Associate Architectural Photographer - Detroit, MI

CoStar Group, US-MI Detroit

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Associate Architectural Photographer - Detroit, MI

Job Description



CoStar Group offers an expansive set of global real estate information platforms as well as heavily trafficked real estate marketplaces such as,, and CoStar delivers real-time, verified real estate data and media that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart decisions. By combining the power of CoStar’s independent research organization – the industry’s largest – with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence. 
We are now looking for an Associate Architectural Photographer who will create high quality, creative photos and videos using DSLR cameras, drones, gimbals and other state-of-the-art equipment.  Residential renters and homebuyers and commercial real estate owners, investors, and agents rely on CoStar to provide high-quality media to market their properties and to learn about opportunities. With 24 million people visiting CoStar’s websites each month, every day your media will drive transactions. 


  • Provide professional quality photography and video on assigned commercial properties in your assigned region
  • Produce interior photography using available light sources as well as lighting systems when necessary
  • Create visually appealing and technically sound video with such tools as cameras, drones, gimbals, and sliders
  • Utilize time of day, time of season and location-based decisions on when to best photograph the exterior of commercial buildings
  • Professional and effective communication with clients during all aspects of the media shoot including scheduling, and on-site execution
  • 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


  • High School Diploma required
  • 2+ years practical photography and videography experience as an Architectural Photographer or Real Estate Photographer
  • 1+ years experience as a Drone Photographer
  • Portfolio Review: Submit your portfolio of photos and videos which will include a selection of architectural, real estate, and exterior lifestyle media (exterior and interior photographs, videos, and drone media required)
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite:, IE: Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro or similar
  • Full understanding of manual camera settings and lighting
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, IE: Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro
  • Experience using MAC OS and MS Office 
  • FAA Part 107 Certification required 


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience functioning autonomously in the field while achieving key performance and quality indicators
  • Ability to develop strong personal relationships with key contacts at assigned companies
  • Proven success managing multiple responsibilities, changing priorities, and excel in a fast-paced environment without missing deadlines
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication, as well as organizational skills

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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