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

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.

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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
100 Summer St.
Boston, MA 02110

Blog

September 8, 2020
Over the last few years, Cantina has worked to distill its human-centered design1 process into a deck of usable cards called Experience Strategy Cards. In addition to outlining 20+ research methods, we have curated unique action plans called Recipes to help you achieve your design and innovation goals. Now, our printed Experience Strategy Cards have been reinvented as an interactive mobile app that we are excited to share with you. At Cantina, our clients choose to partner with us because o...
September 1, 2020
A highly collaborative, interactive, and supportive culture has always been important at Cantina. But how do we maintain this culture when COVID-19 is forcing us to work remotely? Luckily, we have a ton of creative minds at Cantina, and we’ve been able to come up with new ways to connect remotely - from online game nights to virtual happy hours. Most importantly, with our weekly Hive Mind design meetings, we’ve been able to keep our culture alive in new and exciting ways. At Cantina we live...
August 26, 2020
☕ Cantina Coffee Chat is a series we've developed to share knowledge about a variety of topics in innovation, design, and technology. It provides an interactive platform for hosting conversations between folks from inside Cantina as well as with outside thought leaders. We are excited to use this venue for starting a dialogue and helping others. We hope you enjoy the exchange. Check out past episodes: Episode 1: Best Practices in Remote Work Episode 2: Best Practices in Prototyping Epis...
August 19, 2020
In the real world, space is a given. We create spaces just for specific tasks—a kitchen for cooking, a dining room for dinner, a bedroom for sleep. These spaces shift our modes of thought. We go to the store to shop and the beach to relax. When we want to work, we go to the office—well, used to. The liminal spaces between these environments are important - crucial even. Passing through a door to another room literally resets your brain. It’s why you find yourself saying “what did I come...
August 12, 2020
Our three 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) attendees, Justin, Janus and Dakota, gleaned many useful ideas and highlights from the experience that they’d like to share. So, here they are: Justin Stuart Overall Thoughts on Format Every year, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) makes sessions available online. But this was the first year that there was not also an in-person component. With no sessions taking place in front of a live audience, the sessi...