Architectural Photographer - Washington, D.C.

CoStar Group - Washington, DC3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $49,000 - $66,000 a year
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Job Description




CoStar Group is the number one place for marketing and information on Commercial Real Estate. Fortune Magazine recently named CoStar Group in the top 100 fastest growing companies in the world!

As an Architectural Photographer, you will be providing high quality photographs, drone videos/still images, and Steadicam videos on the most important commercial buildings in your region. Owners and Brokers rely on CoStar, LoopNet and Apartments.com to provide high quality media to best market their properties to Tenants and Investors. As our Architectural Photographer, you will be at the heart of the commercial real estate industry, capturing high quality images that enable our clients to make informed high impact business decisions. With 24 million people visiting CoStar’s websites each month, every day your images will help our client’s best market their properties.

Core Responsibilities:
Professional and effective communication with clients during all aspects of the media shoot including scheduling, set up and on site.
Provide professional quality photography and video on assigned commercial properties in your assigned region.
Produce interior photography using existing light sources as well as lighting systems when necessary.
Create visually appealing and technically sound video with both Drones, Steadicams, and other tools.
Utilize time of day, time of season and location based decisions on when to best photograph the exterior of commercial buildings.
Edit all photography and video in a timely fashion resulting in a completed project.
Continued learning and development of your craft, including staying up-to-date on new techniques and technology.

Successful Architectural Photography candidates will:
Have a minimum of 5 years practical experience as an Architectural Photographer
Have a full understanding of best practices for Architectural Photography, demonstrating artistic vision and creativity
Capture and edit beautiful interior and exterior property videos and photos
Be an experienced Drone Photographer with a FAA Part 107 License/Certification
Demonstrate full understanding of manual camera settings and lighting (natural and studio)
Demonstrate expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, IE: PhotoShop, Lightroom, Bridge, Premiere Pro, Capture One
Be knowledgeable of MAC OS and MS Office
Enjoy challenges of photographing commercial buildings in cityscapes, understand the challenges and work to find creative solutions
Be able to develop strong personal relationships with key contacts at assigned companies
Manage multiple responsibilities, changing priorities, and excel in a fast-paced environment without missing deadlines
Demonstrate an interest in the commercial real estate industry

Applicant Requirements:
Bachelors’ degree or higher in; Photography, Fine Art, Film/Media and/or Videography
Portfolio Review (architectural photographs and drone videos required)
Be an experienced Drone Photographer with a FAA Part 107 License/Certification
Travel may be required each quarter
Permanent US work authorization

Position Benefits:
Career advancement through several avenues based on professional goals
Generous medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
401k plan with company match and an employee stock purchase plan
Company vehicle provided for business use



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing