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Jikku Ben Pothen

I'm the founder & Lead game designer of Level 1 Labs. With a passion for game design that knows no bounds, I am the mastermind behind crafting great experiences for multiple Award-winning games. 


Whether it's perfecting the balance of game economies, or improving your ERM funnels, I thrive on the challenges of creating unforgettable experiences. The GOTY 2020, Google Play Best Game accolade of 2017, Best Casual game of 2020 in 12 countries including US and the heartwarming appreciation from Walt Disney for my game innovations fuel my unwavering dedication to excellence.

Join me on this enthralling journey as we venture into virtual realms, where creativity knows no bounds, and gaming experiences are crafted with heart and soul.

Let's create magic together!

a car, zebra, space ship




2020 - Present

As a leader of a talented team, responsible for award-winning titles like Spongebob Krusty Cook-Off and Food Truck Chef, I provide design direction, review documentation, manage work hours, and foster a supportive environment where they can rely on me as a dependable mentor.


2018 - 2020

I played a pivotal role in developing an unparalleled AR Metaverse platform that catered to players and users globally. My contributions extended to designing numerous AR games and VR titles. I had the privilege of working on various XR client projects, further expanding my expertise


2012 - 2018

The best kick-start to my career. From pitching innovative concepts to crafting detailed design documents, developing UI flows, wireframes, and meticulously balancing game levels, I fulfilled diverse roles as a content writer, producer, and even had the opportunity to analyze valuable data.

Shrinivasan, CEO 

"A person whom you defenitely want in your team who puts product first and wants product to win"
Rayman with hands


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