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Autodesk China Reviews

Updated May 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Work life balance is always depends on the person (in 213 reviews)

  • You can work from home anytime you need to and every 4 years you have the sabbatical: 6 weeks of paid vacation (in 50 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours - no work life balance - no organisation from the management and no training on arrival (in 36 reviews)

  • Much of the culture change being pushed with the business transformation is not being accepted at the middle management tier (in 42 reviews)

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  1. "UX Designer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Designer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Product Designer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Autodesk full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A good place to keep work and life balance. Most colleagues are super nice.

    Cons

    One of the UX design managers was rude and didn't respect her team members. Fortunately, she has been replaced. Some of senior managers were not professional.


  2. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Autodesk full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The working environment, IT and facilities are perfect. And we enjoy flexible working time, nice workmates and managers. Some projects are good and some not.

    Cons

    Less useful training. There can be more trainings on such as how to use products from autodesk its own, how to code more standard.

  3. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company's vision is great. The work is both challenging and rewarding.

    Cons

    People don't like to speak English in Shanghai. The facility is not so good as the office in America.

    Advice to Management

    We should spend less time on meetings. Too many meetings kill productivity.


  4. "Good company, but strategy changes a lot every year."

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

    I worked at Autodesk (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    work from home
    good benefit
    15 days of vocation every year
    Vacation coverage is good getting up to four weeks off plus the days between Christmas and New Year's every year

    Cons

    “Small discounts on some computer hardware and a couple odds and ends - nothing significant to speak of or write home about


  5. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Software Development Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Autodesk full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Coworkers are very professional, which encourages me to learn a lot from them.
    The product AutoCAD involves a lot of different techniques. It provides me excellent chances to practice programming/debugging skills, patterns, refactoring skills and etc.

    Cons

    Our team didn't get a lot of graphics/CAD related features those years.


  6. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good working environment, nice colleagues

    Cons

    Average salery among IT companies


  7. "test egineering"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Autodesk as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very positive company,people can learn a lot in this company,good management and training system

    Cons

    salary is not very high for an intern and I don't like the location,and less programming works for a test enginnering

    Advice to Management

    give us more trainings, and higher salary for an intern, and give us more programming works

  8. Helpful (1)

    "good company"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Autodesk full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    nice working environment, work life balance

    Cons

    limited promotion, and some stupid management team

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "A great company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time (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


  10. "great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    balance life and work, good salary, good management team

    Cons

    too specific, too detailed, not too much software


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