As long as the internet is around there will always be a need and a calling for a skilled typography graphic design artist. Since the internet is based on the written word, the graphic design artist that is in charge of typography will be the one to make that word look good. The way a website is presented has a lot to do with how the visitor perceives the website and can make or break a connection between business and the potential customer.
Typography has been around a long time. As far as the history books are concerned, people were using different types of fonts and texts with dies and different seals as far back as 1800 BC!