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Chris Smith: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Chris Smith
Assistant Professor


First Year Advisor

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Winner, American Advertising Federation Southeast District Addy Awards, both Gold and Silver level
  • Winner, American Advertising Federation regional Addy Awards, both Gold and Silver level
  • Winner, Multiple regional and district PRSA Image Awards
  • Speaker, JaxMac Creative Juices Workshop/Seminar
  • Featured Designer, Communication Arts Magazine
  • AIGA Graphic Design Student Portfolio Reviewer, 1996-Present
  • AIGA Mentor Group leader¬†

Professional Profile:

Assistant Professor Chris Smith earned his M.A. in Advertising Design from Syracuse University and his B.F.A. in Graphic Design from The University of North Florida. Prior to joining Flagler College, he served as Creative Director for The Robin Shepherd Group, where his client roster included CSX Rail, Gate Petroleum, Acuvue Contact Lenses, Heartguard and Frontline pet pharmaceuticals, Blue Cross Blue Shield, PGA Tour and Shands Hospital. He currently serves a variety of clients including Steinway & Sons and Volvo Club of America.

Teaching and Related Service:

Department Chair, 2005-2009

Orientation Academic Instructor

Courses taught:

  • Visual Culture
  • Image Studio
  • Branding
  • Advertising Design
  • Environmental Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design History
  • Graphic Design Portfolio