Robyn S. Keough
Creative Sculpting Group Manager, GMC Interiors
Robyn currently works at General Motors as a creative sculpting group manager. In this position she leads a talented team of designers working on vehicle interiors for the GMC brand. Prior to that position, she played a variety of roles within the company, including as creative sculpting model manager for accessories and specialty vehicles. Throughout her tenure, she interfaced with many global brands within GM’s umbrella, including Chevrolet, Cadillac, SAAB, Buick, Opel, Holden and Vauxhall.
Robyn is considered a digital subject matter expert, having helped develop curriculum and coached internal educational projects. She is also certified in green and black belt Design for Six Sigma (DFSS). She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in industrial design from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in Wisconsin. Robyn also earned a Master of Science in lean manufacturing and operations management from Kettering University.
In her spare time, Robyn enjoys volunteering with Big Brother Big Sisters of America. She also spends time mountaineering, travelling and working on landscape and garden design.
Women in Design Deep Dive 2020 Session Description
Design at General Motors, moderated by Sharon Gauci, IDSA
Four Industrial Designers at GM share what led them to pursue a career in Design, what they are working on at General Motors, and their career advice for other women seeking roles in Industrial Design.