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Autodesk is an exciting place to work.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Product Designer in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Senior Product Designer in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Autodesk

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great company for user centered design. Very interesting projects/products. Dedicated professional users. The company has a very good record of keeping employees for the long term.

Cons

Working with people on distributed virtual teams is very common and leads to longer hours. Waterfall software process is on the way but the transition to agile is slow in some areas.

Advice to Management

Leadership at Autodesk is solid and experienced- the people I work for seem to know what they're doing. Keep the focus on sustainability.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Excellent people, good pay, not enough responsibilities and ownership of work

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Novi, MI
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Novi, MI

    I have been working at Autodesk

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People are smart and fun to work with. Genuinely nice people.
    Pay is pretty good, comparable with Bay Area levels.
    Great work-life balance most times.
    Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Poor quality of senior management and leadership.
    Too many older people. Need more young blood.
    Need more trained managers.
    Often, lot of planning and talking, but not enough action.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize and retain talent. Else you will be obsolete quickly. Learn how to create efficiencies in organizations.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Dynamic company with many exciting opportunities.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Designer in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Senior Product Designer in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Autodesk

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Autodesk is a leader within many of the markets it services. Its products are typically the standard by which other, competing products are measured.

    Cons

    Professional development is typically one of the first aspects to suffer from budgetary cuts. Product development is driven by schedule which often results in compromise.

    Advice to Management

    Trim the product line of those products that are not contributing to the bottom-line and beef-up support for those products that are paying the bills.


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