Unity Expert Gameplay Programmer Certification Preparation Specialization

Started Jun 18

Unity Expert Gameplay Programmer Certification Preparation Specialization

Be a Unity Certified Expert Gameplay Programmer. This set of courses prepares you to take the Unity Expert Gameplay Programmer Certification

About This Specialization

Welcome to Unity’s Expert Gameplay Programming Specialization! This Specialization is test-prep for the Unity Certified Expert: Gameplay Programmer exam. This Specialization includes 5 courses designed to challenge you with a series of realistic programming problems in Unity video-game projects, the kind true gameplay programming experts face every day. Each challenge is inspired by one or more of the topics covered in the Expert Gameplay Programmer exam, and by the end of this Specialization you will have had extensive, guided practice in the programming skills needed to pass this exam. This Specialization is intended for industry game developers or very experienced Unity enthusiasts who are looking to “level-up” their gameplay programming and implementation strategies. You should have at least 2-3 years of experience developing games with Unity, be familiar with the full-game lifecycle (working from early concept to launch), creating and working with Prefabs, understanding game asset and animation pipelines, and have some experience with Unity Services. You should also have advanced programming skills, particularly in the C# language.

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5 courses

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projects
Projects

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Certificates

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Projects Overview

Courses
Advanced Specialization.
Designed for those already in the industry.
  1. COURSE 1

    Rapid Gameplay Prototyping

    Current session: Jun 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks, 2-3 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to Rapid Gameplay Prototyping, the first course in Unity's Gameplay Programming Specialization! This course is exam preparation for Unity's Expert Gameplay Programmer Certification Exam. This course will challenge you with a series of r
  2. COURSE 2

    Programming for Level Design

    Current session: Jun 18
    Commitment
    5 weeks, 2-3 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to Programming for Level Design, the second course in Unity's Gameplay Programming Specialization! This course is exam preparation for Unity's Expert Gameplay Programmer Certification Exam. This course will challenge you with a s
  3. COURSE 3

    NPC Programming

    Current session: Jun 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks, 2-3 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to NPC Programming, the third course in Unity's Gameplay Programming Specialization! This course is exam preparation for Unity's Expert Gameplay Programmer Certification Exam. This course will challenge you with a series of r
  4. COURSE 4

    Performance Optimization in Unity

    Upcoming session: Jun 25
    Commitment
    5 weeks, 2-3 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to Performance Optimization in Unity, the fourth course in Unity's Gameplay Programming Specialization! This course is exam preparation for Unity's Expert Gameplay Programmer Certification Exam. This course will challenge you with a s
  5. COURSE 5

    Unity Services Implementation

    Starts June 2018
    Commitment
    4 weeks, 1-2 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to Unity Services Implementation, the final course in Unity's Gameplay Programming Specialization! This course is exam preparation for Unity's Expert Gameplay Programmer Certification Exam. This course will challenge you with a series of realistic programming problems in Unity video-game projects, inspired by one or more of the topics covered in the Expert Gameplay Programmer Exam. Throughout this course, you will learn Unity Services Implementation techniques, including: streamlining your project management with Unity Cloud Build, monetization with Unity Ads and in-app purchases, and Unity Analytics. By the end of this course, you will implement in-app purchases for a 3D "Dual-Stick Survivor" game project. This is an advanced-level course, intended for industry game developers or very experienced Unity enthusiasts who are looking to “level-up” their gameplay programming and implementation strategies. To succeed in this courses, you should have at least 2-3 years of experience developing games with Unity. You should be familiar with the full-game lifecycle (working from early concept to launch), creating and working with Prefabs, understanding game asset and animation pipelines, and have some experience with Unity Services. You should also have advanced programming skills, particularly in the C# language.

Creators

  • Unity

    The Unity Education team is committed to enabling anyone to become a creator. With industry-leading free tutorials, online courses, in-person training workshop, certifications, and more, we strive to enable the success of Unity developers, wherever they are in their learning journey.

    Unity Technologies offers a platform for creating beautiful and engaging 2D, 3D, VR, and AR games and apps. A powerful graphics engine and full-featured editor enable you to realize your creative vision fast, and deliver your content to virtually any media or device. You can easily connect to your audiences on PCs, consoles, the web, mobile devices, home entertainment systems, embedded systems, or head-mounted displays. More than an engine, Unity helps you achieve ongoing success. It offers everything you need to develop quality content, boost your productivity, and connect with your audience. Tools and resources include the Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Analytics, Unity Ads, Unity Everyplay, and Unity Certification. Unity Technologies serves millions of registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists around the globe.

  • Dustin Carroll

    Dustin Carroll

    Senior Technical Artist & Adjunct Instructor
  • Unity Technologies

    Unity Technologies

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