Matthew Gryskevich

Matthew Gryskevich

Arlington, VA, US




The Greener Side, Landscape Architect | Assistant Production Manager

Design landscape plans | Estimate projects | Develop production schedule | Designed digital plant catalog | Attend client meetings | Create proposals | Manage work crews | Order project materials.

Sep 2011 - current

Franco Landscaping, Landscape Foreman

Implemented and supervised installation of plans | Interacted with clients and Landscape Architects | Managed communication of project progression | Completed project reports and work orders | Purchased project materials | Organized tools and worksites.

May 2011 - Sep 2011

All Outdoors, Inc., Landscape Architect Intern

Produced site plans and planting plans | Managed and supervised multiple work crews | Developed Bid Proposals | Scheduled Bids and Jobs | Responsible for placing material orders | Selected plants | Contacted clients | Worked on construction crews.

May 2010 - Aug 2010

West Virginia University, Landscape Architecture Teacher's Assistant

Guided students through design solutions | Evaluated and critiqued projects | Interacted with students with desk crits | Presented learning material | Explained project guidelines | Produced base maps.

Jan 2010 - May 2010

Cutters Care, Co-Owner and Operator

Established private lawn and landscape business | Maintained 70 residential lawn accounts | Designed and built multiple landscape projects | Managed account records and billing information | Developed weekly agenda | Responsible for multiple work crews | Purchased and maintained equipment | interacted with clients on daily basis.

Mar 2004 - May 2010


West Virginia University, Bachelors, Landscape Architecture

4 year ASLA accredited Landscape Architecture program. Beyond the 136 hour requirements, I took GIS courses, one being a Master's level course offered to undergraduate student's who were interested.

WVU LA students begin their professional studies in Landscape Architecture developing drafting, graphic, and computer skills applicable to a variety of design problems. Upon conclusion of the sophomore year, students are required to submit representative examples of their work as a condition for progressing into the final two years of the program. During the third year, students develop planting design and construction skills while the design sequence simultaneously introduces problems ranging from small-scale to regional contexts in recreation, housing, conservation and urban development.

Examples of core courses include but are not limited to landscape architectural drawing, computer graphics in landscape architecture, landscape construction materials and methods, planting design, natural systems design and regional design.

Finally, senior year comprised of more urban contexts and finished with a semester long group "Senior Project" that required several phases of analyzing and design.

Aug 2007 - May 2010


2011 Foundation Outstanding Senior, Other

Award given to top 35 students in all of the 2011 graduating class. Consideration for this award was based an application requiring several essay, academic performance, and involvement at WVU.


2011 Davis College-Division of Resource Management Outstanding Senior, 1st Place

Award given to top student in the Davis College Division of Resource Management. This award is based on academic performance and teacher recommendation.


"PRT:Connect" Design Competition, 3rd Place

National competition to redesign the Walnut PRT station located in Morgantown, WV. Design was presented to investors at a dinner ceremony.


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