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Interaction Design and Prototyping for XR

A project-based live and online course exploring the best practices to design and prototype intuitive, usable, and human-centered experiences for AR, VR and MR.

How it works?

Overview

Earn an interaction design and prototyping for XR certification to accelerate your skills in the XR industry. Using industry-recognized tools and software, you will learn the in-demand skills and experience required for XR jobs. The course aims to teach participants why and how UX practices are essential when creating AR and VR experiences.

  • Understand the process of designing new experiences for AR/VR/MR and how it differs from designing for the web or mobile software.
  • Learn the best practices and patterns of design applied to immersive environments and XR applications.
  • Understand the usability considerations when designing for immersive experiences.
  • Familiarize yourself with the tools, processes, and techniques to design interfaces and layouts
  • Create prototypes for XR using industry recognized tools such as Unity, ShapesXR, Figma, Adobe Aero and spark AR.

Curriculum

Learn the best tools, processes, and workflows for a foundation in XR design. Join weekly classes built to teach you the fundamentals of designing for mixed reality, AR, and VR experiences.

  1. 1
    User Experience and Interaction Design for XR

    Learn the interaction, technology, and human factors to be considered when creating new user experiences for XR technologies

  2. 2
    Prototyping with ShapesXR

    This unit is about creating a prototype of your desired experience by applying what you learned in Unit 1.

  3. 3
    Introduction to Unity

    In Unit 3, you will get familiar with a tool that will bring your XR concepts to life: Unity.

  4. 4
    Prototyping Immersive Worlds with Unity

    With your Unity knowledge from Unit 3, you will begin to create virtual worlds.

Hardware you’ll learn to build for

Tools we’ll be using

Tool

Unity

Discover powerful artist tools to optimize your workflows and design immersive experiences.

Tool

ShapesXR

ShapesXR is a provider of a web-based platform for content creation and collaboration for VR applications.

Tool

Figma

A collaborative web application for interface design, with additional offline features enabled by desktop applications for macOS and Windows.

Tool

Adobe Aero

An augmented reality authoring and publishing tool that makes it easier for designers and developers to design, collaborate, and publish interactive immersive experiences.

Outcomes

We're really proud of all the amazing work our students have made after taking our courses.

AUGMENTED REALITY
Adidas Lens

Danilo Parise, 2022

VIRTUAL REALITY
GulliVER

Andre Plante, 2022

VIRTUAL REALITY
The Atelier

Anabella Elian, 2022

AUGMENTED REALITY
UI Menu

Ralph Roma, 2021

VIRTUAL REALITY
VRimba

Andy Grobengieser, 2021

VIRTUAL REALITY
The Spy’s Little Helper

Maxime Peeters, 2021

“As a Design Engineer, I knew I needed to upgrade my skills to improve my workflow and this became a tangible outcome when I enrolled in XR Interaction Design and Prototyping as well as XR Development. I was able to complete the concept design for my app.”

Diana Olynick
AFTER CIRCUIT STREAM
Studio Director

“My experience taking the Interaction and prototyping for XR was life-changing. It gives you not only an advantage in terms of knowledge and skills but also an open-mindedness and readiness for the future. If the future is unwritten, then this course gives you the words for writing it for the better.”

Marco Pipp
AFTER CIRCUIT STREAM
UX XR Designer
STRUCTURE

What to Expect

Live Sessions

Three hours of live online learning per week, split into two 1.5-hour sessions. Led by an instructor, you will learn the latest Unity skills and best practices.

Office Hours

Available on weekdays, drop in to meet with an instructor or fellow student to ask questions and gain a deeper understanding of the course material.

1-on-1 Mentorship

Plus-Pack students can access one-on-one support sessions with qualified experts to help with course projects, answer questions and provide additional guidance throughout the course.

Portfolio

By the end of the course you will have a total of four projects.

Expert Instructors

Learn from the best in the industry. Our instructors are Unity-certified instructors and industry mentors who will help you build your skills and portfolio.

Community

Get access to our Discord XR community. A place where you can come to learn from other passionate professionals, share your knowledge, and network with people who share your interests.

Industry Recognized Certification

Successful completion of the course will earn you an XR Design Certification badge issued by Circuit Stream.

Certification Badge
Instructors

Meet Your Instructor

Our instructors are not only Unity certified instructors, but are also XR practitioners who have or are currently leading and building experiences in various spaces from: mixed reality, game development, and entertainment.

Aleatha Singleton

UX Design Instructor

Indika Wijesooriya

Instructor Manager

Sandra Feng

AR/VR Instructor

Dates

Mar 8, 2023

May 15, 2023

ENROLMENT DEADLINEFeb 28, 2023

TIME SLOT 1
Monday & Wednesday

10:00am - 11:30am


TIME SLOT 2
Monday & Wednesday

3:30pm - 5:00pm


TIME SLOT 3
Monday & Wednesday

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Please note our early bird pricing ends January 25.

Pricing & Bundles

Starter

Plus

POPULAR!
Interaction Design & Prototyping for XR
10 WEEKS • COURSE
UX Design Fundamentals for XR
40 HOURS • ON-DEMAND COURSE
1-on-1 with mentor
10 hours
Early Bird Pricing
Standard Pricing

$3,555

$3,950

$4,450

$4,950

Full Tuition

We accept wire transfers and credit card payments.

Tuition depends on the bundle you select.

Deferred Payment Plans

Pay tuition in monthly interest-free installments from 3-month, 6-month, and 12-month.

Provincial tax will be applied along with a one-time $200 admin fee. Only for non-U.S. citizens.

$300

Climb Loan

Paying for education isn't one-size-fits-all. Climb offers flexible payment methods, so you can make tuition payments in the way that works for your situation.

Currently available to U.S citizens only. Interest rates range between 5.99-15.99%. Find out if you are eligible today.

$150

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Requirements

Prerequisites

This is a beginner friendly course and no previous experience is required.

Software & Hardware

Unity Version 2020 LTS (Free download)

A laptop or computer (Mac or PC)

XR headset required: Refer to the course syllabus for more detail.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I earn an Interaction Design and Prototyping certificate from this course?

Yes, when you complete the Interaction Design and Prototyping for XR course, you will earn a Circuit Stream XR Design certificate and badge, which can boost your LinkedIn profile and resume, helping you stand out in the job market and when applying for XR design positions.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?
Is this an online course?
Will I be able to connect with fellow students outside of class?