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Principal User Experience Designer

Pune, India

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Position Overview

Do you want to help professionals in the design and manufacturing space achieve their product vision? We have a new opportunity to expand the Autodesk PDMS (Product Development and Manufacturing Solutions) Platform UX team into India and we are looking for an experienced Principal UX Designer to join us. The PDMS organization is responsible for products that help our customers in design and manufacturing industries be successful with converged Design and Make processes. The PDMS Platform UX team designs the experience for the platform capabilities that underpin those products, with a close focus on the Fusion cloud product. We care about the thoughtful design of frameworks, systems, workflows or UI components that can be utilized by product teams across the organization. We work closely with the Autodesk Design System team and our counterparts in the product development teams to ensure that our platform is carefully designed to meet the growing needs of our customers.

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We are looking for an innovative UX design expert with deep web, desktop and mobile experience and a passion for creating the best ideas and telling the best stories of their kind. You will report to the Manager, Platform XD in Pune, India, and you will work with your local team and with a global team of designers and stakeholders located in the US, China, Australia and India to help lead the design of our Platform frameworks, systems, workflows, and components.


  • Design elegant user-centric experiences that work seamlessly across browser, native mobile app and desktop clients
  • Define the user experience, interactions, and user interface through user flows, information architecture, sketches and wireframes, and visual design
  • Build functional prototypes to validate your designs
  • Participate in user research and testing
  • Help maintain visual and brand consistency across all products
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to translate our goals into unique platform experiences
  • Understand the technology and features of the groups you are assigned and learn from others
  • Independently conduct solution validation and incorporate insights into design decisions to fulfil user and our needs
  • Help define the vision and execution of solving user problems through the user experience
  • Communicate the results of UX activities with a strong point of view to the UX department, partners with your groups, and other interested team members using clear language that simplifies complexity
  • Identify both small and large usability issues within your groups and help influence your Product Manager to prioritise them
  • Lead iteration of design work within the validation track for your groups
  • Contribute to the Design Systems, help determine whether components are single-use or multi-use, and provide recommendations to designers regarding new component requests
  • Participate in Design Reviews and model best practices for giving and receiving feedback

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years relevant commercial experience
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
  • Current portfolio of commercial UX project work

Preferred Qualifications

  • You can convey design ideas by sketches, storyboards, high-fidelity mockups, prototypes, or animations
  • You are a Figma Expert
  • You are a full-stack designer; you work from concept to final pixel
  • You are an experienced storyteller and conceptor with experience working in a diverse environment to develop concepts that deliver our results
  • You have not just UX design skills but the ability to implement strategic and conceptual thinking
  • Your work shows high-quality design work that also tells a story that you are a deep design thinker
  • Familiarity with customer research methods, including interviewing, contextual inquiry, usability testing, etc
  • Visualize and prototype intended solutions at several levels of fidelity, from high-level wireframes or mock-ups to conceptual presentations to technical documents and diagrams

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Client-provided location(s): Pune, Maharashtra, India
Job ID: autodesk-24WD76325
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • FSA
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Some Meals Provided
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Paid Vacation
    • Sabbatical
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Promote From Within
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Mentor Program
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led
    • Black founded/led
    • BIPOC founded/led
    • Latinx founded/led
    • Asian founded/led
    • LGBTQ+ founded/led
    • Veteran founded/led