Smith began his career at Nelvana as an animator, working on Strawberry Shortcake specials, the feature Rock & Rule, and Care Bears movies (as animation director on the second one). He was also a storyboard artist for the first season of Inspector Gadget. He moved up to writing on Care Bears, Babar (movie and series), Beetlejuice, Sam and Max: Freelance Police, Rupert, and others. Outside of Nelvana, Smith wrote for The Mask, Chop Socky Chooks, and Packages from Planet X.
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