51 - 100 employees
No outside funding
B2B
Development & Interactive Agencies
IoT
Mobile

Cantina Company Overview

Cantina Consulting is a strategic design and development agency in Boston, MA that helps organizations harness the power of design and technology to create experiences that matter. With expertise in product and service design, experience strategy, mobile and web development, and delivery enablement, Cantina is a trusted partner for Fortune 500 companies and high-growth startups in all major industries. Cantina works with some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, collaborating on projects in health & life science, Fintech, sports innovation, AR/VR, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Cantina will help you find opportunities for innovation and growth, as well as design, develop, and deliver digital products and services that improve people's lives and enhance the human experience.

Jobs at Cantina

 
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What are you about? You’re an established technical leader who still writes code every day. You have deep expertise in iOS, Android or React Native, but you thrive on variety. You’re eager to work in emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. You enjoy solving challenging problems alongside smart coworkers. You’re a pragmatic expert and an inspiring teacher with a reputation for making those around you successful. We are looking for iOS and Android architects who can design and implement software systems that reach beyond phones and tablets.   What we’re about: ...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Location: Cantina’s office is in the Innovation District in downtown Boston, near South Station. Sometimes, our teams work from our clients’ locations. In those scenarios, you may work up to 3 days per week with your teammates from client offices within the greater Boston area. Skills: Proficiency in Swift and Xcode are required. You should be well-versed in git, understand branching strategies, and be generally familiar with scrum. Experience with connected app development and Bluetooth LE is a big plus. Web standards-based development skills, including...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
What we’re about Cantina is an award-winning strategic design and development agency based in Boston with expertise in digital design, mobile app and web development, IoT, connected devices, and experience strategy. We work with companies in all major industry sectors ranging from the Fortune 500 to high growth startups. Our clients include some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, and we are actively exploring and doing work with clients in a variety of exciting areas including health tech, fintech, sports tech, mixed reality, machine learning,...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
What we’re about Cantina is an award-winning strategic design and development agency based in Boston with expertise in digital design, custom mobile app and web development, IoT, connected devices, and experience strategy. We work with companies in all major industry sectors ranging from the Fortune 500 to high growth startups. Our clients include some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, and we are actively exploring and doing work with clients in a variety of exciting areas including health tech, fintech, sports tech, AR, VR, machine learning,...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
What we’re about Cantina is an award-winning strategic design and development agency based in Boston with expertise in digital design, mobile app and web development, IoT, connected devices, and experience strategy. We work with companies in all major industry sectors ranging from the Fortune 500 to high growth startups. Our clients include some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, and we are actively exploring and doing work in a variety of exciting areas including health & wellness, financial services, sports tech, AR & VR, and machine...
UX & Design
Boston
What are you about? You’re an established technical leader who still writes code every day. You have deep expertise in iOS, Android or React Native, but you thrive on variety. You’re eager to work in emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. You enjoy solving challenging problems alongside smart coworkers. You’re a pragmatic expert and an inspiring teacher with a reputation for making those around you successful. We are looking for iOS and Android architects who can design and implement software systems that reach beyond phones and tablets. What we’re about: Cantina...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Skills: Java 8+, JUnit, Spring, Hibernate, microservices, REST.   Desirable Skills: Docker, Spring Boot, Dropwizard   What are you about? You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like artificial intelligence. You’re a seasoned Java engineer who is also willing to branch out into other realms like native mobile development. You thrive on variety and seek out new technical challenges often. You’ve led project teams, and you enjoy mentoring. You hack on personal...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Desirable Skills: Docker, Spring Boot, Hibernate, Dropwizard   What are you about? You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like artificial intelligence. You’re a solid Java engineer who would love to branch out into other realms like native mobile development. You thrive on variety and seek out new technical challenges often. You like having fun while solving difficult problems alongside smart coworkers. You hack on video games or contribute to...
Software Engineering/QA
100 Summer St.
Boston, MA 02110

WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

At Cantina we’re more than coworkers; we’re a community. We frequently organize events and gatherings, from our TechBark dog-friendly event to our hands-on Spark meetups where we learn about connected devices together.

Many Cantinistas bring their hobbies and outside interests to work with them. We love to share our interests with each other, including photography, cooking, sound engineering, woodworking, and more. We believe that loving where we work is core to designing and building great products and services for our clients.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

Cantina is all about its people. To come up with game-changing ideas for our clients, we hire bright, talented, and enthusiastic people. We support them by providing competitive pay and benefits, an inclusive and affirming culture, and opportunities for accelerated career growth in a stimulating environment. We also get out of our peoples’ way so they can do their best work by limiting bureaucracy and a formal management structure; and fostering a rich learning environment where anyone can take the lead. Cantina encourages collaboration across the company and strives to make everyone feel included in its success.

QUALITY OF LIFE

We work hard and enjoy what we do. We also enjoy spending time with family and friends, and for this reason, we encourage all of our employees to live full and meaningful lives outside of work.

CANTINA VALUES

  • Be Humble
  • Ask Questions
  • Experiment Often
  • Fight Mediocrity
  • Help Others
  • Listen Carefully

Blog

May 21, 2019
Introducing Kotlin/Native Kotlin/Native is an interesting new product from JetBrains that allows developers to code native applications for Linux, MacOS, Windows, and other platforms using the Kotlin language. This is potentially a big deal. Kotlin’s profile is rising rapidly. But until now, it has been mostly associated with the JVM and JavaScript. With Kotlin/Native, you’ll be able to write stand-alone apps that run natively. This will be especially useful in applications where virtual ma...
May 19, 2019
Our clients look to us for guidance on becoming experience-driven, human-centered organizations. For Cantina, this means translating user research and business strategy into a long-term vision for our clients and their users. It’s also about creating touchpoints with uniquely desirable and superior outcomes in a way that’s difficult to replicate. Through our practice, we’ve uncovered a customizable playbook to kickstart that transformation. That’s why we created Experience Strategy meth...
May 7, 2019
Do you ever feel stuck when you are trying to solve a problem? Have you ever been in a brainstorming session that felt uninspired? Are you looking for a professional development or team building activity that is actually useful AND fun? Then, I would suggest trying a bad idea brainstorming workshop. It’s just like a normal brainstorm but with the worst ideas you can think of to solve your problem. What is a bad idea? Before you start brainstorming, it’s important to think about what makes ...
May 5, 2019
On April 25th, 2019, we hosted the inaugural event for the Service Design Network Boston Chapter at our new downtown office. Krista Siniscarco, Director of Experience Strategy & Research at Cantina led a panel discussion on creating effective partnerships to deliver a great customer experience. Other panelists included: Molly Mazzaferro, Director of Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Susan Rice, Head of Product Design and Research at Toast Shaun Gummere, SVP of Experien...
April 30, 2019
AI. This is a field that’s been around for a while. Theories on the processes of cognition date back centuries. The first computer programs to mimic human behavior were invented in the 50s and 60s. Throughout its history AI has seen periods of stagnation, even occasional disillusionment, punctuated by great strides as new barriers and presumed limitations were breached. “Expert Systems”, “Logic Programming” and “Knowledge Engineering” had their eras and fueled many advances throug...