Sean S. O'Connor

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Sean S. O'Connor

Chicago, IL
Sean S. O'Connor

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Innovation, photo/video, Information Technology, & Media Specialist with a focus on technology and project implementation. Passionate about cutting-edge tech, the convergence between art and commerce, new skills, & fostering close client relationships.



Event Photographer

Freelance - My Photo Portfolio

Working with clients to successfully document live events such as, but not limited to, marathons, portraits, & graduations. Looking to leverage my videography & editing skills into more business opportunities. Inquire for more info at

1 June, 2014 - PRESENT

Innovation Solution Analyst, Supervisor, Network Services Technician, Event Technology Professional, Shift Supervisor

Encore Event Technologies

Encore Event Technologies is a leading provider for A/V solutions in the hotel industry. as an Innovation Solutions Analyst, I perform as an arbiter and adviser on new and emerging technologies within and related to our market. It's an exciting position that keeps me and Encore on the cutting-edge of our business. Before that, as a Network Technician, I gave my best effort to insuring all internet and network-related needs were being met, along with troubleshooting wired and wireless connectivity. Provided guidance to the sales team regarding our network and A/V capabilities, as well as providing hardware and software support to clients and co-workers alike on Windows and Apple, & mobile devices. Troubleshot all technical issues relating Encore’s on-site computer and network equipment in a timely fashion and kept superiors and colleagues informed as to progress. Before that, I began supervising Event Technician shifts within first three months of starting, helping to set up, tear down, & prepare for various shows and events at our large

29 March, 2014 - 31 May, 2014

Freelance Stagehand and Crew Chief

Chicago Stagehand

Assisted and executed audio visual set ups and tear downs for conference, corporate, event & theatrical installations. Reached leadership role within two months of starting employment.

1 november, 2013 - 1 march, 2014

Freelance Audiovisual Installation and Setup Technician


Installed, programmed and troubleshot passenger area displays and digital signage on passenger ships.

1 november, 2013 - 12 November, 2010

Broadcast Studio Technician

Norwegian Cruise Line

I am uniquely proud of my time on cruise ships, which taught me many lessons in self-reliance and gained me indispensable technical knowledge. I was responsible for the then-new Four Winds Interactive-produced digital signage system, which was comprised of over fifty interactive signs, as well as the on-demand television system. Created schedules & content on signs. Troubleshot in networked Windows environment. Coordinated live events, terrestrial antenna acquisition while at sea & the distribution of digital and analog video streams. Trained new personnel & maintained documentation of repairs and upgrades.


1 August, 2010

A.S. Degree in Film & Video Production Technology


Sony ENG & Prosumer Cameras, Tape & Tapeless 10/10
Final Cut Pro Studio 10/10
Canon DSLR camera system 10/10
Sony, Lectrosonic & Sennheiser wireless microphone systems 8/10
Adobe Premiere & Aftereffects 7/10
MS Office, iWork, Open Office 7/10
Fourwinds Signage System 8/10
Adobe Photoshop & GIMP 7/10
Windows & Mac OS 9/10