Cacheflowe is Justin Gitlin

Justin Gitlin, a.k.a. Cacheflowe (/ˈkaSH ˌflō/), is an independent creative coder, musician and multimedia artist based in Denver, Colorado, USA. His disciplines have increasingly intertwined after spending two decades in parallel worlds of software development, music and multimedia production. Justin has built video games, interactive installations, web sites and mobile apps for clients like Nike, Google, and the Denver Art Museum. His work has been covered by major media outlets like NPR, Buzzfeed, and Communication Arts Magazine, and has received awards from the FWA, Awwwards and The One Club, among others. As a genre-crossing musician, Cacheflowe has released music and shared the stage with innovative artists like Amon Tobin, Ulrich Schnauss, DJ Olive, Machinedrum, Dizzee Rascal and Nels Cline. As a visual artist, Justin creates algorithmic designs for print, apparel, physical products, music videos, art installations and brand design. His visual collaborations have been shown at the Denver Art Museum, the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Dateline and Monkeytown 4. Justin was a co-founding partner of Mode Set, Ello, OhHeckYeah and Plastic Sound Supply.

Curriculum Vitae

Select Clients

  • Airwalk
  • Arrow
  • Audi
  • Base Directory
  • Callaway
  • Capital One
  • Coca-Cola
  • Colorado Lottery
  • Continental
  • Copper Mountain
  • Dell
  • Denver Art Museum
  • Denver Botanic Gardens
  • Gaia
  • Google Creative Lab
  • Intercom
  • Kalisher
  • KGNU
  • LAIKA
  • MCA Denver
  • Museum of Boulder
  • Nike
  • The North Face
  • Northeastern University
  • Oakley
  • Palmer Snowboards
  • Qdoba
  • Reebok
  • Sony Pictures
  • Vans
  • Verizon

Agency Partners

  • Astound
  • Cactus
  • DDB
  • Display Devices
  • Ebb+Flow Creative
  • Enjoy The Weather
  • Factory Design Labs
  • Fear Not Agency
  • Futuristic Films
  • Guiceworks
  • Hovercraft Studio
  • Karsh/Hagan
  • Latenight Weeknight
  • Legwork Studio
  • Made Movement
  • Math Times Joy
  • Mode Set
  • SPILLT
  • Weiden+Kennedy

Cultural Partners

  • Audiopixel
  • AIGA Colorado
  • Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Breckenridge Creative Arts
  • Colorado History Museum
  • Colorado Rockies
  • Colorado Symphony
  • Denver Art Museum
  • Denver International Airport
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • Downtown Denver Partnership
  • Ello
  • Flobots
  • Goldyn
  • KGNU
  • MCA Denver
  • Museum of Boulder
  • OhHeckYeah

Awards

Select press: Music

  • "visceral bass", "cerebral gymnastics"
    - Cyclic Defrost
  • "...chopped 8-bit water of crunched electro-pop, glitch and mechanical funk."
    - Igloo Mag
  • "...like a doped-up Prefuse 73, sick of computer burps, or a safer Squarepusher with less quirk and more urban sass..."
    - XLR8R
  • "...a beat-driven, brain-warping and brilliantly creative sound."
    - Westword
  • "...blunted beats stuttering, slamming, and lurching through sixteen meticulously crafted constructions."
    - Textura
  • "...freeform ...genre-skewering nonchalance."
    - Igloo Mag
  • "...[CacheFlowe's] flurry of dense, experimental, mind-fucking glitch and thump."
    - Westword
  • "...convulsive boom-bap..."
    - Textura
  • "someone is going to make a mint ripping him off someday"
    - Westword

Guest Teaching & Workshops

  • Boulder Digital Works
  • gSchool
  • Northeastern University
  • University of Denver
  • University of Colorado, Denver
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Metro State (Denver) / Center for Visual Art
  • Turing

Speaking & Presentations

  • Google I/O
  • TWF
  • ConvergeSE
  • Dinosaur.js
  • Geekend
  • Develop Denver
  • Center for Integrated Arts Education (CIEA)
  • Full Stack Denver
  • TEDxMileHigh
  • Denver Startup Week
  • Refresh Denver
  • Pecha Kucha Denver
  • AIGA Buzz
  • General Assembly

Interviews & Articles

Employment

  • Cacheflowe, LLC
    Independent Creative Developer
    August 2016 - present
  • Mode Set
    Director + Developer
    June 2011 – August 2016
  • Factory Design Labs
    Director of UI Development
    July 2005 - June 2011
  • 3Si Holdings
    Software Developer
    July 2003 - June 2005
  • Clevermedia
    Game Developer
    June 2000 - September 2001

Education

  • University of Denver
    B.A. Computer Science
    B.A. Digital Media Studies
    Minor: General Business
    1998 - 2002