Nic (Nicole) West is an experienced entertainment professional passionate about curating and developing inspired teams to create quality content. She is the Co-Founder and Head of Operations at West Studio and the Chair and Visiting Professor at the University of Southern California’s Division of Animation and Digital Arts. Her professional path has led her to a career in creative production and studio management. She has been fortunate to have the opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented, passionate and creative individuals at: DreamWorks Television Animation and Feature Animation, Electronic Arts, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, Babel Media and Brash Entertainment.