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.
10:00 am - 11:30 am PT
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm PT
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PT
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.
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.
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
Prototyping with ShapesXR
This unit is about creating a prototype of your desired experience by applying what you learned in Unit 1.
Introduction to Unity
In Unit 3, you will get familiar with a tool that will bring your XR concepts to life: Unity.
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
Discover powerful artist tools to optimize your workflows and design immersive experiences.
ShapesXR is a provider of a web-based platform for content creation and collaboration for VR applications.
A collaborative web application for interface design, with additional offline features enabled by desktop applications for macOS and Windows.
An augmented reality authoring and publishing tool that makes it easier for designers and developers to design, collaborate, and publish interactive immersive experiences.
We're really proud of all the amazing work our students have made after taking our courses.
Danilo Parise, 2022
Andre Plante, 2022
Anabella Elian, 2022
Ralph Roma, 2021
Andy Grobengieser, 2021
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.”
“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.”
What to Expect
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.
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.
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.
By the end of the course you will have a total of four projects.
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.
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.
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.
UX Design Instructor
Mar 8, 2023
May 15, 2023
Monday & Wednesday
10:00am - 11:30am
Monday & Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Monday & Wednesday
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Pricing & Bundles
Interaction Design & Prototyping for XR
UX Design Fundamentals for XR
1-on-1 with mentor
Early Bird Pricing
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.
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.
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?
Circuit Stream’s design course was created for those who are new to prototyping and designing immersive experiences, and is considered to be beginner-friendly. There are no skill or knowledge prerequisites for this course.
Is this an online course?
Yes, Circuit Stream’s Interaction Design and Prototyping for XR course is an online course.
Circuit Stream’s online Interaction Design and Prototyping for XR course is taught by leading industry experts in a live, interactive classroom environment. Our project-based online course encourages collaboration and communication between classmates, who work together on teams to create real-life projects that eventually become the basis of their professional portfolio.
Will I be able to connect with fellow students outside of class?
Absolutely. Students in our online Interaction Design and Prototyping for XR course stay in touch with each other and instructors alike through Circuit Streams lively discord community, which provides support and updates even beyond graduation.