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Ever wanted to help build the tools that designers use to envision a better world? Autodesk’s platform team designs the APIs, services, and infrastructure that our customers and developers use to extend the capabilities of Autodesk’s design and make software. The Autodesk platform helps companies bring businesses to life to solve important workflow challenges and reimagine new possibilities based on our 3D modelling, visualization, and data insight software by contributing new applications, content and plugins to our ecosystem.   

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to be a key driver of Autodesk’s platform by helping us achieve the goal of serving our external developers with a clear UX and consistent information architecture. You’ll collaborate with other experience and content designers, architects, product managers, engineers, and teams who are passionate about bringing exceptional experiences to the fields of architecture, construction, manufacturing, and film and visual effects.    

Our team has a strong culture of collaboration, mentorship, practice excellence, and individual attention to accelerate your career growth and impact. Success in this role requires a sound understanding of API development concepts and experience in design strategy, creative and systems thinking, along with an ability to incorporate feedback from stakeholders and customer research to develop holistic content design outcomes for our developers. We’re looking for someone who can lead and partner with teams with curiosity, empathy, and optimism, and who’s passionate about bringing human voices in crafting world-class API experiences. If this sounds like you, come join our team!  

To be considered, you must apply and include your resume and portfolio with the password if required for access.

Remote work allowed.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with product and design teams to drive the strategic direction for how external developers find useful onboarding, technical, and educational content to build solutions using Autodesk APIs  
  • Create and communicate a cohesive information architecture that describes short-term and long-term tasks, actions and goals for external developers including mental models and interoperability with other company products and visual design directions 
  • Craft interface copy, and technical and educational content to improve wayfinding and discoverability of our products and support the implementation of design proposals  
  • Offer a content design perspective throughout the product development process, influencing strategic decisions across products to create clear, cohesive, and consistent experiences 
  • Help ensure consistent use of terminology and patterns internally, between Autodesk APIs, and with third-party APIs   
  • Contribute to building taxonomies and glossaries to keep terminology aligned across the company and industries   
  • Practice product discovery thinking to help shape the problem to be solved   

Minimum Qualifications  

  • A foundational understanding of web development concepts and a grasp of designing and shipping API experiences 
  • Experience contributing to and creating content design standards and frameworks 
  • A growth mindset. Willingness to own problems and drive projects to completion. Comfort with ambiguity. A healthy balance of humility and confidence   

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in English, computer science, human-computer interaction, or other related focus   
  • Familiarity with Swagger/OpenAPI, Stoplight, Postman, cURL, Git 

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact Autodesk Careers.

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