Join the Staircase Photo & Video Team

Real Estate Photographer

Employment Type: Contractor

Job Description

Staircase Photo & Video is seeking to expand it’s team of digital photographers to cover all areas of the Northern Virginia, Maryland Suburbs and Washington, DC. This is a 1099 (Non-Employee) position with options for full time or part time work, however we are most interested in working with individuals who are would like to work 10-20 hours per week. The Photographer takes bracketed photos of homes listed for sale by our real estate agent customers.

Job Duties

  • Shoot anywhere from 1 to 2 properties per day.
  • Deliver consistently excellent images up to Staircase Photo & Video standards.
  • Process images on computer and upload to Staircase Photo & Video servers.
  • Additional opportunities and pay are available for shooting night photography, weekends and learning video shooting.


  • Very good photography skills and applied photographic knowledge.
  • Professional experience providing photography to customers.
  • Professional equipment: full frame DSLR (Nikon or Canon preferred), minimum 17mm lens.
  • Computer with Adobe Lightroom.
  • High speed Internet connection – emphasis on upload speeds.
  • Knowledge of the DC metro area.
  • Dependable vehicle to drive from property to property.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor and excellent customer service skills.
  • Self-starter with personal reliability and motivation to work independently.


  • Compensation options are by the shoot.

You Can Expect

  • A flexible schedule, including weekdays and weekends.
  • The freedom of working from home.
  • To spend the day away from a typical office setting.
  • To see the amazing properties in and around DC.
  • To meet some incredible clients.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain real world photography experience, learn from a proven process, enhance your photography skills, explore the city and earn a living in the process.

Next Steps: Send your resume and a couple sample photos that best represents your work to [email protected]

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