About Digital Hot Sauce

We take results seriously

Why Digital Hot
Sauce Exists

Whether you’re a digital marketing whiz or you don’t know your SEO from your CTR, you just want to see a return on  your investment.

We know, because we’ve been there.

We were running a couple of start-ups, and we couldn’t find a single marketer who cared about our growth. We ate through our marketing budget and had nothing to show for it.

Finally, we got fed up with feeling ripped off. And we started the agency we needed.


To make marketing more effective for everyone.

Partnership Approach

We're genuine. People trust and like us. And we always follow through and do what we say we're going to.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

We work hard and smart every day. We find a way with innovation and creativity.

Commitment to Deliver Value

We’re committed to getting it right. We’re not afraid to admit when we’re wrong

We care about:

Meaningful Work

We focus on work that engages the head and the heart

Mastery

We’re good at what we do, and we never stop learning and improving.

Mutual Care

We care about one another and the world around us.

Margin

We embrace efficiency and profitability to support a lifestyle of rest, work, and celebration.

Memories & Adventure

We have fun!

We’re genuinely nice people.

Kyle Harms

Kyle Harms

CEO

Kyle is a marketing strategist with a background in working with non-profit organizations, tourism and hospitality, and service-based businesses. Kyle’s uniquely humble and lovable qualities matched with sharp strategic leadership make him an easy leader to follow as our CEO. He loves connecting with people and solving complex problems. While he’s always focused on the bigger picture, Kyle is a highly technical digital marketer focused on finding solutions that will actually drive value. He loves spending his spare time playing with his dog, starting businesses, and exploring the world.

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Reuben Zuidhof

Co-Founder / CFO

Reuben started his first business in 2007, and now has 3 under his belt. He takes his visionary partners’ ideas and puts tracks on them. He loves pretty much everything that has to do with people and won’t shy away from asking you some hard questions about your business because making order out of chaos somehow brings him satisfaction. On the side he makes some hard cider that has become known as Zuider which will sneak up on you if you’re not careful.
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Scot Sustad

Co-Founder & Strategist

Scot is a 5x start-up entrepreneur with a passion for marketing products and services that make the world better. He is a creative thinker and digital problem solver that constantly stretches our partners and team to think bigger and creatively! He is obsessed with providing real value and has little patience for fluff or inaction. His entrepreneurial experience and ability to think creatively help our clients discover unique opportunities. When not working on Hot Sauce projects, he is focused on mentoring young leaders and building community in Vancouver.
Karley Carpenter

Karley Carpenter

Director of People & Accounts

Karley is a seasoned account manager with a background in project management, marketing (both digital + traditional media), and graphic design. She loves connecting with clients, determining goals, and creating plans to get projects off the ground and running. When she’s not obsessing over marketing ideas, you can find Karley exploring the great outdoors, petting every dog within arm’s reach, or bingeing the latest crime series on Netflix.
Janice Chow

Janice Chow

Director, Marketing Operations

Janice is passionate about collaborating with companies to identify and implement digital strategies for differentiating their value proposition, improving their web presence and growing their business online. Outside of digital marketing, Janice is an avid foodie and board game geek.
Candice MacAulay

Candice MacAulay

Head of Strategy

Candice is a digital marketer, an entrepreneur, and a writer. She’s been in marketing for almost 15 years and works on everything from paid social to email marketing, to content and SEO strategies. Her claim to fame is contributing to an anthology that hit the USA Today Bestseller list.
Hayley Betteride

Hayley Betteride

Account Manager

Hayley is an enthusiastic digital marketer with a background in account management and content creation. She has a passion for working with people and developing innovative strategies to drive results. When she’s not putting pen to paper, Hayley can be found balancing on a paddleboard or on figure skates.
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Patrick Watson

Performance Marketing Specialist

Patrick is an industrious marketer with an aptitude for combining creative and strategic thinking. He loves to bring the art and science of marketing together to deliver successful campaigns for clients. He brings a unique skill set from his broad experience working in digital. Outside of work, Patrick loves exploring the beautiful sights of BC and enjoying a beer or two from local craft breweries.
Gary Yeung

Gary Yeung

Jr. Digital Strategist

Gary is a digital marketer who’s passionate in bringing brands to life. Whether it’s a small or a big business, he will take the time to deeply understand the story and purpose of the brand, and develop strategies that will bring success beyond the bottom line. Outside of work, his hobbies include music, cooking really spicy food, watching soccer, and going for walks in nature.
Shreya Shah

Shreya Shah

Content Marketing Specialist

Shreya, our content specialist, becomes deeply invested in learning about the story behind each brand. She combines her love for digital media and storytelling to help create content to further amplify a brand’s story and purpose. When she’s not at work, you can find her scouting the city for new restaurants and cafes, or listening to some live music.
Ashley Juana

Ashley Juana

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Ashley is a passionate marketer who believes in the power of storytelling. She loves to be challenged to think “outside the box” and use her creative and strategic ideas to learn and adapt. Outside of work, you’ll find her exploring nature trails with her dog or cafe hopping in search of the city’s best pastries.
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Catherine Watson

Marketing Coordinator & Graphic Designer

Catherine is a graphic designer and production artist coming from the IT industry. Often referred to as a controlled creative because of her love of layout and structure; design needs to make sense in order for the message to be effective. Catherine has a strong passion for problem-solving through all things digital and design. During downtime, you can find her keeping up with design trends, toying with new computer applications, going for nature walks, and trying out the multitude of food and drink spots Vancouver has to offer.
Sarah William

Sarah William

General Accountant

Sarah has a passion for numbers, clarity and teamwork. She holds a Masters degree in Finance and is currently pursuing her CPA designation. She uses her expertise to streamline accounting operations at Digital Hot Sauce. Outside of work, she travels, learns French, hosts dinner parties or gets lost in a good book.
Joshua McFaul

Joshua McFaul

Web Developer

Joshua is an avid front-end web developer with a focus on crafting beautifully responsive, scalable experiences on the web. Coming from a role in IT and Desktop Support, his problem-solving ability applies well to the ever-shifting landscape of website development. Joshua has been known to spontaneously break out in song (and consequently works remotely a lot of the time).
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Maybe You?

If this sounds like you...

● I'm emotionally intelligent. 
● I'm gritty and resourceful.
● I do what I say.
● I can prove results.
● I'm all in.
● I'm fun.

Apply today!

Lilo

Lilo

Office Support

One of our four-legged colleagues. Lilo can be often found sleeping throughout the office. When she isn't sleeping, she is looking for some cuddles or wiggling to get attention.