Jim Smith, born James Carl Jobb in Lubbock, Texas in 1954, is an American animator. He worked on Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures with his long-time working partner John Kricfalusi. Smith later briefly worked on Tiny Toon Adventures, and then along with Kricfalusi, Bob Camp, and Lynne Naylor, he founded SpÃ¼mcÃ¸ where he co-created Ren & Stimpy and the Ripping Friends.
Jim Smith is a NASCAR team owner. He owned Ultra Motorsports until the closing of their shop in early 2006. Ultra Motorsports fielded Dodges in the Craftsman Truck Series for Ted Musgrave and Jimmy Spencer, and is an investment partner with Robby Gordon Motorsports in the NEXTEL Cup Series.