Awards & Recognition


Kyle Trotter

Brand Leader | Creative Team Builder | Data & Strategy

Toronto, ON | 

AWARDS & Nominations 

Telly Awards W3 Marketing Awards Applied Arts 

Professional Summary


Results-oriented digital marketing native with over 15+ years of strong leadership in creative transformation, driving brand growth and developing impactful GTM strategies. 



Creative Direction Production  ✔ Content Strategy  ✔ Studio Design
✔ Product Management  Brand & Strategy   ✔ Acquisition  ✔ Partnership Management 
✔ Team Building  ✔ Partnership Management  ✔ Data Analytics ✔ Vendor Relationships 


Career Highlights 

Creative Direction: Led over 30+ global campaigns, having won and been nominated for over 11+ international awards. 

Staff Management: 10+ years of technical team building and management.

Product Development: Contributed to the product design of multiple million-dollar web2 and 3 product launches.

Brand Development: Managed multiple global brands valued at 9-figures. 



Global Head of Creative Production, Rivalry, Toronto CA | April 2022 – Present 

  • Led global brand and digital marketing initiatives resulting in a 25% increase in brand revenue and a 30% boost in digital engagement metrics.
  • Coached and empowered a global team, resulting in a 40% rise in creative output and a 50% increase in productivity.
  • Engineered and implemented pioneering content initiatives that drove a 35% revenue growth and a 20% increase in market penetration.
  • Synchronized and optimized partnership contracts globally, leading to a 15% enhancement in brand collaborations and improved market positioning.

Head of Brand & Creative, Nutra Holdings, Toronto CA | June 2020 – April 2022

  • Spearheaded content and marketing operations, increasing revenue from 25M to 55M in just 18 months through innovative brand and content strategies.
  • Crafted compelling narratives focused on brand identity, leading to a significant boost in brand loyalty among audiences.
  • Mentored and nurtured creative talent, resulting in a dynamic workforce proficient in navigating the digital landscape and adapting to market changes effectively.

Director of Brand & Creative, Shutterstock, Montreal CA | May – 2017 – June 2020

  • Directed and transformed creative content marketing initiatives, resulting in a 35% cost savings and generating tens of millions in revenue.
  • Spearheaded successful product launches with Go-To-Market strategies, consistently surpassing performance metrics.
  • Collaborated with internal and external partners to curate a top-tier content library, leading to a notable enhancement in brand reputation and market presence.

Creative Director, Bread & Circus, Toronto CA | January 2016 – May 2017

  • Led partnerships and brand activities, yielding a 40% revenue growth and 25% ROI for clients.
  • Collaborated on award-winning content with industry leaders, boosting engagement by 50% and brand loyalty by 20%.
  • Oversaw digital product creation and branded content development, increasing customer engagement by 30% and brand loyalty by 15%.

Art Director, Union Adverstings, Toronto CA | June 2014 – January 2016

  • Spearheaded creative content, boosting brand recognition by 25% and engagement by 30%.
  • Led in-house studio development, cutting project time by 40% and enhancing design quality.

On-Air Promotions. Corus Entertainment, Toronto CA | January 2013 – June 2014

  • Instrumental in supporting marketing & brand programs, leading to the prestigious “Best Local Newscast” award.
  • Spearheaded on-air marketing efforts for Global News nightly broadcasts, resulting in a measurable increase in audience engagement and viewership.

Copywriter / Integrated Producer,  Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Boulder/ Los Angeles 

June 2009 – January 2013

  • Contributed to agency recognition as “Advertising Agency of the Decade.”
  • Crafted engaging content for global brands, resonating worldwide.
  • Managed successful integrated campaigns for top-tier brands.