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XR Foundations: Designer

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What you'll learn

Learn from enthusiastic instructors in the top intro to VR design course. Master the basics of asset creation, lighting, and intuitive UI interactions with a combination of live and pre-recorded classes plus live 1:1 help.

  • Create compelling assets with shaders and texture maps
  • Explore Unity Lighting and VFX
  • Learn intuitive Unity 2D UI design
  • VR projects that build your design skills and help you become job-ready

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Course Details

The perfect foundational course for VR Design in Unity. Through in-class demos and exercises, you’ll learn key design concepts and how to use them in Unity. In 3 weeks you’ll create a tropical island VR experience, learn what it takes to create compelling assets, beautiful lighting, intuitive UI, and interactions… plus how to spruce it up with basic VFX! By the end of this course, you’ll be comfortable with designing in Unity and have a fully-functioning portfolio piece.

Week 1

Introduction to the Unity 3D engine and our class project. We'll also go through the basics of assets and create a simple VR app that can be used as a base for any future projects.

  • Get up and running with Unity
  • Learn how to build a VR app on your headset
  • Intro to objects and assets
  • Set up the VR camera, controllers and teleportation

Week 2

Learn how to make your assets shine with beautiful materials and intuitive interactions!

  • Create a treasure chest asset from scratch
  • Learn about Unity Prefabs
  • Beautify your assets with Materials, Shaders and Texture Maps
  • Make your VR project interactive with Interactable Objects

Week 3

Let There Be Light! Explore the complex yet delightful world of Unity Lighting, along with an introduction to VFX. In our final week, we introduce Unity’s 2D UI and audio for navigation. With all these techniques, you can complete your own Magical Island VR experience.

  • Light up your scene with real-time and baked light sources
  • Create a mood for your Scene with Post-Processing effects
  • Create your unique Magical Island in VR
  • Create Menus and UI in Unity
  • Perfect your scene with Audio implementation

We have financing and scholarship options available

Requirements

Although open to motivated beginners, this course is best suited for students with some previous design experience.

Required Experience

Unity : None

Coding: None

XR Experience: None

UX, 3D, 2D Design Some Notion

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 a portfolio-ready project and the skills to build more

Office Hours

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

Networking

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

Tuition And Financing

  • 15 Hours of Live Online Instruction
  • Office Hours Available
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3-week course

$399

Beta course offered at no cost, by invitation only.

Contact Admissions@XRTerra.com for scholarship information.

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