, Anupam Pedarla and Sashank Gujjula, were honored in the 2024 Forbes India 30 Under 30 for their exceptional contribution to transforming the tech education landscape in India.


The edtech brand eliminates the entry barrier to learning tech skills by offering vernacular content and interactive learning. Learning in one’s mother tongue helps achieve higher comprehension, deeper attention, longer retention, and greater outcomes.

Presently, NxtWave has paid subscribers from 647+ districts across India. In just 2.5 years, CCBP 4.0 learners have been hired by 1700+ companies, including Google, Amazon, Nvidia, Goldman Sachs, Oracle, Deloitte, and more.

Know more about NxtWave: https://www.ccbp.in

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Role Summary:

We are in search of an exceptionally skilled Script Writer with a profound passion for crafting compelling narratives and a proven ability to breathe life into stories. In this pivotal role, you will be entrusted with overseeing the narrative direction of projects, ensuring they seamlessly align with the overall vision and goals set by the organisation.


As a Script Writer, you will collaborate closely with various teams, playing a central role in translating ideas into captivating and well-crafted scripts. Your expertise extends beyond the written word; you will actively contribute to shaping the overall creative strategy, ensuring that the narrative aligns seamlessly with the visual elements. Your role will be instrumental in elevating the quality and impact of our storytelling.


Role & responsibilities

  • Story Development: 

    • Collaborate with directors, producers, and other team members to conceptualise and develop story ideas.

    • Create original, innovative, and engaging concepts for scripts.

    • Convert complex concepts into engaging story ideas to scripts

  • Scriptwriting:

    • Write, edit, and polish scripts for various formats, including Podcasts, Web Applications, Social Media, Web series, and commercials.

    • Develop strong character arcs, dialogue, and engaging narratives.

  • Research:

    • Conduct thorough research to ensure accuracy and authenticity in the development of scripts, especially for projects based on real events or specific themes.


  • Collaboration:

    • Work closely with directors, producers, and other creative team members to refine and enhance script content.

    • Incorporate feedback and make revisions as needed to meet project goals.

  • Genre Adaptability:

    • Demonstrate versatility in writing for different genres, adapting to the specific requirements and expectations of each project.

  • Timeline Management:

    • Meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Collaborate with production teams to ensure script timelines align with overall project schedules.

  • Pitching:

    • Participate in pitch meetings and present script ideas to stakeholders.

    • Adapt scripts based on feedback and pitch requirements.

  • Industry Trends:

    • Stay informed about industry trends, emerging storytelling techniques, and audience preferences.

    • Integrate relevant and contemporary elements into scripts.


Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Script Writer, with a strong portfolio of completed and produced work.

  • Conceptualize and develop scripts for short, byte-sized videos (1-5 minutes) on various tech concepts relevant to our target audience.

  • Collaborate with the content team to understand educational objectives and translate them into compelling video scripts.

  • Utilise storytelling techniques to craft narratives that captivate and inspire learners while effectively conveying educational content.

  • Conduct thorough research to ensure accuracy and relevance of script content, staying updated on current trends and advancements in educational technology.

  • Work closely with video producers, animators, and other team members to ensure seamless integration of script content with visual elements.

  • Revise and iterate on scripts based on feedback from stakeholders, ensuring clarity, accuracy, and alignment with educational goals.

  • Maintain consistency in tone, style, and messaging across all video content, while also experimenting with innovative storytelling techniques to enhance engagement.

  • Meet project deadlines and milestones, demonstrating strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Should be able to write scripts in English, Hindi and Telugu as well

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.

  • Ability to take constructive feedback and iterate on script drafts.

  • Familiarity with industry-standard scriptwriting software.

  • Able to turn concepts into engaging story scripts  in a quick way.

  • Need to be outcome oriented and produce deliverables satisfying with the objective given

  • Achieving the desired outcome holds the the highest priority, need to act proactively to achieve it

  • Self-disciplined, self-motivated, flexible, approachable, attentive to detail, and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-moving work environment.

  • Should be open to take feedback objectively and reflect them in the next versions



Work Location: Hyderabad

Type: Full-Time - Work From Office

Working Days: 6 Days per week

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