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"Great company...great people"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Autodesk has been one of the great software companies for almost 30 years. The products lead the market, the people are smart, hardworking, and collaborative, and their are tremendous opportunities to grow, develop, and contribute.

Cons

The location in San Rafael is a bit of a commute unless you live in Marin.
Only 2 weeks of vacation per year, but you do get Xmas week off andva 6 week sabbatical after 4 years.

Advice to Management

Continue to drive results and improve margins. Continue to invest in developing people. More aggressively manage investments to drive growth.

Other Employee Reviews for Autodesk

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    "Good company trying to learn to be an internet company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Interaction Designer
    Former Employee - Senior Interaction Designer
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Good work life balance.
    - Interesting projects.
    - Interesting technologies on the research side
    - Great SF office.
    - Thu beer busts.

    Cons

    - Not able to orient all of the teams on common goals.
    - Not able to take advantage of internet because of internal politics.
    - Main products are all battleships...changing course towards innovative or current design thinking is difficult to impossible.
    - Some people have been there forever and expect and assume you know the intricacies of their processes.
    - Not a very collaborative environment. Want to make decisions before discussing options.


  2. "Better company to work for than many out there."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting product portfolio.
    Good pay.
    Good benefits.
    Work/Life balance is very good.
    Smart/Hard-working employees.
    Company cares about employee engagement

    Cons

    Becoming more poitical and beurocratic as company grows.
    Communication challenging with many sites and product groups
    Re-organizations occur often
    Focus on quantity of deliverables as opposed to quality of deliverables.

    Advice to Management

    Continue listening to employees.

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