Looks like you have some nice ideas here, and I am sure you have realized this all ready but this "The best of the best in our respective fields coming together" is not going to be achieved by posting here, the people who are perceived to be the best of the best are usually pretty busy =p
Preferred name: Jim
Position Applying for: Ideally mapping.
Past experience: There is a deviant art link, in my username and I was the project leader of pokemon rumble rock. (if you search it there is probably a beta kicking about somewhere)
Contact Method: either through this site, or skype.