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Sean’s expertise in understanding and translating the role of brand in product and service innovation enables him to provide lasting value to clients through his leadership of Smart Design’s global client services team.
Sean brings clarity and vision to the complex world of design. As a highly accomplished consultant with 18 years of experience in developing branding and innovation platforms, he manages diverse design projects for global companies.
Sean is responsible for working with our client partners to realize the power of design and champion it throughout their organizations. He has built relationships with companies such as Clorox, Ford, GroupeSEB, HP, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, Microsoft, P&G, Telefonica and Unilever.
Before joining Smart Design in 2005, Sean held senior account planning and management positions at multi-national marketing communication firms Euro RSCG and Arnold Worldwide. Before his agency career, Sean worked on the client side as a Creative Services Manager at PRIMEDIA. Sean studied Communications and Design at The University of North Texas and Media Studies at New School University in New York.
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Feb 16, 2012
Tune into Smart Design, RCA and Telefónica's Forward Focus Podcasts
May 18, 2010
Packaging Design 6th Annual in Amsterdam to hear from Smart's Sean O'Connor
Oct 14, 2009
"Making Emotional Connections with Package Design" goes to Amsterdam
Jun 03, 2009
The Future of Global Product Design Forum
Apr 22, 2009
Fusing Emotion and Design into Great Packaging