- Intro to the Unity Certified 3D Artist Specialisation
- Introduction to Course 4
- The Unity Certified 3D Artist Exam
- Challenge 1- Character Import and Configuration
- Solution 1 - Character Import and Configuration
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study, Classroom
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
The Character Setup and Animation certification course is a four-week-long online course that is designed to teach you animation and character setup. You will be working in the Unity game development engine.
During the Character Setup and Animation online course by Coursera, you will work on a 3D sci-fi themed adventure video game. You will learn how to import assets and generate effects for the main character. Also, you will use Unity’s Animator Controller to get the animations working.
Throughout the Character Setup and Animation syllabus, you will get access to high-quality video lectures, practice exercises, and readings to strengthen your understanding of concepts. In this course, you will learn to make exciting and stylish effects within the game.
The course is also a part of the 3D Artist Specialisation offered by Unity technologies. The course also has a peer-reviewed project near its completion and offers an e-certificate.
Certificate Course Animation Technology
- Intermediate-level course
- Approximately 9 hours of content
- 4-weeks programme
- Flexible deadlines
- An offering of Unity Technologies
- Shareable certificate
- Online programme
- Video lectures in English
- Shareable certificate
- Flexible learning
- Free course access
- Industry expert instructors
- 4-weeks training
- Video lessons
- 9-hours content
- Peer-reviewed project
- Practice exercises
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
- You can join the Character Setup and Animation course for free as part of the free audit.
- If you want unlimited access, certification, and other benefits, you have to choose a monthly subscription of Rs. 5,828 after the 7-day free trial.
Character Setup and Animation fee structure
(monthly subscription with certificate)
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
The Character Setup and Animation training is specially meant for individuals who want to test their skills and acquire a professional credential. It is most beneficial for:
- Unity 3D artists
- Game development enthusiasts
You must meet certain prerequisites to enroll in the Character Setup and Animation online course. Firstly, you need a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in implementing 3D art in Unity. You must have a foundational understanding of working with scripts, animation, and 2D asset management.
Also, you should be skilled at importing assets into Unity from DDC (Digital Content Creation) tools, prototyping scenes, working with lighting, and adding particles & effects. You must also possess experience in the full product development life cycle.
Furthermore, you should have knowledge of multi-platform development, including for VR and AR (XR) platforms before joining the programme.
Also, to be eligible for the Character Setup and Animation certification, you must complete the entire course successfully.
What you will learn
When you reach the end of the course, you will be proficient in the following:
- Creating effects and importing assets for the character
- Using Unity’s Collaborative service for efficacious version control
- Using Unity’s Animator Controller to animate the character
- Utilising Unity’s Cinemachine system to make a procedural camera to follow the character’s movements
Step 1 – Visit the official course website.
Step 2 – Tap the ‘Enroll for Free’ button. A signup window will appear.
Step 3 – You can sign up with your email by clicking the ‘Join for Free’ button. Or, you can sign in using your Facebook or Google ID.
Step 4 – A popup window will open after registration is complete. You can either tap the ‘Start Free Trial button or choose the ‘Audit the course’ option to enroll in the Character Setup and Animation programme. You need to provide payment details in case you choose the free trial option.
Filling the form
There is no application form to fill for getting admission to the Character Setup and Animation course by Coursera. You just have to reach the course page on Coursera’s website and sign up for an account to enroll. For signing up, you'll need to provide your username and email ID.
Week 1: Setting Up a Character Controller
Week 2: Creating the Player Animator Controller
- Challenge 2 – Creating the player animator controller
- Solution 2 Part 1 – Creating the Player Animator Controller
- Solution 2 Part 2 – Creating the Player Animator Controller
Week 3: Creating the Player Camera
- Challenge 3 – Creating the Player Camera
- Solution 3 - Creating the Player Camera
Week 4: Working with Collaborate
- Challenge 4 – Working with Collaborate
- Solution 4 – Working with Collaborate
Week 5: Final Project
You can apply for a scholarship to pay for the Character Setup and Animation certificate experience. Simply click on the ‘Financial aid available’ button provided on the course page. Then, you will reach the application form after agreeing to Coursera’s terms.
Complete the form by entering the required details and submit it. Coursera typically takes around 15 days to review your application and get back to you.
How it helps
The Character Setup and Animation programme by Coursera is a 100% online course that offers you a self-paced learning experience. The deadlines are flexible so you can complete the material at your convenience.
Also, you can get a Character Setup and Animation certificate in digital format after the course ends. You can easily share the e-certificate on LinkedIn and attract better job opportunities.
Unity Technologies offer this course.
Joy Horvath, Instructional Designer at Unity EDU will be your instructor.
The programme has approximately nine hours of content.
Yes, you can join the course without paying anything.
You will have to pay Rs. 5,828 per month, after the 7-day free trial access ends.
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