Trainer, Photography and Videography

CoStar Group, US-VA Richmond

Work at CoStar Group

Trainer, Photography and Videography

Job Description

CoStar Group is the world’s leading provider of information and marketing solutions for the Commercial Real Estate industry. We are a NASDAQ listed company with a market cap of $30B. As a technology company, we are the trusted partner for all real estate professionals empowering many of the most well-respected landlords, development companies, brokerage firms, banks, lenders, investors, and government agencies. 


CoStar operates international marketplaces such as,,, and more. We are seeking a dynamic Trainer to create compelling and impactful training programs for our team of full-time photographers and videographers. Training categories will include but are not limited to:  


  • Photo and video capture strategies using digital cameras, gimbals, and other accessories 

  • Photo and video capture strategies using drones and other aerial imaging technology 

  • Post-processing fundamentals and advanced techniques 

  • Optimizing workflows and file management 

  • New trends in photography and cinematography 




  • Create effective training curricula leveraging in-person, virtual, and on-demand instruction strategies 

  • Deliver technical and business training programs to team members at all levels 

  • Work with internal and external subject matter experts (SME) to create and deliver select training modules 

  • Organize regional training sessions involving key team members 

  • Collect feedback from training participants in order to improve impact on future sessions  

  • Monitor effectiveness of training modules using individual and group results 

  • Work with customers to calibrate specific video needs 

  • Coordinate with vendors to integrate new technologies into workflows 

  • Develop and monitor training budget  

  • Stay attuned to photography and videography trends including new hardware and software technologies impacting the market and influencing consumer behavior 

  • Ability to travel globally 




  • Bachelor’s degree in photography, cinematography or similar 

  • 8+ years professional experience as a photographer and videographer 

  • 5+ years professional experience in post-processing; high-level proficiency in Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, and After Effects 

  • Proven photography and cinematography skills using various camera systems including a drone* 

  • Photography and videography experience with drones (UAV, UAS)* 

  • Current FAA part 107 certification 

  • A strong presence in front of a classroom including the ability to manage a classroom of adult students 

  • Self-starter with proven track record of taking ownership of projects  

  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, high-volume, deadline-driven environments  

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

  • Superior expertise in PowerPoint 

  • Experience with both Mac, PC, and mobile operating systems 



*Portfolio of photography and videography provided to include both exterior and interior property content. Portfolio should also include stunning drone photography and video. 




Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.  

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):  

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drugs  

  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance  

  • Commuter and parking benefits  

  • 401(K) retirement plans, with matching contributions  

  • Employee stock purchase plan  

  • Paid time off  

  • Tuition reimbursement  

  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks.  


Become part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:  


We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.  


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



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

About CoStar Group

CoStar Group is the leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets.

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