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Developers of LOTRO, Standing Stone Games, Is Looking For a Character Artist

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Poorna Shankar Posted:
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Do you have what it takes to be a Character Artist for LOTRO devs Standing Stone Games?

The publisher, Daybreak, has posted a job listing for a character artist position for Standing Stone Games.

“Standing Stone Games is looking for a talented 3D Character Artist to assist with production on its two MMO franchises, Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online. This role calls for an artist who is versatile at creating character related assets, as well as conceptualizing character assets and creatures, in a range of styles.”

The requirements include industry experience and proficiency with software like Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop, Substance Painter, 3D Coat. Responsibilities include:

  • Model, texture, and integrate characters, weapons, and props.
  • Ability to adhere to and work within an established art style.
  • Advanced knowledge of human and animal anatomy.
  • Understanding of rigging and animation, pertaining to games to ensure proper edge flow and deformation.
  • Collaborate with multiple disciplines of the development team (Animation, Tech Art, Design, Engineers.)

The position is open in Needham, MA. If you have what it takes, feel free to apply at the link above.


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.