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XR Foundations: Designer

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XR Industry Bootcamp: Designer

Our advanced XR Industry Bootcamp : Designer prepares 3D Modelers, Graphical Artists, and UX & UI Designers with the skills and experience to be hired by top XR companies.

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Next start Date:

September 20, 2021

Duration:

12-Week Part-time Program

Location:

Course Delivered Live Online

Course Overview

The AR/VR Design Program from XR Terra is a part-time, 12-week program that prepares students for a career in UX or UI Design for XR, Product Design & Strategy, and XR Prototyping & Marketing. Learn to create immersive virtual experiences using top industry tools, with live instruction, industry-based projects, and a focus on getting your portfolio ready. This program provides the direction you need to become a productive member of an XR-focused team.

Program Module Topics

  • Weeks 1-2
    Introductions to Unity & 360 Mini Project
  • Weeks 3-5
    AR Capstone project covering Tools & Best Practices for work with AR Industry Teams
  • Weeks 6-8
    VR Capstone project covering Tools & Best Practices for work with VR Industry Teams
  • Weeks 9-12
    XR Industry Partner Capstone project executing a real-world project brief with mentorship & reviewed by XR Industry Leaders

Details

The 12-week program requires a weekly time commitment of:

  • 7 contact hours of live, online hours
  • 10+ hours of self-study and project time
  • Weekly 1-on-1 office hours with teaching staff and community hours as needed

Certifications

Upon completion students earn an XR Terra Certificate badge and documentation affirming your mastery of the material and expertise in the topics covered.

Additionally, completion of the course results in six credits from Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology. You may be eligible to transfer these credits into other colleges.

PREREQUISITES

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

Required

  • Familiarity with sketching storyboards and design layouts
  • Experience with designing assets and basic design theory
  • Knowledge of 3D Modeling Software, Rendering Software, or Application Design Software
  • Experience with some of the following: Adobe Programs, Sketch, Figma, or Framer

Optional/Preferred

  • Experience with Lighting or Material Design
  • Experience with 3D Asset Modeling software such as Blender, Rhino, Maya, or Similar Program.
  • Experience with Animation Process

Tuition and Financing

AR/VR Designer 12 Week Bootcamp Includes:

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

$5,900

Or payment plans as low as $200 per month

Admissions

Our admissions process is easy. Simply click the button below to save your seat. You’ll receive an email inviting you to either schedule a time to meet with us for more information or to proceed with your application. Once your application is submitted, our team will review your information, notify you of your scholarship eligibility and help you with additional financing if necessary. Don’t wait, seats fill up fast!

Frequently Asked Questions

With customizable project-based learning, we’ve worked with students building projects for their companies, people wanting to upgrade their skills to stay competitive in the workforce, students developing their own VR/AR project to self-publish, and more.

If you want to get a jump start on creating VR and AR, work with the best instructors from the industry, and gain valuable skills to develop your own VR/AR apps, we believe the course is right for you!

XR Terra Certifications are a great way to validate your XR development or design expertise with industry standards. We provide digital badges to showcase, verify and recognize the skills you’ve earned, to enhance your professional visibility and grow opportunities for you.

No, Unity experience is not required, the course is designed to bring you up to speed quickly on Unity and the tools you need to begin creating VR and AR applications. However, the portion of the class that covers the basics of Unity is very fast-paced. If you feel you may need more time to familiarize yourself with Unity we recommend starting with our XR Foundations: Developer course which will familiarize you with Unity over 4-weeks and prepare you for more advanced topics we focus on in this XR course.

We’ll teach you the skills to be familiar with C# programming and development with Unity. You’ll understand how to use the tools needed to develop custom virtual and augmented reality applications for yourself and clients. You’ll gain the skills that are necessary to transition to a career in the VR and AR industry, or complement your existing skills.

No, in the course we are device agnostic and often develop cross-platform using OpenVR and AR Foundation. We specialize in your device in one-on-one sessions, but it is not required to have any VR or AR device to get started.