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XR Foundations: Designer

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What you’ll learn

Learn from our enthusiastic instructors the latest tools and techniques used by today’s leading VR Designers. Create VR-ready assets, interactive experiences, UI, and more. With a combination of live and pre-recorded classes we’ll give you the tools to build your own VR world.

  • Materials and Texture Maps
  • VR lighting and optimization
  • Creating and importing Custom Objects
  • 3D and 2D UI

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Course Details

The perfect foundational course for Unity and C# scripting. Through collaborative in-class experiences and short exercises you’ll learn key Unity development concepts. In 4 weeks you’ll create a character controller, learn about prefabs, trigger actions, make basic animations, and use coroutines to execute code over time. By the end you’ll be comfortable writing scripts and have a few portfolio pieces.

Week 1

Introduction to Unity, version control, and XR project development with a 360 video project.

  • Install and setup Unity
  • Version control setup with GitHub
  • Creating a Unity 360 video project

Week 2

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.

  • Storyboarding skills
  • Team work
  • Complete an interactive 360 narrative project

Week 3

Build your first VR app with the XR Interaction Toolkit which allows you to grab and manipulate objects.Also, you'll learn VR locomotion, including teleportation and movement.And cover inventory systems & prefabs, resources around.Learn to make things happen with triggers & collision detection.

  • VR locomotion
  • Inventory and intro to UI
  • Unity physics engine

Week 4

Dive into AI behaviors, including the ability to detect, follow, and interact with you. Learn to execute code over time with coroutines. Along with a deeper dive into lists, arrays, and inventory management.

  • Build an AI character that can detect you and follow you
  • Write manager scripts to control the experience

Week 5

Finish making the single player experience. Create complex resource interactions by combining knowledge of the Unity Physics engine and code callbacks.

  • Complete your single player VR experience
  • Create a physics layer matrix that eliminates unintended interactions between objects

Week 6

Implement Multiplayer features in your VR app. Sync properties like health and position on AI and grabbable objects. Explore Unity’s Scene Management system to create several rooms for players to join.

  • Upgrade your project to a multiplayer experience you can play with your friends and family

Week 7

Onboard new users to your app with a tutorial. Playtest your app, and share it online for people to try. Learn common troubleshooting techniques for debugging. By the end of this week students will have

  • Develop a tutorial for your multiplayer VR app

Week 8

Learn best practices for optimizing a game for VR. Finish and present your personal and team projects. Celebrate a job well done.

  • Present two polished VR portfolio pieces

WE HAVE FINANCING AND SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Requirements

Applicants must meet the following program prerequisites to qualify for the program.

Required

  • Familiarity with a programming language (for example, Javascript, C#, C++, or Python)
  • Experience with the software development lifecycle
  • Understanding of team software practices including unit testing and version control

OPTIONAL/PREFERRED

  • Experience in game development/app development
  • Experience with design and animation/modeling software

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.

Benefits

Portfolio Projects

You’ll leave with multiple portfolio ready projects and the skills to build more

Office Hours

Weekly office hours and 1:1 sessions for your specific questions

Networking

Guest speakers, industry experts, and access to our alumni community upon completion of the course

Alumni Discounts

All alumni receive discounts on subsequent classes or workshops

Mentoring

We’ll work with you to help you develop your Metaverse career in the right direction

HACKATHONS

Alumni have access to our quarterly hackathons building exciting XR projects for nonprofits

Tution And Financing

AR/VR Developer 8 Week Bootcamp Includes:

  • 48 Hours Live Online Instruction
  • Weekly 1-on-1 Sessions
  • Engagement with Industry Partners
  • Career Services

$3,499

Pay as little as $279 a month

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