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

Cantina Company Overview

Our approach aligns research, human-centered design, and technology to build elegant and meaningful digital products and services. Fortune 500 companies and rapidly growing startups turn to us to help them identify opportunities for innovation and growth, and to design, develop and deliver products and services that improve lives.Fortune 500 companies and fast-growth startups turn to us to help them define strategies, create human-centered designs, and build products customers love. We have build digital experiences for enterprise customer like Avid, Empower Retirement, John Hancock, and MIT. Our startup clients include LINK AKC, SyncThink, Toast, and Vets First Choice.

Jobs at Cantina

 
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What are you about?  You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. 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 and apps with your friends in your free time. Your Github account speaks for itself, but you’re eager to speak about it, too.   Here’s what we’re about.  Cantina is a strategic design and development agency....
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Boston
What are you about? You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. 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 and apps with your friends in your free time. You should be a passionate developer with a broad range of programming skills who brings a positive attitude to small project teams. You should have recent experience with the latest best of breed web-...
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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: ...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
What are you about? You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. 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 and apps with your friends in your free time. You should be a passionate engineer with a broad range of programming skills who brings a positive attitude to small project teams. You should have recent experience with the latest best of breed web-...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
What are you about? You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. 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 and apps with your friends in your free time. Your Github account speaks for itself, but you’re eager to speak about it, too. We’re looking for a full-stack engineer: a generalist with significant experience in Python, who thrives in a fast-paced...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
What are you about?  You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. 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 and apps with your friends in your free time. Your Github account speaks for itself, but you’re eager to speak about it, too. What we’re about:  Cantina is an award-winning strategic design and development agency based in Boston with expertise...
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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...
Marketing
Boston
Location: Cantina is located in downtown Boston near South Station. As consultants, we do travel to our client sites as projects require it. This is typically within the greater Boston area, and only up to 3 days per week. The rest of the time, you’ll work from Cantina’s offices, and up to 1 day per week from home. Candidates will need to be responsible for their own local transportation when on-site work is required. Skills: Native Android development (Java required, Kotlin experience preferred), cross-platform mobile development with React Native is a...
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 are you about? You’re an established technical leader who still writes code every day. You have deep expertise in machine learning, but you thrive on variety in your work. You’re eager to work at the intersection of 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. Here’s what we’re about. Cantina is a strategic design and development agency. We accelerate...
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...
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320 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02110
320 Congress Street, First Floor
Boston, MA 02210

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

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Blog

March 5, 2019
There is no doubt that IoT is here to stay, mainly in areas such as manufacturing and transportation where there are clear benefits to connecting devices such as energy efficiency. Industrial IoT (IIoT), in particular, is being increasingly adopted as early adopters have successfully used the technology to remove inefficiencies, prevent errors, and optimize yields with real-time adjustments. Consumer products using IoT have had more varied results. Some, such as Nest, Philips Hue, and Alexa-pow...
March 3, 2019
tl:dr - Use the AR Foundation Components plugin to get a basic AR app or game working without writing any additional code. AR is amazing. You hold up your phone or tablet, point it at the world you know, and it changes right in front of you. The immersion isn't on the level that VR is known for, but it's enough to enjoy. For me, it's about giving the user the ability to cause a digital object to collide or interact with objects in the real world. I've been working on an AR ...
February 27, 2019
The Golden Promise With startups, enterprises, and governments all pouring funds into artificial intelligence, the technology is poised to explode in the coming years. Tech and non-tech companies alike are racing to get ahead of competitors and tap into its potential, with corporate giants leading the way. AI seems to have it all: from the sci-fi-esque imagery to the big-name recognition to the enormous, universal market potential. With such a golden promise, it’s little wonder that so many c...
February 19, 2019
According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 422 million people around the world are suffering from diabetes. It has become a growing global epidemic. Here in the United States, it’s believed that 1 in 3 Americans has some form of pre-diabetes. Diabetes is a complex affliction to understand, let alone to live with and manage. If left uncontrolled, this disease can have devastating effects leading to blindness, heart disease, amputation of limbs, strokes and even death. But with ad...
February 16, 2019
Cantina Consulting, a strategic design and development agency that helps organizations harness the power of design and technology to deliver digital products and services, today announces a move to a new office at 100 Summer Street in Boston’s Downtown Crossing district. Headquartered in Boston, Cantina first opened in 2007 with a small, but expert team working out of a modest office in Newton, MA. In 2012, the company moved to an office in Boston’s Seaport Innovation District, when the a...