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This is Unity’s official series of courses designed to prepare you for the Unity Certified 3D Artist exam, the certification for entry- to mid-level 3D artists who work with the Unity platform. This series of courses is for 3D Artists who have used Unity for real-time rendering for 1-2 years, and are ready to bring their existing skills up to a professional standard.

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 7 months to complete
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English
Subtitles: English
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 7 months to complete
Suggested 2 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English

There are 5 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Asset Creation and Management

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Course2

Course 2

Lighting, Reflection, and Post Processing Effects

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31 ratings
2 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Integrating Scripts for Scene Interactions

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25 ratings
3 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Character Setup and Animation

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20 ratings
1 reviews

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  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • The exam that this Specialization prepares you to take is Unity's certification exam for early and mid-career Unity 3D Artists. It is for artists with 1-2 years of experience working on real-time 3D applications, and it demonstrates that they have the skills necessary for work on professional Unity teams. Learn more about the exam here:

    https://certification.unity.com/products/certified-3d-artist

  • We anticipate that completing all 5 courses in the Specialization, including all of the project work, will take around 25 weeks at between 2-3 hours a week. As these courses are designed as exam preparation for Unity artists, you are encouraged to complete only the courses and weeks of instruction that you need to feel ready for the exam.

  • These courses are for 3D artists in any industry with around 1-2 years of experience in Unity development. You should have a strong working knowledge of the asset import pipeline, materials, texturing, scene prototyping, lighting, and particle systems, as well as basic knowledge of animation.

  • No. Although the courses follow the creation of multiple Unity projects, and those projects are built up in a logical, sequential order, we fully expect learners to pick and choose the topics for which they need the most practice and review. However, learners who are less confident in their skills may want to complete the courses in order.

  • No. This courseware is made to help you prepare for the Unity Certified 3D Artist exam, a proctored exam available through the Pearson VUE network of test centers. Passing this exam, not the course, is the ultimate validation of your Unity art implementation skill:https://home.pearsonvue.com/unity

  • When you complete the Specialization, you will have had practice in all of the topical areas covered by the Unity Certified 3D Artist exam, and you are encouraged to schedule the exam via Pearson VUE:

    https://home.pearsonvue.com/unity

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