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Rebecca Keating +1 816 738 3013

where design, engineering, and fashion rendezvous. education

Masters of Interior Architecture and Product Design languages Kansas State University | Manhattan, KS English Course Work Completed in May 2018 native Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering University of Missouri & Kansas State University Columbia, MO & Manhattan, KS | 3 Years Progress

Spanish conversationally fluent with basic reading and writing skills

Fashion and Textile Design proficient software Study Abroad within Universidad de Mendoza Mendoza, Argentina | Spring 2017 Adobe Creative Suite InDesign Engineering Focused Tour of Germany Photoshop University of Missouri - Mechanical Engineering Program Illustrator Study Abroad | Spring 2013 Premier Rhino 5.0 AutoCAD Turf Design Intern - Chicago IL | Winter 2017-18 SketchUp Design development, prototyping, and production engineering of acoustic Revit ceiling systems - taking hands on initiative as this startup’s first intern. Python (currently learning) Woodshop CNC Fabrication Guru | Spring 2017 - Present Microsoft Office Suite Bridging the gap between complex machine capabilities and student Google Suite knowledge to create innovative fabrication solutions for furniture projects. achievements

relevant experience

Formal Drawing Instructor | Spring 2016 - Present Teaching the basics of human figure drawing, architectural sketching, and product ideation to students one-on-one.

2018 CNC Artwork Exhibited Manhattan, KS

Freelance Drone Operater - Mendoza, Argentina | Summer 2017 Piloted a DJI Mavic Pro to capture cinematic footage of events, and Patagonian landscapes. Worked with local photographers/videographers to fulfill client needs.

2016 Steelcase NEXT Competition Finalist

Spark Coordinator - K-State IAPD Department | Spring 2016 Coordinated student led workshops that illuminated resources, promoted collaboration, and inspired a community of discovering designers.

2016 James H. Dubois Memorial + PAVE Scholarship Recipient

Farm Hand - Bates County, MO | Summer 2011 & 2012 Half of a two-person crew that operated and repaired hay baling equipment while filling custom square and round bale contracts, often resolving time sensitive problems while performing field work.


Entrepreneurship 2nd Place Award - K-State Launch Competition Earned $5,000 in start-up capital against 200+ competitors for product design and business model for custom female motorcycle armor

3D Printing Technician - Digital Fabrication Club Assisted students and faculty on prototype development. Explored advanced printable materials and innovative 3D printing techniques. Baja Racing - K-State Wildcat Offroad Team Designed and built a competitive offroad vehicle which placed 9th in a 4-hr endurance race and 12th overall of 200+ teams at the 2015 Society of Automotive Engineers International Baja competition in El Paso, Texas.

2013-2017 College of APDesign Dean’s List

2013 Sculptural Work Exhibited Columbia, MO

fabrication skills

Carbon Fiber Vacuum Infusion Digital Fabrication Workflow High Performance 3D Printing Advanced CNC Wood Joinery Welding (MIG, Stick, & TIG) Precision Milling & Lathing


Self Motivation Resourcefulness Innovation Salesmanship Curiosity

100% 94% 94% 94% 94%

based on RichardStep Aptitude Test

Rebecca Keating's Resume  
Rebecca Keating's Resume  

Rebecca Keating - Master's of Interior Architecture and Product Design.