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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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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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: ...
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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,...
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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
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

October 16, 2019
Translation of Nielsen’s Heuristics from 2D to 3D Virtual Reality By 2024 the virtual reality market is expected to surpass USD 44.7 billion, over six times the current market value of USD 7.9 billion.* To put this into perspective, the US box office grossed a total of 41.7 billion in 2018. The reach of VR will surpass gaming, potentially transforming fields such as medicine, psychology, entertainment, education and sports. Imagine a doctor being able to perform remote surgery in VR. Or, bein...
October 11, 2019
NormaTec, a leader in athlete recovery technology, debuted an innovative mobile experience for their new PULSE 2.0 and PULSE PRO 2.0 Recovery Systems. To bring this connected product experience to market, NormaTec worked with Cantina, a Boston-based strategic design and development agency. Cantina helps companies like NormaTec design and build products that connect the physical and digital worlds to create new customer experiences. For the project, Cantina played an important role in defining t...
October 9, 2019
Overview Creating delightful and efficient IoT solutions requires not only selecting the right platform and vendors, but it ups the ante for project managers to successfully orchestrate the complex constellation of internal stakeholders, external partners and 3rd party suppliers involved. Unlike more one-dimensional technology solutions, IoT solutions are part of complex ecosystems - some stable and battle-tested, many new and experimental - where very little is predictable. Even our hopes and...
October 2, 2019
Last week was a crazy week for the world of AR and VR. Unite Copenhagen 2019 began on Monday and Oculus Connect 6 kicked off Wednesday. Both events announced some impressive features for Unity and the Oculus Quest, respectively. Let’s dive into some of the notable features for the world of AR and VR. Unite Copenhagen 2019 Mixed and Augmented Reality Studio (MARS) https://unity.com/unity/features/mars MARS is a platform that sits on top of the already amazing AR Foundation package, a packag...
October 1, 2019
JOURNEY MAPPING IN PRACTICE If you’re a part of the design community, you’ve undoubtedly heard of—or perhaps are well versed in—the practice of customer journey mapping. At Cantina, we believe that to design an experience that is best for the user, we need to understand their end-to-end experience. We see the customer journey map as a diagram of the ‘holistic view of actions, influences, thoughts, and emotions surrounding interactions with your brand or organization.’ Understanding...