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VR Developer
Demonstrate that you’re beginning to specialize within the real-time ecosystem, creating virtual reality experiences with Unity.
Start the road toward becoming a VR developer

Start the road toward becoming a VR developer

This certification is designed for anyone who has foundational skills in both Unity and C# programming. With this certification, you can show postsecondary programs and employers that you’ve taken your first step toward mastering the foundations of creating VR experiences with Unity.


  • Passed the Unity Certified User: Programmer exam
  • Able to design and develop VR experiences in games, apps, and other programs within Unity
  • Able to analyze ergonomic considerations in regards to VR
  • Understand the importance of scale in a VR project
  • Understand key features of spatial audio and how it is utilized in VR
What’s on the exam?
VR Project Setup
  • Implement package management to enable VR
  • Configure project settings according to VR platform requirements
  • Determine the appropriate rendering pipeline
  • Identify appropriate Unity object scale
  • Understand Unity VR best practices for UI
  • Determine the components needed for a user to physically manipulate objects
  • Understand types of head tracking and degrees of movement in VR equipment
  • Apply appropriate locomotion techniques
  • Explain the use of spatialized sound and how to implement it
  • Given a scenario, determine how to optimize a texture
  • Identify the effect of poly count on runtime
  • Identity the effect of particles and visual effects on runtime
  • Identity the effect of lighting and shadows on runtime
  • Predict the effect of latency to the user experience
Learn and practice
Unity Learn platform

Advance your Unity skills with over 750 hours of free, on-demand learning content and live learning sessions. Check out the following courses on Unity Learn:


Learn to design and develop your own virtual reality (VR) applications with the Unity Certified User: VR Developer courseware.

Certified User VR Developer
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