Shaun O'Connor – Creative Director


Shaun has spent almost 15 years working in communication across design, technology and creative.

Recently Shaun's work was recognised at Cannes festival of Creativity, with 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze Lions for the Sydney Opera House #comeonin campaign.

He has been lucky enough to be recognised globally for his work with Gold Cannes Lions, D&AD Yellow Pencils and ‘in book’, Gold’s at AWARD and Axis. He has also played a key leadership role in multiple Agency Of The Year Titles, and a digital EMMY for transmedia storytelling.

Shaun is currently Creative Technology Director at DDB Sydney.

Before joining DDB for the second time Shaun worked at Saatchi & Saatchi (New Zealand & Australia), Holler Sydney, Publicis Mojo and TBWA. Throughout Shaun's career he has also worked in a consultant and contract capacity on projects, products and services. His specialty and focus is on where creativity and technology intersects. Having a deep and practical knowledge of software development, design and ideation gives Shaun a unique point of view and approach to problem solving.

Lately Shaun has been leading creative projects ranging from digital services to brand activations and campaigns. Shaun's approach to solving business problems is a mix of design thinking practices like product development sprints coupled with prototyping (throwaway, evolutionary).

Contact via email: shaun at