Sr. Design Director at SiriusXM Pandora
Marissa Louie is a Sr. Design Director at SiriusXM Pandora, where she leads a design organization that thoughtfully creates listener experiences for 100m+ users across native apps, web, connected devices, and wearables.
She is the Founder of Animoodles, a childrens toy and entertainment company that transforms stuffed animals into heightened, creative play experiences for kids of all ages. Previously, Louie was a design leader at Apple, Expedia, Yahoo, and Ness (acquired by OpenTable). She has won over 50 awards for her work across industrial design, user experience, and technology.
As a passionate advocate for elevating the design industry at large through cross-disciplinary thinking and career support, Louie is the founder of the prominent design communities Designers Guild (Facebook Group) and Designers Club (Clubhouse), serving 100k+ designers and design enthusiasts in 100+ countries.
Louie holds a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, where she studied industrial engineering, economics, and business. She lives in Alameda, CA.