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Autodesk Reviews in China

Updated September 2, 2014
Updated September 2, 2014
524 Reviews
3.8
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is great with remuneration offered being very competitive (in 70 reviews)

  • Relatively stable job with good benefits (in 44 reviews)


Cons
  • I would say that work/life balance suffers a bit at Autodesk (in 12 reviews)

  • Middle management can range from exceptional to inept (in 22 reviews)

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23 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    A great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    1. Good working environment
    2. Decent salary
    3. Fair
    4. Good place to learn
    5. Company is well regulated
    6. Work life balance

    Cons

    1. We are moving from traditional software provider to a cloud server provider

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    This company is arming its clients with tools in making our world a better/safer place to live!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work/Life balance
    Strong brand in the industry

    Cons

    Much less cons than most other companies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    We see more horizontal development in career opportunities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    balance life and work, good salary, good management team

    Cons

    too specific, too detailed, not too much software

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Autodesk

    Pros

    Quite a lot of cool technologies, a lot of talented people. Working environment is also very good.

    Cons

    If you don't have many interests in engineering, construction, BIM, you might feel boring to understand a lot requirements linked to domain knowledge

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing...

  6.  

    Not a user-centered design company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Design Manager  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Design Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great technology to work, passionate customer base

    Cons

    Company is too engineer-driven, not much opportunities for user experience design (design teams kept getting smaller and smaller)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    SWD

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work and life banlance.
    Nice colleagues.
    Opptunity to learn different kinds of technologies.

    Cons

    Low salary and benifit.
    Cannot work at home.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Manage employees by men not by rule.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Unforgettable experience

    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at Autodesk as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunity to get into graphics-related industry

    Cons

    Less interaction with other famous company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add more interaction

  9.  

    Good Place Good People Good Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - QA Engineer  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at Autodesk as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Place, It is in Shanghai, China and located in the 25-27th floor of a building. Good People, people in QA groud is very nice.

    Cons

    Well, there is no downside for this compony.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    A nice employer in China

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Developer  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at Autodesk full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    1. Good salary in China (but can't compete with Microsoft in China)
    2. Mid work load
    3. Good working environment
    4. Dominent position in architecture and construction market.

    Cons

    1. Re-org, re-org, re-org. The division structure changes frequently. Many talented people left. The company is not productive any more.
    2. Managers don't know how to use their own software.
    3. No promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Stop stupid re-org.
    2. Focus on the products.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Pretty Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SwD  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - SwD in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at Autodesk full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good environment and benefit
    Open culture

    Cons

    Management inefficient
    Reorganization too frequent
    Promotion is slow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Set up clear strategy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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