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Position Name: Photographer / Videographer 

Classification: Subcontractor

Compensation: Commissions* and Profit Sharing Bonuses

*Additional shoots and commissions are available to photographers with drone license and CR video training completion

Reports to: Operations Manager and Creative Director



Photograph houses, buildings, interiors, and other subjects as needed, in Chattanooga and surrounding areas, for use in marketing materials. Produce photos that will primarily be used to market the sale of homes, as well as portfolio purposes for builders, designers, and architects.



  • Determine project goals, locations, and equipment needs by studying order details and consulting with the operations manager prior to arriving on site for shoot.

  • Test equipment prior to use to ensure that it is in good working order.

  • Perform maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment working properly. Access to backup equipment including camera and drone is preferred.

  • Use digital cameras, along with a variety of equipment, such as tripods and filters.

  • Determine desired images and picture composition, selecting and adjusting subjects, equipment, and lighting to achieve desired effects.

  • Adjust apertures, shutter speeds, and camera focus according to a combination of factors, such as lighting, field depth, subject motion and film speed.

  • Estimate or measure light levels, distances, and numbers of exposures needed.

  • Transfer photographs and cull raw files to computers for upload delivery.

  • Send “daily report” to Operations Manager, Finance Director, Creative Director, and Editor at the end of each shift, no later than 7 pm EST. 

  • Update commission spreadsheet daily.

  • Attend weekly team meetings




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform satisfactorily to the standards of Creative Revolver. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Equipment -  Photographer / Videographer is responsible for supplying their own equipment and tools

  • Transportation - Reliable transportation is required.

  • Education and / or experience - High school diploma, portfolio covering 2 years of photo/video experience in any genre, valid FAA drone license (or willingness to obtain license within 90 days of employment). Real estate photography experience is preferred, but not required.


Physical Demands:

The photographer / videographer is regularly required to:


  • Sit 

  • Use hands to manipulate equipment

  • Talk and hear

  • Stand 

  • Walk and reach with hands and arms 

  • Safely lift and/or move items up to 30 pounds. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. 



Work Environment:

The photographer / videographer is occasionally exposed to: 

  • Various interior environments, ranging from vacant and staged properties to occupied and unprepared/unclean properties

  • Outside weather conditions 

  • Exterior land conditions, including hiking through natural areas and muddy or unmowed areas 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

  • Exposure to household odors, pet hair/dander

  • Exposure to construction sites, sawdust, and building materials



Work Schedule:

Based on contractor’s availability, schedule is determined by Operations Manager, seasonal demand, and client requests*. Shoots are normally scheduled between the hours of 8am-5pm, however sunrise and sunset shoots are occasionally scheduled. 

*Schedule prioritization will be given to team members with full-time availability and full photo/video package offerings (training and approval for the following services: photo, drone, walkthrough video, twilights).




To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

  • Design - Demonstrates attention to detail. Must be able to read and execute off design and construction plans

  • Creative Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. 

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments

  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values.

  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.  

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Has consistent availability; Gives sufficient notice to Operations Manager for time off or changes in availability; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to feedback; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to atypical hours of work when necessary to reach goals (i.e. extended travel, twilight shoots, short deadlines); Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Let’s Work Together

Please send email and portfolio to our Operations Manager, Autumn, at

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