For aspiring game developers
This certification is designed for future game developers who want to showcase their mastery of core Unity skills and concepts to obtain their first professional Unity role. Successful exam takers have a background in computer science or are self-taught Unity hobbyists who have a solid grasp of the skills required to become a Unity game developer.
- Can build complex games using C# in Unity
- Have previously built a game for publication
- Possess a solid understanding of end-to-end game production
- Confident iterating with prototypes, debugging, and solving programming challenges
What’s on the exam?
You can expect to see questions across these topics:
- Asset management
- Employment preparedness
- Game art principles
- Game design principles
- Industry awareness
- Materials and effects
- Project management
Learn and practice
Prepare with courseware, an extensive and robust guide to learning Unity and game development by following the production of a working game from concept through to publication. The Unity Certified Associate courseware gives you a structured, self-study program that includes 20 chapters of video-rich learning content (199 videos, approximately 19 hours) and all game project exercise files and assets for a hands-on learning experience.
Find the right certification to meet your needs. Check out Unity’s full suite of Certifications across four difficulty levels and specialization tracks ranging from Programmer to Artist.
These entry-level certifications validate your foundational skills in Unity and ability to create interactive, real-time 3D experiences.
Certified User: Artist (coming December 2020)
Certified User: VR Developer (coming December 2020)
Stand out from the crowd with a certification designed for creators with a portfolio of Unity projects ready to apply for their first professional Unity role.
Certified Associate: Game Developer (this certification)
Certified Associate: Programmer (coming February 2021)
Certified Associate: Artist (coming February 2021)
Validate your expert-level skills and mastery of advanced Unity concepts.
Certified Expert: Programmer (coming September 2020)