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Great company, Great people!

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Autodesk full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Great People
Non- pretentious culture
Compensation and benefits
Winning Spirit
Fun environment

Cons

Growing pains
Some senior leaders are past their prime

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Autodesk's long term financial success in moving to the cloud is dependant on the ability to find new and innovative ways to drive adoption. Right now there is definite risk.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    More worried about profits than people

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    The employees want to build cool software that customers want and dedicate their days to achieving this goal. They do provide good salary and great benefits

    Cons

    Autodesk is becoming a Software holding company, buying up competition and relegating their older portfolio to maintenance mode. The management tends to blame the worker and not other managers for missing margins and lays off workers without thinning the ranks of management. The result is a top heavy company with alot of management and noone to actually execute the plan.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop thinking that the fastest way to meet the stock markets expectations is to lay off the people who do the work and instead articulate your vision and allow more than 3 months to execute. Also, please stop reorganizing the management staff, this is the fastest way to kill innovation when the employees don't know who is supposed to lead them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Excellent company creating amazing software used by many creative individuals and industries

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software QA Engineer in Manchester, NH (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software QA Engineer in Manchester, NH (US)

    I have been working at Autodesk full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    My colleagues are brilliant and hardworking individuals. There are many different types of projects to work on. Six-week sabbaticals every four years are nice. Autodesk has a bright future for delivering great products to creative individuals around the world.

    Cons

    No additional vacation days for longer employment. Teams working on specific initiatives, features, or products are largely local so advancement outside a particular group, generally means relocation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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