Following Dawson's Creek, Smith had a recurring role on fellow WB show Charmed, as well as guest arcs on Justice and Eli Stone. Smith starred as Ryan Thomas for two seasons on the CW series Life Unexpected, which ran from 2009-2011. He had a recurring role as Robert Quinn in 2014-2015 on ABC drama The Fosters. More recently Smith had a guest arc on ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and in Season 4 of Riverdale, Smith portrayed the new principal at Riverdale High, Principal Honey.
- Smith signed on to DC to create a love triangle between Jack, Dawson and Joey.
- Smith directed Season 6 episode, Everything Put Together Falls Apart