Project Nimbus: Battlefile

Design and development of an interactive 3D site promoting the Japanese launch of the highly anticipated mech action game Project Nimbus.


A short film project set in Tokyo which explores the cyberpunk roots of the city. Creative direction + videography. Release TBA.

Sakamoto Sayuri

Photography, design, and identity for the internationally talented koto and shamisen player Sayuri Sakamoto, as featured on NHK.


Founding member of Signal2, a creative partnership focussed on art direction and brand consulting. Corporate identity and digital presence.

Ogura MEMO

Product design, brand development, and photography for Ogura MEMO, a limited edition Taisho-style notebook that was featured in several select stationery stores throughout Japan.

Shibuya Safari

A monotone photographic exhibition that explores the characters and moments that emerge at night in Tokyo’s Shibuya district.


Award-winning portfolio website experimenting with sound, motion, and interaction to craft new digital experiences.




Cody Brendan James Ellingham is a multidisciplinary writer and design consultant.

CBJE Design was founded in 2015 as a continuation of his freelance work.

He has founded several successful creative ventures in New Zealand, Australia, and Japan, and has had the pleasure of working with a range of international and boutique clients.

Please get in touch for a copy of the complete portfolio, or to discuss new opportunities.

+81 070-1458-0211
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