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CoStar Realty Information, Inc. Associate Architectural Photographer - Long Island, NY in New York, New York

Associate Architectural Photographer - Long Island, NY

Job Description


CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. 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.

The Research team is the heart of CoStar, capturing market-critical information that enables our commercial real estate clients to make informed, high impact business decisions daily. CoStar Group’s research contributes to the most important segment of our economy, helping businesses open offices, retail stores, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities. CoStar Group is seeking an Architectural Photographer to join our growing research organization.

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 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.


  • 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 (FAA Part 107 License/Certification required prior to hire)

  • Demonstrate proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite:, IE: Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro or similar

  • Candidates are required to submit portfolio of work supporting above listed experience

  • Full understanding of best practices for Architectural Photography, demonstrating artistic vision and creativity

  • Demonstrate a full understanding of manual camera settings and lighting (flash and ambient)

  • Be knowledgeable of MAC OS and MS Office

  • Repetitive and frequent standing, seeing, sitting, walking, and driving up to eight hours per day

  • Holding five pounds in one hand for five minutes (photography and videography)

  • Repetitive hand and arm movements needed to type and write

  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, lifting, twisting and carrying are necessary to perform job functions

  • Must be able to work on computer and or mobile devices from vehicle throughout workday

  • Will be exposed to both vehicle noise and possible car exhaust

  • Ability to conduct job duties outside in various weather conditions each day

  • Ability to travel up to one week per month


  • 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


Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace;, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


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 Drug

  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance

  • Commuter and parking benefits

  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

Be 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 seeks information for job applications from candidates in the Canada through only the following channels:

  • The CoStar Group website

  • Via email to/from addresses using only the CoStar domain of “”

  • Screening and interaction by telephone and through the Microsoft Teams or Zoom platforms

Be aware that:

  • CoStar does not use Wire, Google Hangouts, or any other platform for any recruitment related activities

  • Disregard any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with CoStar via any other means and/or using email addresses with any other domain

  • CoStar will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with the company

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

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.

CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. CoStar data powers the $17 trillion world of real estate – delivering the sale, lease, property, tenant, contact, reporting and industry information that makes connections happen. We help our clients make smart investments and decisions. Eighty-three percent of the nation’s commercial real estate transactions involve a CoStar subscriber, and the top 95% of the leading 1,000 brokerage firms use CoStar to inform their decisions.

We also help create lasting experiences through our family of marketplaces. In addition to CoStar, CoStar Group brands and marketplaces include LoopNet,, BizBuySell, and Lands of America – collectively attracting more than 25 million monthly unique visitors. The Network is the nation’s #1 most visited apartment listing network, with 45 million monthly visits, allowing renters to find their perfect homes. connects landowners to their perfect properties, spots and open spaces. BizBuySell allows small business owners to bring their dreams to life. And LoopNet connects investors, sellers and brokers with clients who fall in love with their properties.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Toronto, Canada with a staff of approximately 3,700 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization.

CoStar is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CoStar is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 1-855-840-1715 or by sending an email to .