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As a UX Designer Intern at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and development of user-centric digital experiences that enhance the way our members interact with our services. Under the guidance of our experienced UX team, you will play a key role in shaping the future of healthcare accessibility and usability.

“This position is eligible to work a hybrid or remote schedule in accordance with our Telecommuting Policy. Applicants must reside in Kansas or Missouri or be willing to relocate as a condition of employment.”

Why Join Us?

Dynamic Work Environment: Collaborate with a team of passionate and driven individuals.

Make a Positive Impact: Your work will directly contribute to the health and well-being of Kansans.

Real World Experience: You will work hand in hand with our team in learning our business and applying your classroom learning.

Networking Opportunities: Participate in our corporate intern program and network with other interns at BCBSKS to enhance your learning opportunity.

Flexibility: Options to work onsite and hybrid available and accommodating to school schedule.



What you’ll do

User Research: Conduct user research to gain insights into the needs, preferences, and behaviors of our members. Utilize various research methods such as surveys, interviews, and usability testing to inform design decisions.

Wireframing and Prototyping: Create wireframes, prototypes, and user flows to visualize and communicate design concepts. Iterate on designs based on feedback from stakeholders and user testing.

UI Design: Collaborate with the design team to translate wireframes and prototypes into visually appealing and intuitive user interfaces. Implement consistency in design elements and adherence to brand guidelines.

Interaction Design: Define interactions and micro-interactions that enhance usability and create delightful user experiences.

Accessibility: Advocate for accessibility best practices and ensure that designs are inclusive and accessible to users of all abilities. Conduct accessibility audits and implement solutions to address any issues identified.

Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams including product managers, developers, and quality assurance testers to ensure that designs are implemented effectively and meet business requirements.

Continuous Learning: Learn industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in UX design for health insurance. Share knowledge and insights with the team to foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.


What you need

Pursuing a degree in User Experience, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, or a related field.

Strong portfolio showcasing UX/UI design projects and proficiency with design tools such as Adobe XD, or Figma.

Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to articulate design decisions and rationale.


Bonus if you have

Solid understanding of user-centered design principles and methodologies.

Passion for healthcare and a desire to make a positive impact on people's lives through design.

Experience with front-end development technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is a plus.

Ability in wireframing and prototyping with Miro.

Ability to plan and analyze usability tests to refine and improve designs.

Understanding of accessibility guidelines (e.g., WCAG) to ensure designs are inclusive and usable for all users.


Benefits & Perks

Networking opportunities with other company interns, through our company intern program

Participate in TopCity intern program

Access to onsite Topeka workout facility, Club Blue

Housing assistance available for onsite interns in Topeka

Professional development opportunities through company training – ‘Blue University'