Cacheflowe is Justin Gitlin

Justin Gitlin, a.k.a. Cacheflowe (/ˈkaSH ˌflō/), is a creative coder, musician and multimedia artist based in Denver and Boston, 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 the New York Times, 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 an array of innovative artists like Amon Tobin, Ulrich Schnauss, Ladytron, Machinedrum, Dizzee Rascal, Daedelus, 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 and original concepts have been shown at museums like the Smithsonian and MCA Chicago, at immersive art experiences like Meow Wolf and WAVE Festival, and independent galleries like Dateline (Denver), Space Debris (Instanbul), and GO Gallery (Amsterdam). Justin was a co-founding partner of Mode Set, Ello, OhHeckYeah and Plastic Sound Supply, and currently serves as the Director of Technology at Hovercraft Studio.

Curriculum Vitae

Select Clients

  • Airwalk
  • Arrow
  • AT&T
  • Audi
  • Callaway
  • Capital One
  • Cobra
  • Coca-Cola
  • Colorado Lottery
  • Continental
  • Copper Mountain
  • Dell
  • Denver Art Museum
  • Denver Botanic Gardens
  • Gaia
  • Google Creative Lab
  • Hilton
  • Intercom
  • Jordan
  • Kalisher
  • KGNU
  • Levi's
  • Madame Tussaud's
  • MCA Denver
  • Museum of Boulder
  • Nike
  • The North Face
  • Oakley
  • Palmer Snowboards
  • Pepsi
  • Qdoba
  • Reebok
  • Sendgrid
  • Sony Pictures
  • Vans
  • Verizon

Agency Partners

  • Astound
  • Bednark
  • Cactus
  • DDB
  • Display Devices
  • Enjoy The Weather
  • Futuristic Films
  • Hovercraft Studio
  • Karsh/Hagan
  • Latenight Weeknight
  • Legwork Studio
  • Made Movement
  • Math Times Joy
  • Reddymade
  • rEvolution
  • TWBA
  • Wasserman
  • Weiden+Kennedy

Art & Cultural Partners

  • Audiopixel
  • AIGA Colorado
  • Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Breckenridge Creative Arts
  • Breck Music
  • Chicago MCA
  • Colorado History Museum
  • Colorado Rockies
  • Colorado Symphony
  • Denver Art Museum
  • Denver Botanic Gardens
  • Denver International Airport
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • Denver Theater District
  • Downtown Denver Partnership
  • Ello
  • Flobots
  • Goldyn
  • KGNU
  • MCA Denver
  • Museum of Boulder
  • Night Lights Denver
  • Northeastern University
  • OhHeckYeah
  • Smithsonian Institute


Select press: Music

  • "visceral bass", "cerebral gymnastics"
    - Cyclic Defrost
  • "...chopped 8-bit water of crunched electro-pop, glitch and mechanical funk."
    - Igloo Mag
  • " 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

Teaching & Workshops

  • Boulder Digital Works
  • gSchool
  • Metro State (Denver) / Center for Visual Art
  • Northeastern University
  • University of Denver
  • University of Colorado, Boulder :: ATLAS & CMCI
  • University of Colorado, Denver
  • Turing
  • University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts

Speaking & Presentations

Interviews & Articles


  • Hovercraft Studio
    Director of Technology
    April 2021 - present
  • 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


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

Select Quotes

  • "I've never seen Justin miss a deadline."
  • "He is just very pro and knows what he needs and can deliver."
  • "I can always rely on Justin to follow through on his commitments."
  • "He is the king of managing multiple projects!"
  • "Justin is an undeniable expert in the field of creative tech. I feel very lucky to work with him."
  • "[Justin] shows interest, listens well, is patient, and is generous with his time and his attitudes toward others."