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8 Week Intensive
Learn from our enthusiastic instructors the latest tools and techniques used by today’s leading mobile AR Designers. Create interactive AR experiences, UI, and more. With a combination of live and pre-recorded classes we’ll give you the tools to build your own apps.
A beginner-level course teaching you the core concepts of AR design in Lens Studio and Unity. Over 8 weeks, you’ll create a personal project and a team project. You’ll learn AR UI/UX, how to design and import 3D objects from Blender, and mobile AR optimizations. The first class of each week focuses on learning core concepts. The second class is working in teams on the projects.
Introduction to Unity, version control, and XR project development with a 360 video project.
You'll learn the basics of project creation, including storyboarding and how to plan out an application. Week 2 is when you learn to work in a team and delegate tasks while working in Unity.
Start your first Social AR project with Lens Studio, lens creators, assets, face tracking and world tracking. Learn to set up a Lens Studio Project with templates, building user interactions and publishing.
Dive into Unity AR projects with the Vuforia SDK. You'll create an image tracking project and explore some of the key aspects of building for AR inside Unity.
Dive into UI of AR and learn Unity's Canvas system, how buttons work in Unity, and how to setup 2D and 3D assets for AR.
Setup the AR Foundations SDK. You'll learn how device tracking, surface plane detection, face tracking, the XR Interaction Toolkit and more work in Unity. You'll also learn to build an app to your phone from Unity.
In Week 7 we will discuss User Onboarding, Best Practices and Debugging your Project. We’ll take this opportunity to create an onboarding experience for both the final team and personal project. Create the complete user experience by designing an onboarding experience for both your team and personal projects. You'll also sharpen your skills with best practices and learn debugging.
In this final week we will take the chance to add Spatial Audio and Lighting to the projects. Adding this final layer of polish to your projects will make for a more immersive and tactile experience.
Applicants must meet the following program prerequisites to qualify for the program.
XR Terra is on a mission to empower the next generation of XR talent through innovative programs and partnerships.
Founded in 2019 in response to the growing need for a structured, outcome-focused training program to educate aspiring XR professionals.
We are a team of XR experts, edtech and worktech professionals and passionate entrepreneurs that believe in creating impactful learning models for the digital world.
You’ll leave with multiple portfolio ready projects and the skills to build more
Weekly office hours and 1:1 sessions for your specific questions
Guest speakers, industry experts, and access to our alumni community upon completion of the course
All alumni receive discounts on subsequent classes or workshops
We’ll work with you to help you develop your Metaverse career in the right direction
Alumni have access to our quarterly hackathons building exciting XR projects for nonprofits