Katherine Dillon

Professor and Creative Director

Professional Highlights:

Partner and creative lead in four successful startup businesses:

Prof G Media, Executive Producer

L2 Inc., (acquired by Gartner Inc.), Chief Creative Officer

Dillon | Thompson, Media Design Agency Partner

UncommonGoods, Founding Partner


Associate Arts Professor at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts ITP and IMA (Interactive Media Arts) Programs
Graduate classes taught:

Visual Language

UX Design

Designing Meaningful Interactions

100 Days of Making

Undergraduate classes taught:

Design Fundamentals

Information Design

UX Design


Executive at ABC News for 13 years

Creative Director, ABCNews Broadcast Graphics

Creative Director, ABC Television Multimedia Group

Founding General Manager, ABCNEWS.com



Harvard University’s Sheldon Fellowship

Awarded for a year of post graduate study at Cambridge University

2 Emmy Awards

PrimeTime Live, Art Direction
Broadcast Graphics Team, ABC Olympics Coverage

2 Webby Awards

International Women’s Media Foundation, Non-profit Website Design, Creative Director
No Mercy | No Malice, Best Business Newsletter, Creative Director

Recent Projects:

How data designers helped us make sense of 2020’s chaos, Fast Company, Author
L2’s Winners & Losers video series, Creative Director and Producer
No Mercy / No Malice newsletter, Creative Director
100 Days of Sketches, Personal work, 100 Days Project
Art from Earth Images, Personal work, 100 Days Project
ITP Thesis Archive 2016, Faculty Lead
ITP Thesis Archive 2017, Faculty Lead